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Australian Women Composers

Australia, 1983 (MIFF 1983)

Director: Adele Sztar

A documentary about the many struggles and scant triumphs of Australian women composers. The story begins at the turn of the century, when women wanted equal opportunities and recognition in the field of music, and analyses some of the problems they faced. The film presents portraits of Australian women composers, including Margaret Sutherland, Helen Gifford, and the most Successful of them all, Anne Boyd.

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