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date: 10th May 2017

tags: Australian Film


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A classic piece of Australiana, “Puberty Blues traces the lives of two adolescent females who have spent the first part of their lives in a group by themselves, while desperately trying to break into the “in” crowd who dominate the Greenhill beach.

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date: 24th Oct 2016

tags: Australian Film, Biography


Show Me the Magic

“Show Me the Magic” takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine, from a one-horse town in outback New South Wales to the heights of Hollywood.

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Putuparri and the Rainmakers (2015) is an epic film about about courage, family, Aboriginal culture and law as Putuparri Tom Lawford, a Kimberley Wangkajunga man, takes a deeply rewarding journey back to his desert home and traditional lands.

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In NAIDOC Week (3 – 10 July 2016), Australia celebrates the history, culture, and achievements of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Under this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, “Songlines – The living narrative of our nation”, we can celebrate the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through the lens of film.

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ANZAC Day, on the 25th of April every year, marks the anniversary of the first major military action by Australian and New Zealand forces during World War I. Each year, we remember those who fought at Gallipoli, and honour ANZACs both past and present. Our picks for the long weekend include three films that celebrate the unique ANZAC spirit: The Telegram ManThanks Girls and Goodbye and Nancy Wake: Gestapo’s Most Wanted.

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date: 5th Feb 2016

tags: Australian Film, Documentary, Family, LGBQI


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Marriage equality has been a prominent issue for worldwide governments in recent times with New Zealand, Ireland and certain states of American leading the way. In Australia however, opposition has centred on the implications this holds for children to have both a mother and a father. “Gayby Baby”, directed by Sydney-born Maya Newell, explores the lives of four families with same sex parents.

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date: 14th Dec 2015

tags: Australian Film, Children's, Documentary, Family, Society


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The impact a teacher might have on a student can be life-changing – but are our teachers receiving enough credit? Inspiring Teachers gives credit where credit is due following four unorthodox Australian teachers as they educate students from English to Mathematics and beyond the classroom to their extra-curricular roles as sports coach or club leaders.  The effort and dedication these teachers show to their students is artfully captured alongside student perspectives and what it means to truly inspire someone.
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Set just off the coast of sunny North Queensland, Palm Island is a tropical paradise. But its shady history sparks memories of Australia’s colonialist past; a darker time, characterised by racial hatred and persecution.

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date: 10th Oct 2015

tags: Australian Film, Culture, Documentary, Film, Information, News


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Latest film news:  2015 Australia’s best box office ever, Indiewire guide to documentary filmmaking, top 25 directors to follow on Twitter and the Antenna Documentary Film Festival: less than a week away.


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