Anti-biopics: Women's life stories in film and art

Alexandra Heller‑Nicholas is an academic, film critic and programmer from Melbourne who has written eight books on cult cinema with an emphasis on gender politics. She is a Research Fellow at RMIT University in the School of Media and Communication and an Adjunct Professor in film, television and animation in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University.

Cover image: Tracey Moffatt, Something More #8, 1989, Cibachrome. Courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery.