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Martha Ansara Martha Ansara i(A148157 works by)
Born: Established: 1942
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1969
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BiographyHistory

 Martha Ansara  is a documentary filmmaker whose films on social issues have won international prizes. Ansara was one of the first women in Australia to work as a cinematographer. She is a full member of the Australian Cinematographers Society and was inducted into the ACS Hall of Fame in 2015.  She is a Life Member of the Australian Directors Guild and a founding member of Ozdox, the Australian Documentary Forum.  She has also worked as a film lecturer and film writer and has been active in the trade union, women's and peace movements. (Source: Wikipedia)

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Personal Awards

1987 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Byron Kennedy Award for her uncompromising use of film as a vehicle for consciousness-
raising and her consistent help to filmmakers at the beginning of their careers.
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