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Gillian Armstrong - Australian Filmmakers

Year: 1979, 23 mins
Code: AFT-Gil
ISBN: 978-1-921895-55-5

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Director Gillian Armstrong talks to Michael Carlton about her early career in this in-depth 1979 interview.

Gillian Armstrong was a part of the movement dubbed the "Australian New Wave" by the press. They were a group of filmmakers and performers who emerged from Down Under at about the same time in the early 1980's and found work in other parts of the world. Other members included actors Mel Gibson and Judy Davis and directors George Miller and Peter Weir. She was awarded the A.M. (Member of the Order of Australia) in the 1984 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to the film industry. (IMDb)


Mike Carlton is an Australian media commentator and author. He formerly co-hosted the daily breakfast program on Sydney radio station 2UE

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