Australian Screen

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Titles tagged with ‘self-image’

8 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

The Book Show – Germaine Greer television program – 1992

Germaine Greer talks to Andrea Stretton about the mixed reactions of feminists to her latest book, The Change: Women, Ageing and the Menopause.

Effie: Just Quietly – Make-Ups and Makeovers television program – 2001

Effie was a sitcom character before wandering out of fiction into documentary. Her comic persona allows a bluntness that 'serious’ interviewers might not get away with.

Good Girls Do Swallow documentary – 2000

Dumb Idiotic Eating Trauma – Rachael Oakes-Ash takes a witty look at widespread dieting and its sometimes deadly consequences.

Mortified – Taylor’s DNA television program – 2006

The series creator says her inspiration came from realising that, from age 11 onwards, kids begin to find things their parents do very embarrassing.

Mum’s the Word – Episode 9 television program – 2003

The women selected for this discussion are chosen for their entertaining stories about parenting rather than representing the range of parenting issues in the community.

My Brilliant Career feature film – 1979

This feminist warrior and role model came to life on film in the same year as the road warrior in the masculine fantasy Mad Max.

Size 10 documentary – 1978

Size 10 is about how four young women break free of the pressure to conform to beauty and fashion norms.

We Aim to Please short film – 1976

We Aim to Please incorporated experimental and feminist ideas and was a bold break away from the narrative films and factual documentaries of the time.