Jeni Thornley is a documentary filmmaker. Her widely distributed, award winning films include: Island Home Country (2008), To the Other Shore: a diary film about motherhood (1996), the co-directed feature documentary For Love or Money: a history of women and work in Australia (1983) and Maidens: four generations of an Australian family (1978). She was a Contributing Director on Australia Daze (1988).
Jeni currently works in film as a writer, director, script editor, researcher, film assessor and as a film and video valuer for film archives and the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. She also lectures in documentary film, focusing on the history of documentary, changing forms and ethics at University of Technology, Sydney, where she has also completed her doctorate. See the Issues in Documentary facebook page.
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