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The Trials of Painter William Dobell
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directed by Eugene Schlusser, 1939-; produced by Eugene Schlusser, 1939-, Seven S Productions (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2016), 57 mins

This documentary examines the 1944 trial of the painter William Dobell, for "fraudulently" winning the Archibald prize for portraiture. An attempt was made to muzzle the artist and dictate to him what and how he could paint.

The battle was bitterly fought and developed into a clash of cultures and ideas as much as...

directed by Eugene Schlusser, 1939-; produced by Eugene Schlusser, 1939-, Seven S Productions (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2016), 57 mins
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directed by Justine Nagan, fl. 2005; produced by Justine Nagan, fl. 2005, Kartemquin Films (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2010), 1 hour 1 mins

In rural America, a lone employee waits in a cavernous old museum for visitors to come. A few individuals straggle in every few days and then, come Friday, the museum fills with life. Machines hum, presses print, artists buzz about. One weekend each month, the quiet of Two Rivers is interrupted as carloads of arti...

directed by Justine Nagan, fl. 2005; produced by Justine Nagan, fl. 2005, Kartemquin Films (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2010), 1 hour 1 mins
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Under The Lino : The Life and Art of Bruce Goold
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directed by Bill Leimbach, fl. 1980; produced by Bill Leimbach, fl. 1980, Lucky Country Productions (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2017), 1 hour 53 mins

Bruce Goold is an artist who seamlessly combines his diverse skills and interests to present the viewer with a completely singular and distinctive aesthetic that is instantly recognizable as his own.

The film takes us from the Bohemian days in the infamous YELLOW HOUSE to grand hotel renovations on Lord Howe Is...

directed by Bill Leimbach, fl. 1980; produced by Bill Leimbach, fl. 1980, Lucky Country Productions (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2017), 1 hour 53 mins
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Bauhaus: Myth of the Modern
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(Contemporary Arts Media, 1998), 1 hour 43 mins, 103 page(s)
Featuring interviews with former students and archival footage of the time, this documentary examines how the Bauhaus school started after World War I, considers how it became revolutionary, and explores its closing. The DVD offers a critical evaluation of the artistic and political ambitions and influence of the...
(Contemporary Arts Media, 1998), 1 hour 43 mins, 103 page(s)
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Design Interviews, Stefano Giovannoni
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directed by Anna Pitscheider, 1966-; produced by Museo Alessi, in Design Interviews (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media), 37 mins

What is design? The interview series which was lauched in New York’s MoMA reveals the answers of six masters of design in this historical collection. Directed by Anna Pitscheider, co-edited by Museo Alessi and Edizioni Corraini in 2008, the interviews portray masters who have made Italian design famous across th...

directed by Anna Pitscheider, 1966-; produced by Museo Alessi, in Design Interviews (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media), 37 mins
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Great Expectations: A Visual Journey Through the History of Visionary Architecture
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(Contemporary Arts Media, 2007), 52 mins, 52 page(s)
This program explores visionary architecture and introduces such figures as Buckminster Fuller and Le Corbusier. Featuring animations of unrealized projects, it presents artistic visions that challenge conventional concepts of form and aesthetics and shows how architecture can change the ways in which people live...
(Contemporary Arts Media, 2007), 52 mins, 52 page(s)
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Janet Laurence: The life world
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directed by Richard Mordaunt, 1940-; produced by Richard Mordaunt, 1940-, Coolaman Films (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2011), 27 mins
Janet Laurence is one Australia’s most important artists working today, having presented exhibitions, installations and projects in Australia, Japan and other countries in the Pacific. Made over eight years, The Life World traces the inspiration and creation of her public installations from Homebush, to Sydney M...
directed by Richard Mordaunt, 1940-; produced by Richard Mordaunt, 1940-, Coolaman Films (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2011), 27 mins
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Mariinsky, Building a Music City
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directed by Yosif Feyginberg, fl. 1992; produced by Emelie Persson, fl. 2013, Linda Stregger, fl. 1999, Barbara Barde, fl. 1985-2013, Ian Ayres, 1950-, Michel Swierczewski, 1955- and Eric Ellena, 1950-, BL Productions, French Connection Films, Sveriges Television and M Media (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2013), 53 mins

New cities in the world can offer as many operas, ballets and concerts each year as the city of Saint Petersburg. However, its celebrated Mariinsky theatre no longer has the proper equipment nor the space to compete with the biggest international stages.

Under the direction of Valery Gergiev, chief conductor and d...

directed by Yosif Feyginberg, fl. 1992; produced by Emelie Persson, fl. 2013, Linda Stregger, fl. 1999, Barbara Barde, fl. 1985-2013, Ian Ayres, 1950-, Michel Swierczewski, 1955- and Eric Ellena, 1950-, BL Productions, French Connection Films, Sveriges Television and M Media (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2013), 53 mins
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Masters of Decoration & Design 2011, Glass, Ceramics and Crystal
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produced by Kostas Metaxas, fl. 2010, Exero, in Masters of Decoration & Design 2011 (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2011), 1 hour 10 mins

Profiles of the artists who are world-famous designers in the field of glass, crystal and ceramics design from Europe.

1. Robert Aronson, Aronson Gallery [Amsterdam] Delft Stoneware. This gallery displays some of the earliest and rarest objects produced by the Delft factories in the 17th and 18th century.

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produced by Kostas Metaxas, fl. 2010, Exero, in Masters of Decoration & Design 2011 (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2011), 1 hour 10 mins
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Part 2
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directed by Daryl Dellora, 1957-; produced by Sue Maslin, fl. 1988, Film Art Doco (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 1998), 42 mins

Jorn Utzon was awarded the first prize in an international architecture competition to design an Opera House for Sydney. In 1957 he flew to Australia to begin work on the construction of the greatest building Australia has ever seen and, indeed, one of the finest achievements of modern architecture. Utzon was forc...

directed by Daryl Dellora, 1957-; produced by Sue Maslin, fl. 1988, Film Art Doco (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 1998), 42 mins
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