Don't Call Me Girlie + Jewelled Nights

29 November
Location informationArc Cinema
Event costFREE (bookings essential)

The early Australian film industry enjoyed a more balanced roster of women in front of and behind the camera. Don’t Call Me Girlie chronicles these pioneering careers, including Lottie Lyell, the McDonagh sisters, Helen Twelvetrees and Shirley Ann Richards.

Plus the surviving fragments of Louise Lovely’s Jewelled Nights (1925), presented by the NFSA’s General Manager Collections, Meg Labrum.

Don't Call Me Girlie: 1985, G, 55mins; Dir. Andree Wright & Stewart Young

Jewelled Nights (fragments only): 1925, G, 20mins; Dir. Louise Lovely & Wilton Welch


See more events in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits program.

The exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits is on at the National Portrait Gallery from 10 November 2017 to 4 March 2018.