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The Australian Experience, 1995, Populate or Perish
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written by Tony Barrell, fl. 1977-2010 and Susan Ardill, fl. 1994; directed by Susan Ardill, fl. 1994; produced by Susan Ardill, fl. 1994 and Clare Bonham, fl. 1995-2005, Film Australia, in The Australian Experience, 1995 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1995), 55 mins
Australia has long been seen as a land of potential, with plenty of room for everyone - provided they were white. This film recalls the fear and insularity that has shaped our population policy. Today, these anxieties are often expressed as opposition to further population increase. Others argue that the problem i...
written by Tony Barrell, fl. 1977-2010 and Susan Ardill, fl. 1994; directed by Susan Ardill, fl. 1994; produced by Susan Ardill, fl. 1994 and Clare Bonham, fl. 1995-2005, Film Australia, in The Australian Experience, 1995 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1995), 55 mins
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Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 4, Proof of ID
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produced by Graham Phillips, fl. 1984-2012, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 4 (New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 7 mins
When a young person arrives in Australia without paperwork, their fate rests in a book of wrist X-rays.
produced by Graham Phillips, fl. 1984-2012, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 4 (New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 7 mins
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USA - Outsourcing Torture
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produced by Bronwyn Adcock, SBS Television (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 39 mins
Are prisoners at Guantanamo Bay being severely tortured? As more and more former inmates speak out, evidence of this is stacking up. Whilst America may have signed the Convention against Torture, many of its allies in the War on Terror haven’t. And by sending detainees to these countries for interrogation, the U...
produced by Bronwyn Adcock, SBS Television (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 39 mins
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Australia Daze
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directed by Pat Fiske, fl. 1978-2011 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Privately Published, 1988), 1 hour 15 mins
On Australia Day 1988 more than 20 film crews across the country filmed from midnight to midnight searching behind the curtain of the official celebrations to reveal the thoughts and attitudes of ordinary Australians. Australia Daze is an authentic, kaleidoscopic, entertaining and critical portrait of a nation. Of...
directed by Pat Fiske, fl. 1978-2011 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Privately Published, 1988), 1 hour 15 mins
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Four Corners, Separate Lives
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produced by Bruce Belsham, ABC Commercial, in Four Corners (New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2006), 44 mins
They’ve launched controversial forays into election campaigns in Australia, New Zealand the US. Now the Exclusive Brethren are drawing more unwanted headlines, this time accused of trawling for dirt on the sex life of the NZ Prime Minister’s husband. Politics may seem an odd game for a fundamentalist church th...
produced by Bruce Belsham, ABC Commercial, in Four Corners (New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2006), 44 mins
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Kill or Cure?, Buruli: The Mystery Ulcer
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directed by Jago Smith, fl. 2010; produced by Jago Smith, fl. 2010, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2008), 25 mins
A mystery illness which destroys skin, flesh and even bone when it strikes - the Buruli ulcer can leave sufferers horribly disfigured. Scientists in Australia, where it was first recorded, are working on research to find out how it occurs and why outbreaks are so localized. They hope their research will help the t...
directed by Jago Smith, fl. 2010; produced by Jago Smith, fl. 2010, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2008), 25 mins
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Real life, Democracy
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directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Macek Rubetzki, fl. 1986, Film Australia Ltd., in Real life (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1986), 1 hour 15 mins
Government, politics, elections - the wielding of power in western democracies is perceived by many as glamorous. Real Life here takes an ironic look at the humdrum, nuts and bolts, and often downright absurdity of the art and business of elections. It is a look at Australia in 1984 choosing its political fate - a...
directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Macek Rubetzki, fl. 1986, Film Australia Ltd., in Real life (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1986), 1 hour 15 mins
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60 Minutes, Gold Digger
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produced by Randall Joyce, fl. 1999-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Jana Wendt, 1956-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1999), 12 mins
Joseph Gutnick is one of the biggest private owners of gold in the world, if not the biggest. He personally owns 5 million ounces of gold, which translates into $1.3 billion. What makes him singular, though, is the way in which he finds his gold. 60 Minutes II Correspondent Jana Wendt reports.
produced by Randall Joyce, fl. 1999-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Jana Wendt, 1956-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1999), 12 mins
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Abortion, Corruption and Cops - The Bertram Wainer Story
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directed by John Moore, fl. 2008 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2005), 52 mins
In 1967 a young woman came to Dr Bertram Wainer's Melbourne surgery seeking emergency medical treatment after a backyard abortion. She was desperately ill yet too afraid to go to hospital. For Wainer this was the start of a long, hard struggle to overturn laws that made abortion an offence punishable by up to 15 y...
directed by John Moore, fl. 2008 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2005), 52 mins
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Mr. Patterns
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written by Nic Testoni and Jo Plumley; directed by Catriona McKenzie; produced by Nic Testoni and Jo Plumley (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 55 mins
Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers should be aware that this content may contain images or names of people who have since passed away. Mr. Patterns tells the story of Geoff Bardon who, together with the Papunya artists, was a catalyst for what many consider one of the greatest art movements of...
written by Nic Testoni and Jo Plumley; directed by Catriona McKenzie; produced by Nic Testoni and Jo Plumley (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 55 mins
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