Beyond the Silver Screen

A History of Women, Filmmaking and Film Culture in Australia 1920–1990

Mary Tomsic
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16 October 2017

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9780522872309

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MUP Academic

Beyond the Silver Screen

A History of Women, Filmmaking and Film Culture in Australia 1920–1990

Mary Tomsic

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi

List of Abbreviations viii

Introduction

1. More than a Filmmaking Hobby (1920–1930s)

2. Public Pressure from Film Reformers (1920s)

3. Utopian Visions and Activist Filmmaking (1930s–1950s)

4. Creating Cultured Cinema-going (1945–1965)

5. Training and Creativity in Government (1940s–1960s)

6. Political Expression and Film (1970–1980s)

7. Film Schools, Film Business and Industry (1970–1990)

Conclusion

Index

Mary Tomsic

Mary Tomsic

Mary Tomsic is an ARC Postdoctoral Research Associate researching visual representations of child refugees in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at The University of Melbourne. Her teaching and research interests are in cultural history; visual culture; film and history; historical representations in popular culture; Australian film culture and histories of gender and sexualities. She is a co-convener of the Australian Women's History Network and the Melbourne Feminist History Group.

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