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52 Tuesdays
16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Filmed over the course of a year, once a week, every week (only on Tuesdays)…
Tim
Mary (Piper Laurie) is a single businesswoman in her 40s. Tim (Mel Gibson) is a young day laborer who suffers from a learning disability. When Mary hires Tim to do work around her house, the two very different people discover…
Windrider
Stewart "P.C." Simpson (Tom Burlinson, The Man From Snowy River) lives in a magnificent beachfront home with his wealthy father and indulges his passion for windsurfing on a daily basis. His father (Charles "Bud" Tingwell) may fault him for not…
Big Bad Love - The Signs of Abusive and Violent Relationships
Comedian Becky Lucas jokes about taboo subjects. When she realized her best childhood friend had suffered years of horrific domestic violence, Becky became determined to bring the subject out into the open. Becky had suspected something might be wrong with…
Sweetie
Part of the Series: Janus Art Cinema of the 1980s & 1990s Collection
Though she went on to create a string of brilliant films, Jane Campion will always be remembered for her stunning debut feature, Sweetie, which focuses on the hazardous relationship between the buttoned-down, superstitious Kay and her rampaging, devil-may-care sister, Sweetie--and…
My Brilliant Career
Sometimes it is the things that bind us, that truly set us free Sybylla Melbyn (Judy Davis) is the eldest daughter of an impoverished New South Wales farming family. Bold and determined, Sybylla dreams of succeeding as an acclaimed writer.…
Greenhide
Out of boredom, a high society girl visits her father's outback cattle station. After several adventures involving a gang of ruthless cattle duffers, she falls in love with the manager of the station. Only part of this silent film survives…
Uncivilised
Master filmmaker Charles Chauvel delivers an exciting tale of high peril, inland exploration and forbidden romance in UNCIVILISED. Filmed on location in 1937, it tells the story of high society author Beatrice Lynn. Unfulfilled and looking for inspiration, she heads…
The Wilding
Juvenile inmate Malcolm is in love with his cellmate Tye, but their relationship is confined within their cell. When Malcolm is offered a shot at parole, his actions inadvertently mark Tye as a target for attacks by other inmates. With…
Black Comedy: Episode 6
ABC
The Tiddas learn about acting and love, we pull up a seat at the Last Supper, Lillian the Cos I'm Black Woman has a run-in with a blind man, we shine a light on the love story of a Blackfella…
Black Comedy: Episode 5
ABC
There's Starblaks, the Adlays, and we meet Tatiana, the Cultural Excuse Girl a woman who will use 'culture' to get whatever she wants - be it in the boardroom or the bedroom.
Black Comedy: Episode 4
ABC
We meet the Aboriginal Liberation Front, a group of radical white kids freeing their Indigenous brothers and sisters from the shackles of oppression.
Black Comedy: Episode 3
ABC
Meet Tiffany, a white woman with an Indigenous boyfriend. Her attempts to identify with her partner by 'acting black' get out of hand; there's a 70s Indigenous 'blaxploitation' film; and the Tiddas try to out-eat each other.
Black Comedy: Episode 2
ABC
Lillian the 'Cos I'm Black' woman bumps into a young man who foolishly says sorry; the Tiddas have a shop-off and we meet Jerome, an Indigenous child with no sporting ability. CAST: Aaron Fa'aoso, Jon Bell.
Black Comedy: Episode 1
ABC
Meet some of the lively characters including the Tiddas - two of the most competitive, over the top gay Blackfellas; Mavis the mean-mouthed cleaning woman; the Housewives of Narromine and Deadly Dave who can fix anything.
Black Comedy: Series One
ABC
An Australian sketch comedy show that combines a mix of observational and physical sketches, historical sketches and parodies of TV, film and commercials and is a fast paced look at Australian culture through the comedic prism of Indigenous Australians.
6 videos
Colour Theory: Series 4 - Indigenous Graffiti and Street Artists
Unearthing a variety of contemporary Indigenous Artists and their connection to their art, community, and country. Hosted by artist, activist and proclaimed show off, Richard Bell. Clip #1: "Budda" - Clip #2: "Narisha" - Clip #3: "Warraba" - Clip #4:…
4 videos
Night Parrot Stories - A Mysterious Australian Bird
In the remote deserts of Australia lives an elusive nocturnal bird called the Night Parrot. Virtually nothing is known of its ecology as it's disappeared at the end of the 19th Century. Searching for evidence of its existence became a…
On Sacred Ground - Aboriginal Australian History
On Sacred Ground looks at the story behind the Noonkanbah dispute, the well-publicised Aboriginal struggle to stop mining in the Kimberley region of Western Australia in the late 1970s. Presented by a young spokesman for the Kimberley Land Council, the…
Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger
Sometimes to fit in you have to stand out. HEY HEY IT'S ESTHER BLUEBURGER is a hilarious coming of age comedy that explores what it's really like to be an outsider in your own world. Esther is not like other…