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the 2022 Pamela Denoon Lecture & Film Event

a reckoning of women’s voices in Australian cinema and television, how far we’ve come and the challenges ahead. IF YOU MISSED THIS EVENT YOU CAN NOW WATCH IT VIA THIS LINK

The Pamela Denoon Lecture was recently held in Canberra to rave reviews and celebrated award winning and talented Australian filmmaking women – trailblazers!

A star studded line-up was led by Director/Cinematographer Jane Castle and Director/Producer Pat Fiske

Watch this recorded event and meet the Panel

  • Australian Director/Writer Kim Farrant via Zoom from Los Angeles (Strangerland, nominated for the Grand Jury prize at Sundance 2015; Angel of Mine; The Weekend Away for Netflix)
  • Producer Sue Maslin AO (The Dressmaker, Jill Bilcock – Dancing The Invisible,Brazen Hussies, Road to Nhill and Japanese Story)
  • Producer Sheila Jayadev (Way out West and Ali’s Wedding)
  • Professor Lisa French (author and leading authority on women in Australian film – author of the book WomenVision),
  • Director/cinematographer Jane Castle (60 Thousand Barrels, When the Camera Stopped Rolling)
  • Director/ Producer Pat Fiske (Rocking the Foundations, For All the World to See, ‘Doc’ – A Portrait of Herebert Vere Evatt; Following the Fenceline, When the Camera Stopped Rolling, Rosemary’s Way, Tiger on the Rocks, Scarlet Road, Love Marriage in Kabul)

The trailer for the AACTA Award nominated feature documentary, When the Camera Stopped Rolling about trailblazing proto-feminist filmmaker from the 1950s, Lilias Fraser, will serve to kick off a lively debate about the realities and exigencies of women in film in Australia.

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