IN GAY CINEMA
The Hare Hole
63 Johnston St, Fitzroy
Before the Wachowski’s entered The Matrix (1999), they made their directorial debut with the queer neo-noir thriller; Bound (1996). Coquettish mob doll Violet (Jennifer Tilly) teams up with her tool-belt toting lover Corky (Gina Gershon) to rob her Mafia boyfriend.
(The Wachowski’s, 1996)
Post-film discussion will feature Cerise Howard and Whitney Monaghan.
Cerise is the artistic director of the Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia, a member of the International Jury Board of the East-West: Golden Arch awards, a co-curator of the Melbourne Cinémathèque and a co-founder of tilde: Melbourne's Trans & Gender Diverse Film Festival.
Whitney’s background is in screen, media and cultural studies and her research examines the representation of gender, queer and youth identities, digital culture, and new forms of screen media. She’s author of Queer Girls, Temporality and Screen Media: Not 'Just a Phase' (Palgrave, 2016), the founder and co-editor of Peephole Journal and a festival co-ordinator at the Melbourne Women in Film Festival.
Accessibility: This venue is wheelchair accessible, closest accessible public transport is in the CBD. Event is not subtitled or AUSLAN interpreted.