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BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

5 - 15 MARCH 2020

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THE LIVES OF THERESE

“...magnificently compelling, unself-pitying subject”

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DATE: 18 Mar 2017

TIME: 5:00 pm

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

CLASSIFICATION  15+

Original Title  Les Vies de Thérèse

Date  2016

Country  France

Language  French with English subtitles

Director  Sébastien Lifshitz

Screenwriter  Sébastien Lifshitz

Cast

Thérèse Clerc

 

Genre

Documentary

Run Time 55min

 

Tag line

Thérèse Clerc is one of France’s fiercest activists.

SYNOPSIS

Witness to the final moments of one of his 'The Invisible Ones' (BQFF 2013) subjects, Lifshitz explores a complex woman's multi-faceted life.

From abortion rights to sexual equality to homosexual rights, she has fought every battle.

 

With the knowledge that she is dying from an incurable illness, she decides to give a tender and lucid last look at what was her life, her battles and her loves.

Awards & Screenings

Cannes 2016 Queer Palm Award Winner; London Film Festival 2016

Source  

Doc & Film International

SCREENS WITH

DANCE CARD

Date  2016

Country  Australia

Language  English 

Director  Renée Crea

Run Time  6min

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