|Witches and Faggots, Dykes and Poofters|
This ground-breaking documentary explores the history of the gay and lesbian movement up until the pivotal moment in 1978 when Sydney's first Mardi Gras protest march for gay rights ended in a riot and over 50 people arrested.
It is a "detailed examination of the Sydney street clashes, intimidatory and provocative anti-gay behaviour of the New South Wales police force, and the angry response of Sydney's gay community" Sydney Filmmakers Co-operative
. Screens with To be a Woman
Jill Craigie, 15 mins, 1951, 16mm, Source: ACMI Collection
A documentary arguing the case for equal pay for women. and Careers for Girls 18 mins, 1949, 16mm, Source: ACMI Collection
There are today (1949) 4,000,000 girls in high schools and colleges. Some will marry.