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Witches & Faggots, 

Dykes & Poofters

“...an incredible Australian gay liberation movement captured on film, restoration by National Film & Sound Archive”

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DATE: 11 Mar 2018

TIME: 5:00 p

LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas

UNCLASSIFIED  15+

Year  1979

Country  Australia

Language English

Director  Digby Duncan and the One in Seven collective

SYNOPSIS

Genre  Retrospective, Documentary
 

Run Time  45min

Awards & Screenings

Mardi Gras Film Festival 2017
 

Source  National Film and Sound Archive

Documenting the police brutality and the events and political action that unfolded afterwards, Witches & Faggots, Dykes & Poofters hears from those directly affected, now proudly known as ‘the 78ers’.

 

Witches & Faggots, Dykes & Poofters has undergone a 2K digital restoration as part of the National Film and Sound Archive Restores program which ensures important films such as this are preserved at the highest standards, making them available to cinema audiences once again.