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Special movie screening: Sydney

April 11 @ 6:00 pm 9:30 pm Australia/Sydney

Women in Media NSW is hosting a special screening of The Drover’s WifeThe Legend of Molly Johnson and Q&A with the writer, director, and actor Leah Purcell.

Women in Media NSW is delighted to be able to offer our members a special advanced screening of The Drover’s Wife – The Legend of Molly Johnson, a new Australian legend from visionary writer, director and actor Leah Purcell. 

The Drover’s Wife – The Legend Of Molly Johnson is Purcell’s debut feature film which world premiered at SXSW as part of their Narrative Spotlight programme in March 2021.

Women in Media are also delighted to havePurcell join us for a Q&A following the screening.  

The film is directed by and written by Purcell, co-produced by her production company Oombarra Productions, and sees her star in the leading role of Molly Johnson. H

er previous adaptations of The Drover’s Wife include the multi-award-winning theatrical play which was a sell-out success at Belvoir St Theatre, and the novel which is currently available through Penguin Random House. 

Purcell received the Jury Grand Prize for her courage and resilience in writing, directing, starring and producing in her feature film debut as a filmmaker at the 2021 Asia Pacific Screen Awards in November 2021.

Our friends at Dendy Cinema Newtown will be hosting us for the evening.

WHEN: Monday April 11, 2022.

TIME: 6pm to 9.30pm.

COST: Complimentary for Women in Media members thanks to the generous support of sponsors and $25 + booking fee for non-members. Please note tickets are limited because of COVID-19 safe practices.

WHERE: Dendy Cinema Newtown 261 – 263 King Street, Newtown