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  •   Sari Braithwaite
  •   Australia     2018
  •   Documentary, Spotlight: Women in Cinema


“If you like to think about how we look, who we look at, and the power dynamics involved, do not miss this film.” –NZIFF

When Sari Braithwaite gained access to never-before-seen movie clips deemed immoral and censored by the Australian government from 1951 to 1978, she planned to liberate these long-suppressed images from the archives. But as she scrutinized over 200 snippets of sex, violence, and misogyny from Hollywood classics, European art-cinema and underground films, her project became a far more provocative and complex investigation of the sins of the cinema itself. A post-film discussion will follow the Saturday 10/13 screening with Karly-Lynne Scott (Northwestern University) and Chase Joynt (University of Chicago) discussing the film.

This film is a selection of the International Documentary Competition.


Women in Cinema Program Sponsor

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Women in Cinema Program Patron

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Event Information

Saturday, October 13, 2018

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  •   63 minutes
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States


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