Still from 'Bedevil' (1993) Ronin Films
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Bedevil (1993) Ronin Films

ACMI presents

Bedevil

with special guest Hayley Millar Baker

Australia | | M
Film

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In 1993, Tracey Moffatt directed this horror cult classic which popularised her as the first Aboriginal woman to direct a feature length film.

Bedevil is a trilogy of supernatural stories inspired by ghost tales Moffatt heard as a child. Prepare to be spooked and join us this October as we discuss the Bedevil trilogy in preparation for Halloween.

We’ll be joined by Hayley Millar Baker, a Gunditjmara artist who works in photography and film, and whose 2021 photo series I Will Survive, drew on "childhood memories of imparted cautionary tales and instructions for surviving in the bush… based on stories that have been passed down in the form of warnings, myths, ghost stories and hauntings." Millar Baker will yarn to us about the influence that Moffatt’s Bedevil and other works had on her growing up, how she works with memory and horrific tales, and how her latest exploration into video art is expanding her photographic practice.

Watch the film on SBS on Demand before attending the session

We’re proud to co-present this month’s session with Ngarrimili for Indigenous Business Month. Ngarrimili nurture and support business and entrepreneurship opportunities amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Victoria.

When

Tue 5 Oct 2021

6pm (AEST)

Duration

120 mins

Rating

M

Where and How

Watch the film on SBS On Demand before attending the session.

This month's session will run online on Zoom.

When you register to attend via this link, a Zoom meeting link will be sent to you in your confirmation email.

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About our host

Bryan Andy

Bryan Andy is a Yorta Yorta man from Cummeragunja, NSW. He is a freelance writer, arts advocate and the current convenor of OutBlack – Victoria's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and Queer mob.

Bryan Andy

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You will need to be a member of the First Nations Film Club to attend this session. By becoming a member of the Club, you'll also get a range of ACMI member benefits.

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