Catherine Dwyer (Australia)

Catherine Dwyer is the writer and director of the acclaimed documentary, Brazen Hussies (Film Camp, 2020): a deep dive into the history of the Australian Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1970s.

Brazen Hussies was listed in The Guardian’s top 10 Australian films of 2020. It won first prize in the human rights category at the 2022 Deauville Green Awards, France and was also nominated for the 2021 AIDC and AACTA Awards for ‘Best Feature Documentary’ and in 2022 for its one-hour TV version. Catherine was nominated for the 2021 Directors Guild Award: ‘Best Direction – Documentary Feature’ and the 2022 AACTA Award for Best Direction in TV – Factual/ Documentary. 

Catherine is also an archive producer and has recently worked on Trailblazers (2024), Her Name is Nanny Nellie, (SBS/ NITV 2024), Queerstralia (ABC, 2023), Who The Bloody Hell Are We? (SBS, 2023), and The People’s Republic of Mallacoota (ABC, 2022).