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Titles tagged with ‘religious buildings’

6 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

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.

Ghosts of Port Arthur documentary – c1932

A ‘novelty travel talk’ by Ken G Hall in 1930 has other resonances today: violent encounters after European settlement and the horror of the Port Arthur massacre.

Divine Service – Mary Magdalene Roman Catholic Church, Rose Bay television program – 1965

Divine Service was first broadcast in 1956, the first year of television in Australia. In a packed church, everyone is dressed in their Sunday best for the ABC.

Antonio Gaudi: to a Dancing God documentary – 1974

Gaudi’s belief that his artistic work was a form of spirituality has led some Spaniards to ask that he be canonized.

John Safran vs God – Episode 2 television program – 2004

Nothing is sacred in John Safran’s comedy-documentary series about religion.

The Art of Healing documentary – 2005

Indigenous artists have given biblical texts a unique interpretation on the walls of a church near Alice Springs.