WORLD PREMIERE screening at Temperance Hall (online)
Join us for a night of cinema in the comfort of your own home as we premiere The Prelude – a new feature film directed by Phillip Adams and Walter Dundervill in collaboration with Melbourne artists - staring Michelle Heaven, Caroline Meaden, Will McBride Rachael Wisby and Phillip Adams.
A new experimental art film exploring themes of religious unorthodoxy, embodied exorcisms, Catholic ceremony and demonic ritual, inspired by horror cult classic The Exorcist (1973).
The premiere screening of The Prelude will be followed by an artist Q&A.
Directed by: Walter Dundervill and Phillip Adams
Director of Photography: James Wright
Steadicam Operator: Hannah Palmer
Set Design: Thomas Roach and Phillip Adams
Editors: James Wright, Phillip Adams and Walter Dundervill
Music: Walter Dundervill
Surround Sound Mix: J David Franzke
Producer: Phillip Adams BalletLab
ONLINE Screening dates:
Thursday 2 September, 7:30pm (world premiere screening followed by artist Q&A)
Friday 3 September, 7:30pm
Mature Accompanied (MA 15+)
Online - link to be provided after booking by Wednesday 1 September
Pay what you can
This is a COVIDSafe event that has been registered with the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR). To view the safety checklist for The Prelude please click on the button below:
Image: Georges Antoni and 3 Deep
This showing of The Prelude has been made possible with the generous support of Creative Victoria, Australia Council for the Arts RISE Fund, The Besen Family Foundation, Melbourne International Film Festival, City of Port Phillip, Chocolate Factory Theater (NYC) and 3 Deep.
Temperance Hall acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land in which we dance and create, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation, and pay our respect to Elders both past and present and, through them, to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.