The Waterside Workers Federation Film Unit

Document Type

Book chapter

Publication details

Milner, L 1999, ‘The Waterside Workers Federation Film Unit’, in B McFarlane, G Mayer & I Bertrand (eds), The Oxford companion to Australian film, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, Vic., pp. 327. ISBN: 095537971


One of the few trade union film groups in Australia, this Sydney based unit was formed by waterside workers Keith Gow and Jerome 'Jock' Levy, who were joined In 1954 by Norma Disher. They produced eight films for the Federation, and eight other commissioned works, including three for the Building Workers Industrial Union.