Lady Macbeth – panel discussion and advance screening at Cameo

The Melbourne Women in Film Festival and Cameo Cinemas co-present 

Panel discussion + advance screening

Sunday 25 June, 4pm

The Melbourne Women in Film Festival and Cameo Cinemas co-present the remarkably original and enthralling Lady Macbeth. To celebrate the film's release, we are holding a special panel discussion with female film practitioners, coupled with an advance screening of the film.

Tickets are now available via the session time link below!

Our panelists include... 

Santilla Chingaipe
Zambian-born Santilla Chingaipe is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist who worked as a reporter for SBS World News for seven years, predominantly as a correspondent for Africa, often interviewing political leaders. She has recently presented the SBS documentary Date My Race and is now directing and producing a series about South Sudanese communities in Australia.

Alice Foulcher
Alice Foulcher is an Australian actor and writer. She frequently collaborates with her husband, director and co-writer Gregory Erdstein – whom she met while studying at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) School of Film and Television. Their short films have screened at multiple film festivals internationally – most notably their TROPFEST short film A Bit Rich (2014), the critically lauded Picking up at Auschwitz (2012), and Paris Syndrome (2016). In 2014 she was granted an eight-month writing residency in Paris with Erdstein at the prestigious Cité des Arts Internationale where they wrote the script for That's Not Me.

Ariel Shaw
Ariel Shaw is an ASE Award-winning editor based in Melbourne, Australia. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) School of Film and Television, Ariel has edited a number of award-winning short films and music videos including Courtney Barnett‘s Depreston and Kim’s Caravan.
An in-demand assistant-editor for network television drama and comedy, That's Not Me marks Ariel’s debut as a feature film editor.

Melanie Killingsworth  
Writer and director Melanie Killingsworth has worked on feature documentaries, narrative shorts, and as an assistant producer on reality TV. She has recently worked as a script consultant and editor on the feature Might Cause Miracles. 

Our moderator...

Dr. Clare Perkins 
A researcher and educator at Monash University, Dr. Claire Perkins has a background in cinema studies and critical theory. Her areas of specialty include American independent film along with feminist media and cultural studies. She recently co-edited the published collection Indie Reframed: Women’s Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema (2016).