For Love or Money: A History of Women and Work in Australia
Friday, Aug 5 at 5:30 pm
Location la: Bartos Screening Room
Dirs. Megan McMurchy, Margot Oliver, Margot Nash, Jeni Thornley. 1983, 107 mins. DCP. The 1970s saw a radical revision of Australian history through a feminist lens. This film was created as part of the 1978 Women and Labour Conference and went on to become a feminist essay film classic. Five years in the making, with contributions from hundreds of women and over 200 Australian films, it is an investigation and celebration of women’s work from colonial settlement to the present, a story told by women: Aboriginals, migrants, convicts, and a variety of others. Narrated by actress Noni Hazelhurst.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this film may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons.
Presented in association with the National Film and Sound Archive’s digital restoration program – NFSA Restores: Reviving our cinema icons.
Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / Free or discounted for MoMI members ($11 classic). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.