Tracey Moffat, BeDevil, 1993 (still); photo: courtesy Women Make Movies


Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

3:30 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1

$10 Members

$12 General

With its premiere at Cannes, BeDevil became a landmark work by artist Tracey Moffat, one of the first Australian Aboriginal filmmakers. Written and directed by Moffat, the trilogy of ghostly tales centers around the aboriginal peoples of Australia. Each chapter borrows from horror, gothic, and thriller genres to create a world of fantastical settings and pure artifice that reflects local storytelling and folklore traditions where memories dwell and spirits of the past permeate boundaries of the living and haunt the present.

Print source: Academy Film Archive

Film Details

Director: Tracey Moffat

Year: 1993

Running time: 90 minutes

Country: Australia

Format: 35mm

Rights: Women Make Movies

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