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In 1979, Gillian Armstrong's My Brilliant Career
was a landmark film. Not only a popular period piece fundamental to the revival of Australian cinema, it was the first feature film to be directed by a woman in Australia in almost half a century.
In Beyond and Behind the Silver Screen: The Hidden History of Australian Women's Work With Film
, author and academic Mary Tomsic looks at the fascinating look at the often forgotten ways women worked with the moving image, regulated film culture and promoted film as a suitable medium for their creative and political work.