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Boat Building

Australia, 1972 (MIFF 1991, Retrospectives)

Director: Peter Weir

Made as part of a series on Adult Learning for the Training Section of the Public Service Board, this is the best of the series, unpretentious, no commentary and a short appearance by Kate Fitzpatrick.

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THREE TO GO - Michael

Australia, 1970
Should Michael follow the straight and narrow path of conformity, or listen to the prophets of change and revolution? The question is: in which world does Michael belong? ... This episode won the Gra… More »

Homesdale

Australia, 1971
Homesdale is an expensive private guest house on a remote island where the guests are encouraged to live out their fantasies. They have contrived to do this with considerable facility. Mr. Malfrey, w… More »

Whatever Happened to Green Valley

Australia, 1973
Peter Weir makes a spoof current affairs documentary. Playing a TV reporter himself, he demonstrates how the reporting of Green Valley, a housing commission estate, had been subjected to very harsh p… More »

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK

Australia, 1975
Peter Weir's film adaptation of Joan Lindsay's classic, largely faithful to the original novel, describes the collapse of a rural Victorian boarding college following the mysterious disappearance of … More »

REEL GEMS 3

Australia
Disco (1977, 11mins) is a hilarious time capsule depicting teenagers of the 70s and their obsession with the weekend disco. Director Phil Noyce captures the observations and confessions of a generati… More »

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