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form y separately published work icon She Who Must Be Loved single work   film/TV   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 She Who Must Be Loved
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'Freda Glynn was never a big talker but these days she talks even less. When her documentary filmmaker daughter Erica Glynn tells her she wants to make a film about her, Freda responds simply with a shrug. And yet Freda has so much to relate. She could, for instance, talk about how she ran CAAMA, the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association, an organisation that has been dedicated to Aboriginal music and culture since the early 1980s. Or perhaps how she trained Indigenous filmmakers at Imparja Television, casually managing to raise five children on her own at the same time. But instead, Freda uses her daughter’s project to research part of her family history. There is uncertainty about whether Freda’s grandmother was killed during a massacre of Indigenous Australians; Freda’s own mother was never able to clarify events during her lifetime. Together, Freda and Erica Glynn embark on a complex search for answers. Freda, we learn, is a determined woman whose strength, humour and creativity are expressed in all her dealings with the people she cares about. She is also a woman whose work has had a lasting impact on the Aboriginal community’s struggle for emancipation.'

Source: Berlinale 2019.

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form Melbourne Women in Film Festival Critics Lab Tiia Kelly , Laura La Rosa , Natalie Williams , Chloe Wong , 2020 single work film/TV
— Appears in: Kill Your Darlings [Online] , February 2020;
NAIDOC Programs to Hit Our Screens 2019 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 3 July no. 704 2019; (p. 6)
'She Who Must Be Loved is airing as part of NITVs NAIDOC programming on Sunday, July 14, at 8:30pm. The special documentary recently aired at Sydney Film Festival and was awarded the Best Australian Documentary prize by the Documentary Foundation.'
Freda's Radical Life Is Loved on Film 2019 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 24 April no. 699 2019; (p. 3)

'Radical pacifist and grumpy 78-year-old woman Alfreda Glynn is the star of a new documentary She Who Must Be Obeyed Loved, which will screen at this year's Sydney Film Festival from June 5-16.' (Introduction)

Freda's Radical Life Is Loved on Film 2019 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 24 April no. 699 2019; (p. 3)

'Radical pacifist and grumpy 78-year-old woman Alfreda Glynn is the star of a new documentary She Who Must Be Obeyed Loved, which will screen at this year's Sydney Film Festival from June 5-16.' (Introduction)

NAIDOC Programs to Hit Our Screens 2019 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 3 July no. 704 2019; (p. 6)
'She Who Must Be Loved is airing as part of NITVs NAIDOC programming on Sunday, July 14, at 8:30pm. The special documentary recently aired at Sydney Film Festival and was awarded the Best Australian Documentary prize by the Documentary Foundation.'
form Melbourne Women in Film Festival Critics Lab Tiia Kelly , Laura La Rosa , Natalie Williams , Chloe Wong , 2020 single work film/TV
— Appears in: Kill Your Darlings [Online] , February 2020;
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