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Films By John Hughes

Acceptable Risk? (John Hughes, 1985)
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? … Read more

ALL THAT IS SOLID (John Hughes, 1988)
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… Read more

Changing Schools (John Hughes, Penny Robbins, 1985)
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

Film Work (John Hughes, 1981)
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 Fi… Read more

INDONESIA CALLING: JORIS IVENS IN AUSTRALIA (John Hughes, 2009)
“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 Indon… Read more

Is It Working? (John Hughes, 1985)
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

TRAPS (John Hughes, 1985)
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-elect… Read more

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