Red Matildas

Australia, 1984

Film
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Through the lives of three women, Audrey Blake, May Pennefather and Joan Goodwin, “Red Matildas” explores the social and political conditions in Australia during the Great Depression - conditions of massive unemployment, widespread malnutrition and growing militarism at home and abroad, that provoked many people to political activity. May Pennefather served 12-18 months in the Spanish Civil War. Cinematographer: Laurie McInnes

Credits

co-producers/directors

Trevor Graham

Sharon Connolly

production company

Yarra Bank Films

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

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