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Serious Undertakings

Serious Undertakings (Helen Grace, 1983) Robert Alexander, Marilyn Allen, Nick Enright, Stephen Leeder, Jan Cornall

She wanted to make a film about childcare. He said "I'd rather make a film about the Baader-Meinhof gang than about childcare."

References and Links

IMDb page.

Australian Screen (NFSA) webpage: notes by Susan Lambert. Includes clips from the film.

Helen Grace Projects.

Bibliography from Helen Grace's website (above):
Helen Johnson, ‘Helen Grace, Serious Undertakings, 1983’ Frieze Masters 4, 2015, 92
Sylvia Lawson ‘Serious Undertakings: Demolitions, Deconstructions’ (Framework, No. 24, Spring 1984): Sylvia Lawson, ‘Seriously Undertaken’ (Filmnews, Vol. 13, No. 3 March 1983)
Meaghan Morris : ‘Worth A Serious Look ‘ (Australian Financial Review, 13th April, 1983)
Debra Daley: Serious Undertakings (Art Network, No. 10, Winter 1983)
Ross Harley: ‘Neither Here Nor There? A Dossier Around Serious Undertakings’ in Botsman P & Harley R. (eds) Local Consumption, Series 5, Sex, Politics, Representation (Sydney, 1984)
Felicity Collins:’ Reading Against the Grain: Independent Feminist Filmmaking and the Black Hole’ (Filmnews, Vol 13, No 11/12, Nov/Dec 1983 p12-13)
Catriona Moore & Colette Hoeben.: Serious Undertakings: An Inventory of Old Wives Tales in Blonski, Creed, Freiberg: Don't Shoot Darling: Women's Independent Filmmaking in Australia (Greenhouse, 1987)

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