Esther Newton Made Me Gay (2022)
Esther Newton Made Me Gay (2022)

ACMI & MQFF present

Esther Newton Made Me Gay

Australian Premiere

Jean Carlomusto | USA | 2022 | Unclassified (15+)

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Mon 14 Nov 2022

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This documentary traces the life and times of renowned cultural anthropologist Esther Newton. Throughout her career, Esther was a pioneer who challenged the status quo around gender, sexuality and anthropological methods. Her work inspired generations of scholars to pursue research in what would eventually become the field of LGBTQ & Gender Studies.

Format: DCP
Language: English
Courtesy: FIlm Collaborative
Runtime: 92 mins

Event duration

92 mins


Unclassified (15+)


Cinema 2, Level 2
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