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A Calcutta Christmas
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directed by Marée Delofski, fl. 1989; produced by Denise Haslem, fl. 1979-2013, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 52 mins

Hidden in the middle of noisy, vibrant Calcutta is a quiet oasis, the Tollygunge Home, a refuge for 35 elderly Anglo-Indians. In stark contrast to the rest of post-colonial India, the residents of Tollygunge cling to the belief that Britain is their true home. “We live the way the British live. Indians live thei...

directed by Marée Delofski, fl. 1989; produced by Denise Haslem, fl. 1979-2013, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 52 mins
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The Forgotten Force
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directed by Raymond Quint, fl. 1992-2014; produced by Adrienne Parr, fl. 1982, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 56 mins
Between 1946 and 1952, the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) had the job of policing the starving population of Hiroshima and destroying the vast Japanese war-machine. The Forgotten Force tells for the first time the story of Australia’s role in Japan. After the atomic obliteration of Hiroshima and Na...
directed by Raymond Quint, fl. 1992-2014; produced by Adrienne Parr, fl. 1982, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 56 mins
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L'Artista, II Contadino - The Artist, The Peasant
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directed by Franco Di Chiera, fl. 1997; produced by Franco Di Chiera, fl. 1997, Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 56 mins
A journey of hope, which took 40 years to realise, a lifelong dream — the remarkable story of Guiseppe Mercuri, Italian artist, writer and communist. Guiseppe Mercuri dreamed of migrating to Australia in the 1950s but was refused entry on account of his communist party membership. Nephew Franco di Chiera documen...
directed by Franco Di Chiera, fl. 1997; produced by Franco Di Chiera, fl. 1997, Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 56 mins
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Harder Than Everest
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directed by Tim Macartney-Snape, 1956- and Bob Connolly, 1945-; produced by Geoff Barnes, fl. 1988, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 58 mins

A high adventure film about Australian mountaineer Tim Macartney-Snape's incredible 1986 expedition to climb Gasherbrum IV - an 8000 metre symmetrical pyramid mountain of rock and ice on the border of Pakistan and China in the Karakoram Range of the western Himalaya. Gasherbrum IV (meaning "beautiful mountain") is...

directed by Tim Macartney-Snape, 1956- and Bob Connolly, 1945-; produced by Geoff Barnes, fl. 1988, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 58 mins
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