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Australian Films - Programme H

A girl "awakes" into a world of the persecuted and insane. Her nightmare becomes increasingly grotesque. An allegory in the Kafka tradition. ... Read more
Creative drama, as practised in many Australian schools, is primarily intended to stimulate children's imaginations as an antidote to the regimen of a normal school day. This film explores something of its value in extending the horizons of those involved, increasing the sophistication of their ... Read more
An experimental film about the fantastic adventures of a young man and a girl in conflict with evil forces. In the words of the director: "The basic concept behind this film is of a quantitative nature. Its effect is intended to keep the brain in a slate of constant motion throughout the film ... Read more
When vast manganese deposits were discovered on the Aboriginal Reserve of Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria, BHP moved in. The simple residents had no choice but to adjust. And a complete cultural revolution took place in less than a generation. This film is a study of the change by means ... Read more
One of Henry Lawson's greatest stories tells of a woman left alone in a two-roomed bush cottage while her husband is away droving—alone with her four children, their dog, and a killer snake under the kitchen floor. In fact, very much alone. ... This tender and profoundly evocative film by ... Read more
A drawn-on-film film about the state one can get into while determined to swat that ******* fly. ... Read more
In 1886, in a paddock in Southern Queensland, a fossilised skull was discovered. In 1914, it caused a sensation in scientific circles. But only recently have serious attempts been made to establish its age. The professor of anatomy at Sydney University, N. W. G. Macintosh, believes it could tell us ... Read more
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