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Pandemonium
"PANDEMONIUM" is a riotous satirical comedy in which many of the sacred cows of Australian society are slaughtered. It tells the story of a quintessential Hollywood innocent and her search for parents who abandoned her to her fate many years before at Ayer's Rock. Her search takes her to a…
Art of Healing
The Saint Teresa Church stands proudly in the Aboriginal community of Ltyentye Apurte, a township of 500 people, 80km south-east of Alice Springs. This is a Catholic Church like no other. Agnes Palmer, an Arrernte woman, grew up in a Catholic Mission and as an adult felt that she had…
Double Trouble
Can't find what you are looking for? All you have to do is ask. Such advice is not so straightforward when you can't speak the language. This short film takes a light-hearted look at the difficulties experienced by non-English speaking migrants in Australia. Bob and Stan, two Aussie blokes, are…
The Running Game
The Australian rugby union team's tour to the United Kingdom is the most prestigious a player can make for his country. Surrounded by controversy and sustained by comradeship they travel through Britain during the worst winter this century. Great sports footage combines with sociological observation in this intense and personal…
Crookhat and the Kulunada
David Tranter continues his series of outstanding films which document the Dreaming stories and history of his Alyawarr heritage. As in Tranter's other films - BOOMERANG TODAY, CROOKHAT AND CAMPHOO, KARLU KARLU and WILLABERTA JACK - the stories are told by Elders in the community. In this case three old…
In Search Of Anna
Tony's out of jail. His mates think he's got the proceeds from the robbery and want it. Tony just wants to find Anna. He deals with one problem at a time. This is a road movie and a trip. A great piece of work from writer/director Esben Storm. A very…
FRONTLINE - Country Boys Part 2
Part of the Series: FRONTLINE - Country Boys
Chris sets goals: good grades. But at home, he can't take his parents arguing. And Cody fears he'll be separated from his step-grandmother.
Going Down
A searing vision of a Sydney rarely seen by tourists but one that is just below the surface. A cult hit, this film has been described by Phillip Adams as one of the ten best films made in the country. It is the story of four young women on the…
Two Laws
White people don't understand that there are two laws - white people have different laws from Aboriginal people. TWO LAWS is a film about history, law and life in the community of Borroloola in far North Queensland. The films offers viewers a remarkable and different way of seeing and hearing.…
The African Campaign
The Australian Rugby team went to South Africa in 1992 for the first official tour in 23 years. Apartheid was collapsing and approval by the ANC meant the tour could go ahead. The Wallabies were world champions but until they had beaten the Springboks they hadn't beaten the best. "The…
Backroads
First feature by Phillip Noyce (Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, Bone Collector). A tale of two outsiders, on the run. One white, one black. Heading for nowhere fast. Shot on location in north western NSW and features Bill Hunter in his earliest lead role, and Gary Foley, Koori political…
The Hunt
Part of the Series: Under the Hammer
In the auction system there are often too few homes for sale and too many people wanting to buy. This episode follows three families attempting to buy a home at auction--a young couple from England who feel like they've landed on another planet, an extended family of six who are…