A lesbian coming out story spanning fifty years.
Francesca Curtis and Phyllis Papps are many things. Researchers. Writers. Ultra-Feminists. Partners. They are also the first lesbian couple to come out on national television almost fifty years ago. Putting everything on the line, Phyllis and Francesca appeared on ABC TV This Day Tonight’s interview about lesbianism in October 1970. Now in the final years of their lives, the couple open up about love, loss and political change, solidified inside a fifty-year relationship. A powerful and inspiring film about acceptance set against Australia’s fight for marriage equality.
WHY DID SHE HAVE TO TELL THE WORLD? will premiere at the Mardi Gras Film Festival – My Queer Career, Wednesday 3 March @ 6:30 PM at RITZ CINEMAS, 45 St Pauls Street Randwick, NSW.
Further announcement to come, for further information please visit www.whydidshe.com.au.