New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is proud to co-present a Museum of the Moving Image screening of NYWIFT member Nadia Tass’s film:
The Big Steal
Followed by a post-screening discussion with Nadia Tass.
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2022
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Redstone Theater, Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35th Ave, Queens, NY 11106
Cost: Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11)
NYWIFT members get 20% off with discount code AUSTRALIA20
The film is being presented as part of MOMI’s Pioneering Women in Australian Cinema program. The 20% NYWIFT member discount code can be applied to any film in the program.
The Big Steal
Dir. Nadia Tass
1990, 99 mins. 35mm
With Ben Mendelsohn, Claudia Karvan, Steve Bisley, Damon Herriman
Teenager Danny (a baby-faced Mendelsohn, in an early role) wants to woo his crush Joanna, promising a ride in his 1973 Jaguar. Except that he doesn’t have one. Unwanted and unintended consequences ensue when he decides to trade in his dowdy 1962 Nissan via a sketchy car dealer. This warm-hearted teen comedy caper was the third feature for filmmaking couple Nadia Tass (director) and David Parker (writer and cinematographer). A car-lover’s delight, it invigorates the 1980s teen date-comedy formula with an Aussie sensibility, showcasing the streets of inner-city Melbourne and a sunny Oz-rock soundtrack.
Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.
Museum of the Moving Image
Celeste and Armand Bartos Screening Room
3601 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.