Don’t Call Me Beautiful

In 1965, at the age of 3 months, Zeitha Murphy was removed from the care of her Aboriginal mother and placed into St. Vincent’s Orphanage in Nudgee, Brisbane. After being adopted into the home of an elderly spinster, Zeitha experienced years of emotional and physical abuse, only cementing her feeling of displacement and isolation within society and her life. The sheer trauma of her youth later encouraging an array of mental illnesses, including depression and anxiety. However, accompanied by an unwaveringly positive mindset and determination to create a better life for herself and her sons, Zeitha has devoted herself to discovering her true place in society and her birth family.

Running Time:

00:10:06

Category:

Year Completed:

2017-12-04

Country of Production:

GA

Producer(s):

Tara Wise

Writer:

Doc Lyons

Cast Members:

Zeitha Murphy

Director(s):

Jill Robinson

Screening Date:

08/23/2019

Screening Time:

3:45pm

Location:

Learning Center - Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Screening Address:

265 Peachtree Street, NE

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