Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘women's liberation’

8 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Certain Women – Episode 166 television program – 1976

The final episode of this long-running serial about a family of strong-minded women who take on a changing world in the 1970s.

Chequerboard Revisited – Episode 3: I Reckon I’m an Average Australian television program – 2000

Kevin and Margaret, filmed three times over a 30-year period, show how attitudes towards marriage have changed in Australia between the 1960s and 2000.

For Love or Money documentary – 1983

Using almost totally historical material, For Love or Money encompasses the role of Australian women in both paid and unpaid work, over a 200 year period.

Girl in a Mirror: A Portrait of Carol Jerrems documentary – 2005

Carol Jerrems, who photographed Melbourne subcultures in the 1970s, unsentimentally documents her own decline from terminal illness polycythemia.

I Am Woman music – 1972

‘I am Woman’ by Helen Reddy was a worldwide hit and the first song by an Australian artist or composer to reach number one in America.

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.

Winter of Our Dreams feature film – 1981

It was surprising that this uncompromising film about a junkie prostitute’s failure to find love, would work so well with audiences.