Girls to the Front: She Who Must Be Loved

8 August
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12/$10

Girls to the Front is a quarterly series showcasing content (including film, music, TV and beyond) produced by Australian female creative talent, with a specific focus on promoting under-represented cultures, ideas and voices.

Our second season of Girls to the Front focuses on Erica Glynn.

She Who Must Be Loved is a documentary telling the epic story of Alfreda ‘Freda’ Glynn, directed by her daughter Erica and produced by her granddaughter, Tanith Glynn-Maloney. Born under the Aboriginal Protection policies, in the early 1970s Freda channelled her formidable energy into establishing the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) and later Imparja TV.

Not just a biopic, the film is part social history and even a detective story as Freda and the filmmakers investigate the mystery behind her grandmother's death. Freda Glynn is a 78-year-old Aboriginal woman, stills photographer, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, radical, pacifist and grumpy old woman, who in equal measure loves the limelight and total privacy.

Join us after the screening for a live streamed Q&A with Erica Glynn.

‘Deeply enjoyable – unpretentious and life-affirming. Audiences will leave touched by the sincerity of both the film and its subject’ – The Guardian



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