Current Screening

A jubilant Ruth  after winning the  2010 AFI Award for   Best Documentary under 1 hour  for You Only Live Twice - the incredibly true story of the Hughes family  which she produced.

A jubilant Ruth after winning the 2010 AFI Award for Best Documentary under 1 hour for You Only Live Twice - the incredibly true story of the Hughes family which she produced.

Ruth Cullen Nominated for an AFI Award

Ruth Cullen has been nominated for an AFI Award  for the documentary You Only Live Twice – the incredibly true story of the Hughes family which she produced.  The results will be announced at eh AFI Awards in Melbourne on December 12th 2010.

Screening At the Cork International Film Festival in November 2010
You Only Live Twice – the incredibly true story of the Hughes family has  been invited to screen at  the Cork International Film Festival in November 2010

November 19th, 2010 – ACMI Cinema, Melbourne. 7-9pm
Ruth Cullen will present her 2 acclaimed films about Vali Myers -
The Tightrope Dancer” and its sequel “Painted Lady” at a one off special screening at Melbourne’s  ACMI cinema.

“The Tightrope Dancer”  introduced Vali to Australian audiences and caused a sensation on its release.  it was made 5 years after Ruth first met Vali in Manhattan in 1984 and was widely praised for the intimacy in its portrayal.   Tightrope  was followed in 2002 by its sequel “Painted Lady” which followed Vali’s return to Australia.  Vali and Ruth remained close friends for the last 20 years of her life and Vali referred to her  as “my spirit sister”.

“Out of all the films,
The Tightrope Dancer’s the one that really got me”

- Vali Myers

Tickets and Info:
November 19th, 2010. 7-9pm
ACMI – Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Federation Square, Melbourne
Ph +61 3 8663 2200

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