Beck Cole's groundbreaking debut is a moving and hopeful story about the strength and resilience of women.
Karen is a beautiful young woman with a dark past; but she’s got potential and she knows it. Fresh out of prison, she finds herself on the streets with a burning desire to turn her life around but no one to call for help. Eventually she finds safe haven at a shelter for women like herself. With the support of her new community of friends, Karen begins the journey of reconnecting with her estranged mother and her young daughter, and she is soon propelled to face the most difficult truths of her life.
Following the screening will be a discussion led by ACMI's First Nations Programmer, Amanda Haskard and Anusha Duray of NITV on the representation of First Nations women on screen.
First Nations Film Club
Watch films from ACMI's collection and beyond, looking back on the trailblazing storytellers and seminal works that have paved the way for First Peoples stories on screen.
Join the club
You will need to be a member of the First Nations Film Club this session. By becoming a member of the Club, you'll also get a range of ACMI member benefits.
First Nations Stories
Get to the heart of the moving image with stories from First Peoples' perspectives.
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