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Courtesy of NFSA

SCREENING + INTRO

Starstruck

Saturday, Jul 23 at 5:00 PM

Location: Redstone Theater

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the July 21 screening has been canceled.

Dir. Gillian Armstrong. 1982, 94 mins. DCP. With Jo Kennedy, Ross O’Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen, Pat Evison, John O’May. A young working-class woman dreams of being a pop singer, while living and working in her family’s struggling pub in The Rocks, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Aided by her media-savvy teenage cousin, and deploying various shrewd antics, she ultimately crashes a popular talent competition. With its vibrant ’80s new wave video aesthetic, this light-hearted musical comedy displayed Armstrong’s commitment to stories of women’s self-determination and creative versatility across different milieu.

Presented in association with the National Film and Sound Archive’s digital restoration program – NFSA Restores: Reviving our cinema icons.

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.

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