↠ Lâle saw the production of her short film script The Palace That I Live In take place after a funding campaign on Pozible. The film is directed by Aimèe-Lee X. Curran & features Hunter-Page Lochard (Cleverman, The Sapphires, Around The Block), her real life mother Diana Jeffrey, and herself. The Palace That I Live In had it's world premiere at Palm Springs International Short Fest 2014. The film has also screened in NYC Independent Film Festival, Edinburgh Short Film Festival in 2015, & Tasmania Breath Of Fresh Air Film Festival 2016.. In 2014 Lâle co wrote Xu Hsien's Picnic, filmed on location in Joshua Tree, California & is currently in final stages of her next short film script Atlantis which is to be directed by award winning director Kate Halpin.
Lâle frequently experiments with different forms of writing including poetry, prose, & essay & will have a triptych of her poetry accompanied by some of her stills published later this year by Borderstream. Read Lâle's essay The heroine's Journey:Women on Solo Expeditions through Film here on the Women and Film website. Lâle has completed writing courses at Sydney Writers' Centre & Sydney University. Lâle is currently completing a bachelor in Creative Writing. ↠
NYC 2015 with The Palace That I Live In
'Regretting the unfulfilled aspirations of her eccentric mother, 17 year-old Poppy struggles to accept her life in a run-down shed on a decaying rural property. Her vividly imagined dreams lend her escape, but an awkward friendship with a boy from a nearby property leads to a greater understanding of what it means to live a normal life.'