It is a story that goes right back beyond federation and the development of Australia's national psyche. Interestingly, we have supercharged many of the myths and icons of the Polynesians…but in essence, we have adapted the beach as a lace of play, a place of myth and extraordinary deeds and happenings. It's also, in a secular world, a place of worship. From Bell's Beach to the Gold Coast and Margaret River - these special places reverberate in the Nation's Collective unconscious...
Director: Greg Appel, Paul Clarke
Cast: Jack Thompson
Tags: surfing Library movie jack thompson
With their archival style documentary series, Bombora, filmmakers Paul Clarke, Nick Carroll and Greg Appel have created a wildly entertaining account of surfing in Australia. This is social history at its best: passionate, detailed and thought-provoking. The series has relevance to Australian History, Sport, Australian Studies, Cultural Studies, Business Studies, English and Media. It would be appropriate and engaging for mature secondary school students.
Director: Tom Zubrycki, Australia
Director: Jolyon Hoff, Australia
Director: Greg Appel Paul Clarke, Australia