14 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
Against the Grain: More Meat than Wheat feature film – 1980
A terrorist visits his family in Western Australia after detonating a bomb in Sydney on Anzac Day.
Anthem: An Act of Sedition documentary – 2004
This ambitious work gives voice to everyday people affected by the ‘war on terror’ and Australia’s mandatory detention policies.
The Chaser’s War on Everything – APEC Episodes television program – 2007
The Chaser’s APEC episodes underscore the power of the unexpected in this type of comedy and the legal juggling act involved in bringing it to air on a weekly basis.
CNNNN: Chaser Non-stop News Network – Lunchgate television program – 2002
Finely tuned satire that gives sensationalist reportage a caning.
Dr Plonk feature film – 2007
One of a tiny number of silent movies made since ‘the talkies’ arrived in the late 1920s, Rolf de Heer’s Dr Plonk is a high-spirited throwback to the days of pure visual slapstick.
East West 101 – The Enemy Within television program – 2007
A simmering vision of western Sydney and consistently powerful performances define this cop-show take on the fault lines of a post 9/11 world.
Four Corners – American Dreamers television program – 2003
As the world waits for the inevitable invasion of Iraq, Four Corners offers a compelling picture of the power of the Neo-cons to influence George W Bush.
Frame Up. Who Bombed the Hilton, Who Didn’t? documentary – 1983
Produced in 1982, an example of the power of the media in the controversial trial of three Ananda Marga members – the men were acquitted two years later.
Global Haywire documentary – 2007
Bruce Petty asks Noam Chomsky, Gore Vidal and a bunch of cartoon characters if the West has only got itself to blame for its woes.
The Healing of Bali documentary – 2003
This documentary explores the Balinese response to the terrorist bombings in Kuta on 12 October 2002.
The President Versus David Hicks documentary – 2004
This documentary traces the journey of David Hicks from Australia to Afghanistan and then detention by the US in Guantanamo Bay.
Sea Patrol – Cometh the Hour television program – 2007
Adventure-driven navy drama revolving around the crew of a patrol boat and set in the waters of northern Australia.
Serious Undertakings documentary – 1983
Serious Undertakings breaks new ground in understanding the construction of meaning and exemplifies the impact of 1970s screen theory on making independent films.
Water Rats – Dead in the Water television program – 1996
This feature-length pilot packs in more action, location shoots and story strands than a standard episode of Water Rats.