You Don't Nomi

13 November
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12/$10 ($20/$15 with Showgirls)

On its initial release 25 years ago, Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls was met by critics and audiences alike with near universal derision.

Tracing the film’s redemptive journey from notorious flop to cult classic, this documentary by Jeffrey McHale redeems the film as a subversive comic triumph.

It contextualises the film through the prism of a Hollywood gaze that sensationalised sex as something both titillating and dangerous.

You Don’t Nomi takes Showgirls seriously, obsessively, looking at it from every angle, presenting a chorus of critical voices who analyse the film in ways that are highly entertaining and provocative’ - Variety 

Stay on to watch Showgirls.

Tickets for You Don't Nomi + Showgirls: book here for $20/$15 double pass.



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