Doco of the Month: Brazen Hussies + Q&A
Join us for the latest in documentary filmmaking. We’ll be celebrating diverse voices and intriguing personalities, uncovering truths from the exciting to the uncomfortable, and – most importantly – sharing real stories from Australia and around the world.
Brazen Hussies reveals a revolutionary chapter in Australian history – the Women’s Liberation Movement (1965–75).
Joining us for a Q&A after the screening are director Catherine Dwyer and Elizabeth Reid, who features in the documentary and, in 1973, became the first Advisor on Women's Affairs to a head of government anywhere in the world.
his documentary shows us how a daring and diverse group of women joined forces to defy the status quo, demand equality and create profound social change - contributing to one of the greatest social movements of the 20th Century.
The film interweaves freshly uncovered archival footage, personal photographs, memorabilia and lively accounts from the bold women who reignited the feminist movement in Australia, sometimes at great personal cost.
‘Brazen Hussies does an excellent job of condensing and capturing what was a heady and turbulent period of consciousness raising and revolution in Australia’ – The Conversation
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