QAGOMA Film Program
11-13 March 2022
CINEMA A, GOMA

Summary

In partnership with Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), the film program ‘Humans, Animals and the Natural World’ considers humanity’s relationship with plants and animals in stories of ground-breaking scientific discoveries, connection, and hope. From woolly mammoths, to pigs and fantastic fungi this documentary series will charm and inspire.

 

Featured documentaries

Fantastic Fungi: The magic beneath us (2019)

6pm, Fri 11 Mar 2022

Beautifully shot, well researched documentary about the world of fungi. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offer us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges.

Genesis 2.0 (2018)

7.50pm, Fri 11 Mar 2022

Mammoth tusks are appearing out of the melting Siberian permafrost. Due to the rapid development of technology the notion of successfully cloning an extinct Woolly Mammoth has become emblematic of the wild possibilities of genetic technology, and the discovery of a largely intact Mammoth corpse which may yield viable genetic material. A documentary that explores the scientific possibilities and its implications for the world.

Made for Each Other: A history of the bond between humans and dogs (2019)

1.30pm, Sat 12 Mar 2022

Made For Each Other illuminates this distinctive and unparalleled bond on film: a quietly rhapsodic, insightful, and deeply engaging exploration of the primordial relationship between dogs and humans.

Gunda (2020)

3pm, Sat 12 Mar 2022

Filmmaker Vikto Kossakovsky reminds us that we share our planet with billions of other animals. Gunda is an intimate portrait of a pig. A film that ascribes majestic greatness to the underdogs. And makes us think. I’m the very least.

Kiss the Ground (2020)

1pm, Sun 13 Mar 2022

Narrated by Woody Harrelson, this documentary is a climate change documentary that leaves you hopeful for the future. Featuring interviews with scientists, farmers and politicians, the film discusses the role of regenerative agriculture in building healthy soil and combating climate change.

The Biggest Little Farm (2018)

3pm, Sun 13 Mar 2022

This delightful and stunningly shot documentary follows John and Molly Chester on their eight-year journey to turn 200 acres of neglected land into a thriving eco-farm.

The Weather Diaries (2020)

An Australian documentary filmmaker set out to make a doco about flying foxes and then changed a film about urgency to act in the face of climate change. Made by a mother concerned about the future for her daughter, The Weather Diaries is a story both personal and political.

 

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Accessibility

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COVID-19

The health and safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers at the Queensland Museum and World Science Festival Brisbane is our priority. World Science Festival Brisbane events in 2022 will operate in line with Queensland Government public health measures. Festival attendees aged 16 years or over must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination (unless medically exempt) on entry to festival venues. Learn More

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Cost

$12

Location

Cinema A, Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Session Times

Qagoma Film Program

11 March 2022

90 mins 6:00pm

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Qagoma Film Program

11 March 2022

90 mins 7:45pm

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Qagoma Film Program

12 March 2022

90 mins 1:30pm

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Qagoma Film Program

12 March 2022

90 mins 3:00pm

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Qagoma Film Program

13 March 2022

90 mins 1:00pm

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Qagoma Film Program

13 March 2022

90 mins 3:00pm

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