Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘New South Wales’

9 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Behind the Sun documentary – 1988

Robert Klippel, who sculpts from discarded materials, is one of the artists featured in this documentary compilation.

Message Stick – Blacktracker television program – 1996

A tribute to Aboriginal tracker Alexander Riley, a sergeant in the NSW Police Force and a recipient of the King’s Medal in 1943.

Message Stick – Tent Boxers television program – 2001

A tribute to the Aboriginal men who travelled around Australia in the 1950s and ‘60s with tent-boxing troupes.

My Mother My Son short film – 2000

The pain experienced by three generations of a family as the cycle of separation of mother from child repeats itself.

A Nation is Built documentary – 1938

This sprawling and patriotic documentary uses actuality footage, historical re-enactments, fictionalised scenes and propaganda to chronicle Australia’s development and progress as a nation.

Out There – Two Down Under television program – 2002

A comedy-drama for children set in an animal clinic in rural Australia.

Schools for Farmers sponsored film – c1950

This short film promotes schools for farmers during vacation time at Hawkesbury Agricultural College.

They’re a Weird Mob feature film – 1966

An Italian sports journalist arrives in Australia to find his cousin’s new magazine for migrant Italians has folded. He soon gets a job as a builder’s labourer, learns to talk and drink like an Australian, and falls in love with an Australian girl.

Vanish documentary – 1998

Ivan Sen’s Vanish explores the history of the Gamilaroi people being moved onto Toomelah Reserve.