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Films By John Hughes

This production investigates the background to the health hazards the workers in one particular industry have been exposed to over a number of years. Through its innovative approach Acceptable Risk? confronts the myth of the careless worker. ... Read more
All That is Solid is speculative documentary taking the future in Australia as its subject. ... Today, unlike the 1840s, 1930s or 1960s. There are no unifying visions of a progressive or humanitarian future. Instead, new technologies take on the outmoded mantle of the hero, diversity and difference ... Read more
An archival to present day compilation from existing film and video produced on the Victorian education system and issues of ... concern at various periods. ... Read more
During the Cold War militant unions in Australia supported a film unit which produced over a dozen documentary films. Film Work approaches the films of the Australian Waterside Workers' Federation Film Unit (1953-58) with the empathy of one generation of independent filmmakers in dialogue with the ... Read more
“Our documentary history shouldn't be forgotten.” - filmmaker John Hughes ... In 1946 celebrated Dutch documentarian Joris Ivens defied his government and released a radical film supporting Indonesian independence. This feature documentary revisits Australia's early relationship to its northern ... Read more
This film considers the influence of George Seelaf, whose commitment to labor movement ideals has provided crucial support for radical artists and writers since the 1930's. ... Read more
Jude Campbell, a public radio reporter based in Melbourne, follows events in Australian political life from March 1983 (when Bob Hawke became Prime Minister), to December 1984 when Labor was re-elected to office. ... Read more
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