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Across the Frontiers

Australia, 1953 (MIFF 1953)

Director: Shan Benson

Deals with work of U.N.E.S.C.O. Technical advances have broken down the old barriers to knowledge, but there still remain the barriers in men's minds. U.N.E.S.C.O. sup¬ports any effort to break down the remaining barriers. In Australia there is a group of U.N.E.S.C.O. committees covering art, science, and education. Some of their work is illustrated.

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A comprehensive survey of the many services provided by the Australian Broadcasting Commission to its local and overseas listeners, presented in the form of a tour of a typical day's activities both … More »

On Time

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