11 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
Vacant Possession feature film – 1994
Margot Nash’s ambitious feature debut has a strong political basis, but it’s ultimately a very personal story.
Vanish documentary – 1998
Ivan Sen’s Vanish explores the history of the Gamilaroi people being moved onto Toomelah Reserve.
Vegemite Cinema Advertisement: Sister Knows Best advertisement – c1948
As well as being a product that the whole family can enjoy, Vegemite was marketed as having economical benefit.
Victorian Police Radio Patrol sponsored film – c1931
This short dramatised scenario from 1931 demonstrates how wireless technology and morse radio clearly improve the ability of Victorian police to do their jobs.
Vietnam television program – 1988
This classic mini-series tells the epic story of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War through the history of a middle class family and features an award-winning performance from a young Nicole Kidman.
Visit of Deputy PM Forde to UN Conference home movie – 1945
Four days after arriving home from the conference, Prime Minister John Curtin died and Forde was sworn in for a brief term as prime minister.
A Visit to Ernest Hillier’s Factory sponsored film – c1926
This documentary details the delicate work and attention to detail required when producing handmade chocolates and sweets for Australian consumers.
Vivien Straford 1927–1937 home movie – 1927
The father of amateur filmmakers the Straford Brothers was an avid maker of home movies himself, despite losing an arm during the First World War.
A Voice for the Wilderness documentary – 1983
Jobs versus rainforest preservation – this 1983 documentary was part of a successful popular campaign to save the rainforest inland from Port Macquarie.
Voice of a Nation historical – c1918
Returned Australian soldiers from the First World War march through a city street alongside horse-drawn Red Cross ambulances.
Voss music – 1987
Voss is an opera about the fateful outback expeditions of Ludwig Leichhardt, as recreated by Patrick White in his iconic novel.