Women Make Movies Women Make Movies View Cart
Women Make Movies


Rachel Landers

Dr. Rachel Landers completed a PhD in History at the University of Sydney and a Post-Graduate Directing Diploma at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. Working in theatre after graduation, Rachel then moved into film as a writer/director and producer of drama and documentary. Her films have screened at numerous international festivals, been broadcast all over the world and have won and been nominated for a number of awards.

Most recently Rachel made the feature documentary A NORTHERN TOWN nominated for the prestigious UK Grierson Innovation award, a United Nations media award and was a finalist for best documentary in the Dendy's and the Film Critics Circle of Australia. A NORTHERN TOWN, which she also shot, won an AFI for Best Cinematography and the 2009 Premiers History Award and is in competition at FIFO in 2012.

Rachel produced the feature documentary THE SNOWMAN, which was selected for competition at IDFA; nominated for an AFI award for Best Feature Documentary and won the Foxtel Australian Documentary Prize.

Her last film was the documentary THE INQUISITION screened on the ABC and France 1 and was in competition at FIFO in 2011.

Rachel has recently been awarded the 2011 NSW Premier's History Fellowship and appointed Head of Documentary at AFTRS. (8/14)

The Lost Tribe
A film by Rachel Landers, 2005, 56 min., Color

While ex-Mormon-lesbian-atheist Sue-Ann Post has carved out a name for herself as a stand-up comic in Australia, she has been estranged from her famil...

go to year view by subject view by title view by maker

  Sign up to get our monthly newsletter delivered by email.

You'll get the latest info on WMM films, filmmakers, new releases and worldwide events.
Read the current issue and subscribe!

amazon amazon
WMM offers film collections
on a variety of specific subject areas, including the
African American Collection, films from Latin America, the Girls Project, Beyond the Veil and more.

Deep discounts are available when you purchase multiple films. More details.

© Women Make Movies, 2005
site map

Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitiates the production, promotion, distribution, and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. contact us