Red Matildas

Australia, 1984

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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

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