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Reviews

★★★.5
“This is a serious documentary but it is full of humour.”

The Australian

★★★★
“A document that sits at the
intersection of multiple injustices.”

The Reel Bits

“A fist-bumping,
fired-up feminist treat.”

TimeOut

“A story of perseverance and comradeship
told with emotion and humour.”

Film Ink

“Director Robynne Murphy steps through the ups, downs, ins and outs of a movement that she was a part of forty years ago, which gives her film an impassioned and vital feel.”

Concrete Playground

“The Jobs for Women campaign is well worth celebrating, and this fine documentary does that very well indeed.”

Inside Story

Awards

WINNER - The Macquarie-PHA Applied History Award 2020

History Council NSW, NOVEMBER 2020

Finalist - ATOM Award 2020 Best Documentary - Social & Political Issues

Australian Teachers of Media Award, NOVEMBER 2020

Finalist - ATOM Award 2020 Best Documentary - History

Australian Teachers of Media Award, NOVEMBER 2020

Finalist - Documentary Australia Foundation Award Best Australian Documentary

Sydney Film Festival 2020, MAY 2020

Media Resources

Media contacts

Director:
Robynne Murphy
info@womenofsteelfilm.com

Materials

Download press kit here
Download high res film poster here
Download low res film poster here

Trailer links

Youtube: https://youtu.be/-22E8ltWs-M

Synopsis

After being told “there’s no jobs for women” at the local steelworks, a group of Australian and migrant women begin a campaign against Australia’s most powerful company. Their political and legal battle for the right to work changed the rules forever.