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Beyond the Body: Orlando presents Sally Potter's 'The Gold Diggers' (1983)

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“A feminist sci-fi musical extravaganza” - Sight and Sound

Orlando presents Sally Potter's first feature film, 'THE GOLD DIGGERS' (1983, 90 mins). This screening marks the final event in the 'Beyond the Body' programme—an ongoing series of happenings, which have all been loosely related to Issue 03 of the print magazine—with all ticket sales going towards raising funds for the platform.

THE GOLD DIGGERS is a key film of early 1980s feminist cinema. Made with an all-woman crew, featuring stunning photography by Babette Magolte and a score by Lindsay Cooper, it embraces a radical and experimental narrative structure. The film was also co-written by the artist Rose English, who is currently showing work made during the 1970s and 80s at her solo exhibition 'Form, Feminism, Femininities' at Richard Saltoun Gallery.


Celeste (Colette Laffont) is a computer clerk in a bank who becomes fascinated by the relationship between gold and power. Ruby (Julie Christie) is an enigmatic film star in quest of her childhood, her memories and the truth about her own identity. As their paths cross they come to sense that there could be a link between the male struggle for economic supremacy and the female ideal of mysterious but impotent beauty.

Doors at 7pm, with the film to screen at 7.30pm.

Standard tickets are £12. There are also a limited amount of tickets which included a discounted copy of Issue 03: Beyond the Body.

Email info@weareorlando.co.uk for unwaged concessions. The venue is accessible with a gender neutral toilet. Horse Hospital will be running the bar.

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