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Femme Film Fridays: Sweetie

  • Bullock Museum 1800 Congress Avenue Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)


Join #bossbabesATX for second film in The Bullock Museum's new program Femme Film Fridays, a series highlighting the cinematic works of women, both behind and in front of the camera. For the second event in this program, we'll be watching Sweetie on Friday Nov. 18, 2016. Included with your ticket is a 6:00 p.m. welcoming reception with a cash bar and a Q&A following the screening.

About Sweetie:  Kay, is tentatively beginning an affair with a young man, when Sweetie—her mentally disturbed sister—re-enters her and her family's lives, throwing everything into turmoil. Sweetie was director Jane Campion's feature film debut and won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film, and a New Generation Award with the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. The film is one of 50 Australian films selected for preservation as part of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Kodak / Atlab Cinema Collection Restoration Project, and it won Australian Film Institute's Best Original Screenplay.

About Femme Film Fridays: Femme Film Fridays is produced by The Bullock Museum, in partnership with Humanities Institute at The University of Texas at Austin  and #bossbabesATX. This series is part of #bossbabesATX's film initiatives with their festival BABES FEST. Media sponsorship for Femme Film Fridays is provided by Austin Woman Magazine.

*Tickets are required for this event. All proceeds go toward covering screening costs.*