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Programme 44

Using old photographs and early newsreels, the film dramatically tells the story of the Gallipoli assault. ... Read more
The story of what is happening in the northern and central areas of Australia. It contrasts the stone-age nomad making fire and the blazing furnaces at Mount Isa; an aborigine digging yams and modern rice growing; hunting kangaroos for food and the Air Beef operations at Glenroy. ... Read more
At Northhampton Downs, the problem was how to clear more land quickly and economically for pasture. The Ball and Chain provided the answer. ... Read more
A ballet film giving us a high-spirited panorama of mankind's development from ancient Egypt to the space age. ... First Prize, International Television Festival, Buffalo; Award of Merit, San Francisco Festival. ... Read more
What we call the language of Cinema is not a "natural" language. It did not grow spontaneously out of the technology of animated photography, it had to be fashioned by social and cultural forces. It has a history. Central to that history was transformation of those projected scenes from a mentally ... Read more
Attractions at the Eildon Dam; boating, swimming and fishing, and experimental manufacture of double-sided wallboard by a special process. ... Read more
A retrospective view of how Robert Flaherty's ''Man of Aran" was made, including interviews with participants in the original opus shot in Ireland's Aran Islands in 1933 and 1934. ... Read more
This film probes a new sphere of study - microhistory or the images people's minds preserve of the past. He uses, as his raw material, amateur films that were made - rather poorly - for family use. ... Read more
Raak is a wedge-tailed eagle and this is his life story of his lonely flights across the Australian bush. ... Read more
An experiment in the creative use of visuals and sound, this film shows the loneliness of the aimless wanderers in the city streets. ... Read more
The Inheritance is one of the most successful of all compilation films. Most of its newsreel footage is unfamiliar, and Harold Mayer has married this rare material with old stills and specially shot linking footage into a passionate story of the immigrants who flocked to "Golden America", and what ... Read more
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