Cinema Rediscovered 2018

Women on the Periphery

Cinema Rediscovered 2018


Please note: this season finished in July 2018

Locating complex identities and searching for their place in a world that wasn’t always ready for them, this strand celebrates brave, bold, funny and warm storytelling from and about extraordinary women.

Previous screenings in this season

Cleo from 5 to 7  PG   Women on the Periphery

Cleo from 5 to 7
Sun 29 July 18:30
A special preview of the much anticipated re-release of Agnes Varda’s iconic real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy.

Bhaji on the Beach  15   Women on the Periphery

Bhaji on the Beach
Sun 29 July 15:20
Gurinder Chadha's debut empowering classic comedy tells the story of a mini-bus full of women from the Asian Women's Centre on a trip to Blackpool.

Women of the Periphery Shorts  18   Women on the Periphery

Women of the Periphery Shorts
Sun 29 July 12:30
Directed by women, each of these five short films playfully reflects upon notions of British sovereignty and identity.

Blue Black Permanent + Short  PG   Women on the Periphery

Blue Black Permanent + Short
Sun 29 July 10:30
Scottish poet, artist and filmmaker Margaret Tait's (1918 - 1999) first feature film Blue, Black, Permanent - about a woman attempting to tell the story of the death of her mother in the Orkney sea.

Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.  15   Women on the Periphery

Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
Sat 28 July 18:00
Leslie Harris' 1993 debut - a smart, attitude-packed coming-of-age story set in New York - holds an important place in film history as the first film written and directed by an African American woman to gain British distribution.

Something Must Break  18  S Women on the Periphery

Something Must Break
Sat 28 July 13:30
This striking modern romance tells the story of a transgender teen pushed to breaking point when love, life and labels collide.

beDevil  18   Women on the Periphery

Sat 28 July 11:15
BeDevil is the stunning debut feature from Tracey Moffatt and the first feature directed by an Australian Aboriginal woman. Presented by writer/curator Karen Alexander.

The Final Girls Present: The Mafu Cage  15   Women on the Periphery

The Final Girls Present: The Mafu Cage
Fri 27 July 18:00
The Final Girls present a deeply underrated horror that looks at the twisted dynamic that emerges between an astronomer and her psychotic sister.

My Twentieth Century  15  S Women on the Periphery

My Twentieth Century
Fri 27 July 16:00
From Ildikó Enyedi (On Body and Soul), this magical film spins a tale of twin girls who are born in 1880 Budapest on the same moment Thomas Edison presents his electrical lightbulb to the world.

Come The Revolution Presents: Madeline Anderson  18   Women on the Periphery

Come The Revolution Presents: Madeline Anderson
Fri 27 July 11:00
A shorts programme of the work of Madeline Anderson, the first African-American woman to executive-produce a nationally aired television series.