Classic Australian films to screen for free at Perth Cultural Centre in Northbridge

Perth Cultural Centre.
Perth Cultural Centre.

PERTH movie-goers will get a chance to see a selection of classic Australian films on the big screen again for free.

Eight films from the last 32 years will play on the James Street Amphitheatre screen in the Perth Cultural Centre on Thursdays and Sundays from March 11 until April 8.

The series starts with Muriel’s Wedding, followed by Bran Nue Day, The Castle, Young Einstein, Priscilla, Crocodile Dundee, Strictly Ballroom and concluded with Red Dog.

ScreenArts spokeswoman said the collection of films were fundamental to the representation and negotiation of national identity.

“Over the last 50 years, Australian cinema has exploded into a rich and versatile exploration of identity, and the many cultures and stories of its people,” she said.

“Spanning genres, these films capture some of the pivotal moments in the history of the national conversation.”

For more information and sessions dates and times go to http://www.screenarts.com.au/australian/.

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