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Baby Crazy
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directed by Stephen Ramsey, 1945-; produced by Chris Oliver, fl. 1992-2014, Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 53 mins
Being a parent is one of humanity's most demanding and rewarding experiences–a mixture of infatuation, mad passion, fear, fun, guilt and enduring love. This entertaining documentary looks at four young couples who share their intimate experiences of parenting in rare moments on home video recordings and frank in...
directed by Stephen Ramsey, 1945-; produced by Chris Oliver, fl. 1992-2014, Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 53 mins
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Belinda's Baby
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directed by Celia Tait, fl. 1998; produced by Brian Beaton, fl. 1998 and Celia Tait, fl. 1998, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1998), 56 mins
Belinda Wardlaw-Jones is one of the few women in Australia to be born with a rare form of muscular dystrophy, an incurable muscle-wasting disease which can drastically reduce life expectancy. Despite her condition and against the advice of many, she and her husband Andrew decide to have a child. Belinda defends he...
directed by Celia Tait, fl. 1998; produced by Brian Beaton, fl. 1998 and Celia Tait, fl. 1998, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1998), 56 mins
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Plagued, Will We Ever Learn?
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directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Janet Bell, fl. 1987, Film Australia Ltd., in Plagued (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 52 mins
Filmed in the USA, Italy, Australia and the UK, this episode draws together the themes and ideas from the whole series to show that, tragically, we do not learn from history so that old diseases re-emerge while new diseases arise.
directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Janet Bell, fl. 1987, Film Australia Ltd., in Plagued (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 52 mins
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Plagued, Epidemics - Products of Progress
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directed by Edward Goldwyn, fl. 1986-1987; produced by Deanne Edwards, fl. 1992, Film Australia Ltd., in Plagued (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 52 mins
Filmed in the UK, Prague, Italy, Australia and the USA, this episode takes up the theme that , ironically, epidemics are the results of so-called progress and that despite medical technology, we are still vulnerable to old and new diseases that can change the course of history.
directed by Edward Goldwyn, fl. 1986-1987; produced by Deanne Edwards, fl. 1992, Film Australia Ltd., in Plagued (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1992), 52 mins
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Plumpton High Babies, A Baby's Not A Doll
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directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Julian Russell, fl. 1989-2004, Film Australia Ltd., in Plumpton High Babies (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 27 mins
Natacha, Kirsty and Jessica are pregnant. They have all made the decision to return to school and try to turn their lives around. Jessica was once one of Plumpton's most troublesome students. Now she says she's had a change of heart and principal Glenn Sargeant is willing to take her back. Kirsty says she wants to...
directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Julian Russell, fl. 1989-2004, Film Australia Ltd., in Plumpton High Babies (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 27 mins
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Plumpton High Babies, Nowhere Else To Go
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directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Julian Russell, fl. 1989-2004, Film Australia Ltd., in Plumpton High Babies (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 27 mins
Other schools refuse to accept pregnant students but at Plumpton High it's nothing out of the ordinary. Jacinta is one of the new girls. She used to be an A-grade student but her self-esteem is appallingly low. She's also feeling really ill. Morning sickness is preventing her from going to school and she's startin...
directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Julian Russell, fl. 1989-2004, Film Australia Ltd., in Plumpton High Babies (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 27 mins
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Plumpton High Babies, The Girls Most Likely
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directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Julian Russell, fl. 1989-2004, Film Australia Ltd., in Plumpton High Babies (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 27 mins
Rebecca Cowin is the co-ordinator of Plumpton High's young mothers program, which means she's teacher, social worker, counselor, driver and sister to the girls. She's been busy finding somewhere for Crystal and her toddler to live. After a strong first year on the program, Crystal is finding it tough. She has litt...
directed by Aviva Ziegler, fl. 1983-2012; produced by Julian Russell, fl. 1989-2004, Film Australia Ltd., in Plumpton High Babies (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 27 mins
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Gone to a Good Home
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directed by Karen Berkman, fl. 2001 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2006), 52 mins
In 1967, Lily was nearly 17, two months pregnant and living happily with her boyfriend Steve when police arrested her, declaring she was in moral danger. Despite having parental permission to marry, the couple were kept apart and Lily was confined in a Catholic girls home until the baby was born. Alone and confuse...
directed by Karen Berkman, fl. 2001 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2006), 52 mins
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Hospital - An Unhealthy Business
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directed by Catherine Marciniak, fl. 2001-2010 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1997), 57 mins
Hospital - An Unhealthy Business is the story of an institution challenged to reconcile its mission to serve the public with the economic reality of limited finance. This documentary examines the inner sanctums of an institution wrestling with key survival issues at a time of profound change. It weaves together th...
directed by Catherine Marciniak, fl. 2001-2010 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1997), 57 mins
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How Wonderful
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directed by Lynn Hegarty, fl. 1989; produced by Julian Russell, fl. 1989-2004 and Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia; performed by Jim Holt and Tracy Mann, 1957- (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1990), 56 mins
No matter what they tell you, no-one is really prepared for the big event. Thirty-one-year-old Kerry, a modern career woman, is having her first baby. She teeters between the public perception and her own entirely different and bizarre perceptions of the highs and lows of pregnancy. As she tries to deal with the m...
directed by Lynn Hegarty, fl. 1989; produced by Julian Russell, fl. 1989-2004 and Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia; performed by Jim Holt and Tracy Mann, 1957- (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1990), 56 mins
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