TAGGED: women's liberation
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In December 2020 the NFSA screened Brazen Hussies (2020), a documentary profiling a revolutionary chapter in Australian history, the Women’s Liberation Movement (1965–75).

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Listen to a Q&A with the director of documentary Brazen Hussies (2020), Catherine Dwyer and influential feminist Elizabeth Reid.

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In 2008, Helen Reddy gave an oral history interview to the NFSA's Nick Weare. 

In this excerpt Reddy talks about the lasting legacy of the women's liberation movement in the 1970s. 

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In 2008, Helen Reddy gave an oral history interview to the NFSA's Nick Weare. 

In this excerpt Reddy talks about the impact of her most iconic song, 'I Am Woman'. 

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This clip looks at how women were brought back into the paid workforce to fill the lower paid positions as the economy boomed in the 1960s. Summary by Adrienne Parr.

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The song ‘Size 10’, written and sung by Robyn Archer, plays while women look into distorting mirrors, seeing themselves first as fat and then as skinny.

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The filmmakers draw the title of the film on their naked bodies. By throwing a tomato on the lens, they remind the viewer that all images are constructed.

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This clip juxtaposes the sounds of heavy breathing, a party with male voices and wolf whistling against the images of women’s faces, a bedroom with a woman in bed, and the ground outside, setting u

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This clip examines the situation for women in the 1930s Depression when many were forced to work as the men in their families were unemployed.

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This clip talks about the conditions that led to the Melbourne Tailoresses Strike of 1882 to 1883. Summary by Adrienne Parr.