Ruby Rees: WOMEN BY THE SEA
An attempt to put women front and centre in the Film & Television Industry
Actress Ruby Rees’ (Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Picnic At Hanging Rock) debut feature film Women By The Sea is set over one weekend at Phillip Island. The film explores the relationships between five women, friends since childhood as they embark on a weekend away together and attempt to reconnect after years apart. At it's heart this film is a story of female endurance, of the complex and powerful bonds that bind women to one another, oh and paintball...,
Saturday 28th July 3:30
Ruby will describe her experience making one of the first films in Australia to employ an entirely female identifying cast AND crew. For so long inequality in the workforce has been the norm. Slowly thanks to movements like #timesup we are beginning to see long overdue change. This film is an attempt to put women front and centre in the Film & Television Industry and a chance for women to be a central part of the narrative.