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SCREENING

Starstruck

Saturday, Jul 23 at 5:00 PM

Location: Redstone Theater

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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