Revisit (and discover!) your 20th century lesbian literary favourites and celebrate the trailblazing authors that created them in this jubilant doco.
Tracing the journey of Sapphic writing throughout the last century, from The Well of Loneliness, pulp novels, children’s books, horror fiction and everything in between. In Her Words: 20th Century Lesbian Fiction leaves few stones unturned in its celebration of a sprawling cast of lesbian literary behemoths. With remarkable archival footage and a host of illuminating interviews, this captivating documentary charts the events that shaped their craft and raises a glass to their triumphs.
Content warning: contains discussions of homophobia, suicide and sexual abuse
This screening includes a special panel of queer women writers offering an Australian perspective on the topic. Panellists to be announced.