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‘Rebel Dykes’ producer Siobhan Fahey shares how the project came to life

‘Rebel Dykes’ producer Siobhan Fahey shares how the project came to life

Documentary Rebel Dykes is getting a lot of attention at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival which opened on Saturday. OUTinPerth chatted to producer Siobhan Fahey (not the Bananarama singer) about how the project that captures the lives of lesbian women in post-punk 80’s London came together. Rebel Dykes began life as oral history project with Fahey […]

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Review | ‘Rebel Dykes’ reminds us we stand on the shoulders of giants

Review | ‘Rebel Dykes’ reminds us we stand on the shoulders of giants

Rebel Dykes | Dir: Sian Williams & Harri Shanahan | ★ ★ ★ ★  ½  Talking with the fourteen year old in my life, she told me that her best friend was a ‘gay boy’ and two of her female friends were a couple. When I was that age, homosexuality was illegal and it was rumoured that […]

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Revelation Film Festival cancel launch event due to lockdown

Revelation Film Festival cancel launch event due to lockdown

In light of the Western Australian Government’s recent 4-day lockdown order, the Opening Night and following day of programming for the 24th annual Revelation Perth International Film Festival has officially been cancelled. Patrons who held tickets for this Thursday 1 July’s Opening Night and any of the film screenings held on Friday 2 July will […]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival reveal full 2021 program

Revelation Perth International Film Festival reveal full 2021 program

The 24th annual Revelation Perth International Film Festival returns from 1 – 11 July presenting a curated program celebrating independent filmmakers and boundary pushing storytellers. The theme of Distant but Connected is reflected not only through the epic program featuring content from 21 countries, but also through the Festival’s specially commissioned artwork from acclaimed Augmented […]

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New documentary celebrates London’s Rebel Dykes

New documentary celebrates London’s Rebel Dykes

A new documentary celebrates a group of gay women who lived in London in the early 1980’s and described themselves as “rebel dykes”. “Before there were queer activists, before there were Riot Grrls, there were the Rebel Dykes of London. They were young, they were feminist, they were anarchists, they were punks.” is how the […]

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