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This Thursday: your last chance

This Thursday, Seen & Heard Film Festival comes to a close not just for another year, but we’ll be on hiatus in Sydney in 2015. Do not miss your opportunity to be a part of our last night! Buy your tickets online or at the door. Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation Jennifer Lee, USA Winner Los Angeles Women’s International […]

Zahra Stardust

This Thursday: Madam with a Movie Camera

Tomorrow night we’ll be interviewing pornography performer, academic and filmmaker Zahra Stardust. Zahra Stardust, BA (Honours), LLB, MA (Gender and Cultural Studies) is a queer feminist porn star, Penthouse Pet, award-winning stripper and pole dance instructor. Her films have screened at the Berlin Porn Film Festival (honourable mention), Perv Queerotic Film Festival in Sydney (audience […]

Queen of the Desert by Alex Kelly

Opening this Thursday

Showcasing films that are written, produced and/or directed by women from Australia and across the globe, Seen & Heard has embedded itself in the inner west scene as an exciting, progressive and eye-opening experience. Screening this Opening Night, 6 March at The Red Rattler Theatre: QUEEN OF THE DESERT by Alex Kelly Not only has […]

Seen & Heard in 2009

A lot can change in five years

In late 2008, I was finishing my honours year and was full of outrage regarding women’s participation in the boys club industry that was Hollywood. How could women comprise such a dismal statistical presence in filmmaking, an art that arguably represents people and ideas to the masses more widely than any other medium. It was […]

Seen and Heard Programs

2014 Program Launches

Last night we launched the program for our 2014 festival with special guest, co-host of At the Movies and former Sydney Film Festival director David Stratton. A big thank you to David who braved the rain and joined us to speak about censorship in film, the release of the much-challenged queer narrative Blue is the […]