Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘hunger’

4 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

A Brief Survey of the Activities of the Brisbane City Mission sponsored film – c1939

This is a moving portrait of the charity work of the Brisbane City Mission for the poor at a time when many people struggled financially because of the Depression.

Crust short film – 1987

Surreal antics over dinner are the subject of this animated short film by John 'Hobart’ Hughes.

For the Term of His Natural Life feature film – 1927

The use of locations, particularly Port Arthur, is probably the film’s strongest asset, lending both veracity and visual impact. The other real strength of the film is its confident use of special effects.

South Melbourne Methodist Mission News sponsored film – c1924

From the early 20th century, Christian welfare organisations have used films like this to highlight their work within the Australian community.