Yes people, the title is correct! Four movies featuring Cate Blanchett are going to be screen at the next Melbourne International Film Festival (August 3-20 2017).
Starting with Song To Song on August 8, moving to RED and Manifesto the next day, and ending with a great revival: The Man Who Cried (2000) on August 10.
Good evening folks! RED, the short film by Del Kathryn Barton, starring Cate Blanchett as Mother, in an intense performance of the mating rituals of the Australian Red Back Spider, will tour in two more art galleries, Australia only.
Hi everybody! Great news about REFUGEE, a short documentary narrated by Cate Blanchett, following the work of five acclaimed photographers reporting the refugees crisis. The ehxibition will open in Houston (Texas), for Fotofest International from May 12 to July 15, 2017.
The documentary it’s also available on Netflix now. Enjoy!
Hello fans!!RED is coming to America, at the Albertz Benda Art Gallery, New York! The short film is part of r u bunny?, Del Kathryn Barton’s first solo exhibition in the United States. The short movie can be watched from June 1 to July 14, 2017.
RED will come back to Australia at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne later in the year. (Source)
On April 7, Lakeshore Records released a soundtrack album to Del Kathryn Barton’s live action short film, RED, starring two-time Academy Award® Winner Cate Blanchett, Alex Russell, Arella Plater, and the Sydney Dance Company’s Charmene Yap.
The album features original score composed by Tom Schutzinger and is currently available exclusively on Bandcamp but it will be released through all major digital retailers on April 14. Visit Amazon or Itunes to pre-order the album.
Here’s the album track list*:
Check out a free track on youtube:
Here’s the album cover:
*Bandicamp’s album version includes an extra compilation track entitled Album preview, unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
11 Page Digital Booklet featuring artwork and stills from the film. (BUY Here)
The Art Gallery of South Australia also announced some weeks ago that its shop was selling the soundtrack and the poster of the exhibition.
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RED opened earlier this year at the Art Gallery of South Australia (screening through April 30), as part of the 2017 Adelaide Festival and will be shown in New York (open June 1st at NYC’s Albertz Benda Gallery) , and later in 2017 at the National Gallery of Victoria.
About Tom Schutzinger:
Tom Schutzinger has worked in the film industry for over 13 years and has been a touring musician for more than two decades, Tom founded the band Decoder Ring. Tom’s films include SOMERSAULT, JEWBOY, YOLK, LUCKY COUNTRY, CAUGHT INSIDE and THE PACK.
This week on The Mix, an ABC News 24’s new weekly arts, entertainment and culture program, RED’s director Del Kathryn Barton talked about the short film and Cate Blanchett’s latest role – as a redback spider. There’s also some new footage of Cate’s perfomance. Enjoy the full interview below (starts at 24 min) and we have added some screen captures to our gallery.
Role: Amanda Release: March 17, 2017; in DVD from July 4, 2017
Plot: In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters and a music mogul Cook, and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.
Plot: As we fly with the birds on their migrations, we discover the fascinating science of flight: how they manoeuvre simultaneously in flocks a million strong; manage immense journeys; navigate across whole continents and collaborate with other animals to find food.
Role: Thirteen roles Release: May 10, 2017 (USA); available in VOD Installation (complete): Kunsthalle Helsinki (Finland) August 19 – October 15, 2017 || Fundación Proa (Buenos Aires, Argentina) August 26 – November 5, 2017 || HOW Art Museum (Shanghai, China) September 20 – December 31, 2017 || National Gallery Prague (Prague, Czech Republic) October 4, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Plot: A collage of artists’ manifestos, ultimately questioning the role of the artist in society today
Role: Mother Status: Completed Screenings: Walkway Gallery (Bordertown, Australia) September 1 – October 2, 2017 || National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia) November 17, 2017 – March 12, 2018
Plot: A surrealist cinematic offering and a savage tale of female power inspired by the mating rituals of the Australian Red Back Spider
Role: Hela Status: Complete Release: November 3rd, 2017 (USA)
Plot: Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela
Role: Valka (voice) Status: Pre-production Release: March 1, 2019
Plot: As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.