Screening of film on Belalie Creek

The Farmer’s Cinematheque by Malcom McKinnon will be screened following art exhibition.

The Farmer’s Cinematheque by Malcom McKinnon will be screened following art exhibition.

Jamestown’s Belalie Art Society will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of its Belalie Art Gallery on Friday night with an exhibition of past Jamestown Art Prize winning works and recent works by some of the prize winning artists.

Exhibiting artists will include Margaret Tuckey, Glenys Christopher, Carol Coventry, Harry Sherwin, Vivienne Ziersch, Jill Francis and Helen Pammenter. 

The exhibition will be opened by the society’s founder and patron, Malcolm Catford OAM.

Following the exhibition there will be a community barbecue on the banks of the Belalie Creek and a screening of filmmaker and artist, Malcolm McKinnon’s film, The Farmer’s Cinematheque. 

The Farmer’s Cinematheque is a one-hour film about the power of memory, the nature of our attachment to country and the ways in which communities strive to balance change and tradition.