Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘reconciliation’

8 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Dad’s Clock short film – 2001

This stop-motion animation short film celebrates the life of the animator’s late father.

High Tide feature film – 1987

Judy Davis makes her deeply flawed character compelling and, without her in the role, audiences may have rejected the character.

Jindabyne feature film – 2006

Jindabyne is based on a 20-year-old short story by American Raymond Carver, but it’s been so well adapted to the Australian milieu that it feels home-grown.

Keating Speech: The Redfern Address spoken word – 1992

In his famous ‘Redfern Address’, Prime Minister Paul Keating articulates injustices suffered by Australia’s Indigenous peoples and how society can redress them.

Mabo: An Address to the Nation television program – 1993

In a televised address to the nation, Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating outlines the government’s response to the High Court Mabo decision on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land rights.

My Mother’s Country Part 2 documentary – 2001

Japanangka’s act of retaliation for the theft of his wife sparked one of the last-known massacres of Aboriginal people in Australian history.

Soft Fruit feature film – 1999

This comedy, drenched in grief and family conflict, would be a tragedy if it were not so funny and affectionate.

Vacant Possession feature film – 1994

Margot Nash’s ambitious feature debut has a strong political basis, but it’s ultimately a very personal story.