9 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
Brides of Christ television program – 1991
Brides of Christ take a vow to forsake the secular world and live according to God’s will. An Australian television landmark, recapturing the great changes of the ’60s.
Caddie feature film – 1976
Caddie is a powerfully emotional statement of the ways in which women outside marriage were socially and economically disadvantaged in the period between the wars.
Come In Spinner television program – 1989
Lisa Harrow, Kerry Armstrong and Rebecca Gibney feature in the story of three very different women in wartime.The series won a slew of AFI awards.
Compass – Pregnant Pause television program – 2006
Four women talk about their unwanted pregnancies in the ’50s, an era before abortion was readily available. Each went on to fight for other women’s right to choose.
La Spagnola feature film – 2001
The men here are little better than beasts, and into sex without responsibility; the women are crafty, creative and capable of malice.
The Last Days of Chez Nous feature film – 1992
The Last Days of Chez Nous was one of the most interesting films of the early 1990s.
Long Weekend feature film – 1978
On a long weekend camping trip to a lonely beach, Peter and Marcia confront the despair of their marriage, as nature takes revenge on them.
Number 96 – Episode 35 television program – 1972
One of the only surviving early black-and-white episodes of Number 96 is a rollicking ride through an apartment building and its class values and sex-obsessed situations.
The Woman Suffers feature film – 1918
This has been called ‘Australia’s first feminist feature’ but many of its female characters are ruined by men, a common theme in melodrama.