Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘students’

16 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

A

Ada short film – 2001

Set in a domestic dining room in Sydney in the mid-1950s, the main focus of this autobiographical short film is the relationship between Ada and her granddaughter.

Australian Visit television program – 1967

Anti-Vietnam War demonstrations were timed to coincide with the five-day visit of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam and his wife in 1967.

B

Beyond Tomorrow – Episode 51 television program – 2006

This fast-paced episode covers a device that can be inserted into your brain to prevent depression and a gadget to explain supernatural phenomena.

C

The Clinic feature film – 1982

Medical student Paul Armstrong spends a day at a Melbourne VD clinic.

D

Dogs in Space feature film – 1986

Inner-city Melbourne, 1978. Aspiring rock singer Sam and his girlfriend Anna live in a crowded share house. The party atmosphere is shattered by tragedy.

E

Eyes Right sponsored film – c1950

A short public awareness film about the importance of eye health. It explains how our eyes function and how to protect them.

G

General Motors Holden – Postgraduate Research Fellowship Plan advertisement – c1962

This advertisement presents General Motors Holden as a company at the forefront of research and development in Australia.

H

The Happy Years sponsored film – c1958

This film showcases the health services provided to state school students.

Heartbreak High – Series 1 Episode 1 television program – 1993

Edgy, fast-paced drama starring a young Alex Dimitriades and set in a multicultural urban high school.

Heartbreak High – Series 7 Episode 210 television program – 1998

Stolen goods, lawn bowls and a séance feature in this final episode of the groundbreaking 1990s teen drama.

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand feature film – 2001

An aspiring writer moves between share households in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

I

It’s Academic – Episode 40 television program – 1971

It’s Academic is recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-running quiz program in television history.

J

John Safran’s Music Jamboree – Episode 2 television program – 2002

An irreverent and enthusiastic take on popular music, sandwiching real facts between Safran’s signature pranks and comic diatribes.

K

Kokoda Trail, Cadets from Scots College home movie – 1972

The challenging terrain of the Kokoda Trail is constantly evident as the boys climb over rocks, through jungle, across rivers and up mountains.

L

Love and Other Catastrophes feature film – 1996

A light-hearted comedy that follows five Melbourne university students encountering love, study and house-share problems in the mid-‘90s.

W

White River of Life sponsored film – c1950

A short government film made in the early 1950s to promote the health qualities of milk and milk-based foods.