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Cinema on the Lawns
14 Sep, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A satellite event direct from the Darwin International Film Festival (DIFF)! An outdoor screening of short films by Australian female writers and directors.
Jointly presented with Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre and Katherine Regional Arts.
Entry by gold goin donation. Strictly alcohol free event.
Queen of the Desert directed by Alex Kelly
Not only has she got pink extensions, painted on eyebrows, glitter stockings and superman hotpants, Starlady’s a youth worker in some of Australia’s most remote and challenging places. And she reckons that hairdressing can improve people’s lives. Like a real life Priscilla, Starlady takes us on a Queen of the Desert journey to Areyonga, an indigenous community in Central Australia, where she’ll work with a group of curious and cheeky young people.
Man Makes History written and directed by Sally Bothroyd
A history textbook timeline focuses too much on man’s place in history, and a woman decided to take chrology into her own hands.
Bluey written and directed by Darlene Johnson
Bluey, an angry young woman trapped in a life of violence, meets a mentor who could change everything. Bluey is about the fight for survival. St Kilda Film Festival Best Indigenous Film Award 2016.
Ono written and directed by Lauren Brunswick
Through the course of a night, Oscar and Olivia realise that validation and love in your 30’s aren’t as simple as leaning on the nearest available option.
Little Lamb written and directed by Heidi Douglas
A young female convict desperate for freedom chooses a new master from an isolated farm. Her hopes for a new life are soon dashed when she makes a grim discovery.