Show Me The Magic tells the story of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine’s journey from a one-horse town in outback NSW to the heights of Hollywood, weaving historical archive with Don’s own personal collection and on-location footage. Don [now 77 and still working] has filmed more than 50 features including Romeo + Juliet, Wolverine, Chronicles of Narnia well as many of Australia’s early iconic films such as Breaker Morant, My Brilliant Career and The Adventures of Barry Mackenzie. Last year he filmed the sci-fi film Enders Game. His working life includes many years in Hollywood working on such classics as Predator, Patriot Games and Mrs Doubtfire. Anyone interested in film will find this documentary and the following Q&A with Don and the Director Cathy Henkel fascinating.
Where: Chauvel Cinema
When: 13th February 2013, 6.30pm