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John Hughes

John Hughes is an Australian independent producer, writer and director in documentary and drama. He has taught filmmaking, cinema and cultural studies and was Commissioning Editor for documentary with SBS Independent. (1998-2001).

Recent credits:

River of Dreams (producer/director) 52 mins, 2002

After Mabo' (co-producer/writer/director) 84 mins, 1997

'What I Have Written' (producer / director) cinema feature 102 mins, 1996, released in Official Competition, Berlin, 1996

One Way Street (producer/writer/director) 54 mins, 1992



AFTER MABO was filmed during 1996 and 1997. It provides the most relevant 'snapshot' from that period of the land justice issue as it unravelled over an eighteen month period...