Women have been an integral part of Australian film history from the beginning. In this video essay, edited by Ivana Brehasand commissioned by the Sydney Opera House for All About Women, we unpack five overlooked works from key women of Australian cinema.
The Cheaters (1929) - dir. Paulette McDonagh
On Guard (1984) - dir. Susan Lamber
Night Cries: A Rural Tragedy (1990) - dir. Tracey Moffat
Only the Brave (1994) - dir. Anna Kokkinos
Floating Life (1996) - dir. Clara Law
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Grab some popcorn and settle in for some wild and wonderful feminist cinema. We'll be screening classics, hearing from filmmakers, and exploring Australian film culture, all over one glorious day.