No myth

Australia, 1987

Film
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This video exposes the entrenched attitudes and myths surrounding Australia’s most hidden crime: domestic violence. “No Myth” was produced to explain why secrecy, shame and misplaced guilt accompanies domestic violence, and why women who experience it are frequently too scared, ashamed and isolated to confide in anyone.

Credits

director

Claire Jager

producer

Open Channel Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34629

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Women - Crimes against

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Violence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Violence

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Violence

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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