What We’re Watching: Amazing women on screen

This month the office reflects on productions that star the work of brilliant women, both on and off-screen.

Shakuntala Devi, Amazon Prime

Manpreet Singh our IT systems administrator, inspired this month’s theme with this suggestion. Shakuntala Devi takes a comedic but inspiring look at the real life story of the ‘human calculator’ of the same name. Vidya Balan takes the starring role as Devi herself, who first gained notoriety as a child an incredible talent for quickly solving complex maths problems in her head, and who went on to become a famous mathematician.

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Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob