Bread and dripping

Australia, 1981

Film
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The role of the women during the Great Depression has often been neglected in the telling of Australian history. Using archival footage, this film illustrates the hardships and the political struggles women faced in a time of political and economic upheaval.

Credits

creator

Margot Nash

director

Women's Film Collective

production company

Wimins Films

Language

English

Duration

00:18:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32904

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Depressions - 1929

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Employment

History → Australia - History

History → Depressions - 1929

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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