Win Some Lose Some 1996
This documentary traces the fall and rise of three entrepreneurs during the economic recession of 1990–1991 and examines the dynamics of families under pressure.
Wings to Victory 1984
Celebrating the win by 12-metre yacht Australia II, this was the first time that America had lost the America’s Cup in 132 years.
Elders Doreen and Gladys are the last speakers of the Wirangu language. They must find a way to pass their language and tradition on to younger generations.
Wirriya: Small Boy 2004
A warm account of family narrated by eight-year-old Ricco, who lives with his foster mother in an Indigenous Australian town camp near Alice Springs.
A silent film of Australian and New Zealand soldiers on the Western Front in France, between June and September 1916, much of it around Pozières.
Women in the Surf 1986
Documentary on the battle for women to take to the waves, from Isabel Letham in 1914 to Pam Burridge in the 1980s.
A World for Children c1962
Siblings Maret, Juri and Yanni convey the experience of European immigrant children arriving at the Bonegilla Migrant Reception Centre in Victoria.
At the heart of this documentary is the struggle to reclaim a mother’s remains and return her to the country and people from whom she was taken.
An early film by Bruce Beresford traces the story of the Dutch ship Batavia, wrecked on a coral reef off the coast of Western Australia in 1629.
Yanks Down Under 1983
This documentary profiles Americans in the entertainment business, including a 16-year-old Marcia Hines brought to Australia by the musical Hair.
Year of the Dogs 1997
This entertaining year-in-the-life of Footscray AFL club shows us the boardroom, the change room, the fans and the matches.
You Have No Secrets 1992
In any sophisticated society information is power’ – what of the accumulation of information in the digital age for use by governments, marketers and employers?
Australian-born Simone Young is a conductor who has succeeded in a highly competitive, male-dominated field.