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A Girl in Every Port

Unclassified 15+ Children under the ago of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

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Since last screened by the Melbourne Cinémathèque in 2002, the seismic shifts in societal perceptions of gender representation have made Howard Hawks’ rambunctious late silent perhaps even more fascinating.

Louise Brooks’ character has been praised as an embryonic Hawksian woman – strong-willed, independent, sexual – but her depiction as a grasping schemer threatening the purity of the sailors’ masculine bond is as revealing and provocative as it is problematic.

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Please note that these sessions will be held at Capitol Theatre

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Session Times

  • Wed 30 Oct
    • 8.35PM

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