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RIVER OF NO RETURN

RIVER OF NO RETURN

2008 (PG) 52 min

The story of Frances Daingangan, one of the stars of TEN CANOES, and her journey from traditional tribal life to the international red carpet. A film written and directed by Darlene Johnson, one of Australia's leading Indigenous documentary filmmakers, acclaimed for GULPILIL – ONE RED BLOOD and STOLEN GENERATIONS. more

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ROAD TO NHILL

ROAD TO NHILL

1996 (PG) 95 min

A delightful rural comedy: in a small isolated Australian town, a car carrying four members of the local bowling club runs off the road, trapping the women inside. Maurie, a local pig farmer, is first on the scene and alerts the Emergency Services. However, the ambulance heads off in the wrong direction because there is... more

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ROCKING THE FOUNDATIONS

ROCKING THE FOUNDATIONS

1985 (PG) 92 min

DIGITALLY RESTORED! A riveting documentary about the New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation (BLF). Filmmaker Pat Fiske, herself one of the first women members of the BLF, develops a portrait of this once-powerful union through interviews with former union members and officials, archival film, and television news... more

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ROSALIE'S JOURNEY [from the CAAMA Collection]

ROSALIE'S JOURNEY [from the CAAMA Collection]

2003 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 22 min

The story of Rosalie Kunoth-Monks who (as Ngarla Kunoth) gained fame in the leading role of Charles Chauvel's legendary feature film, JEDDA (1955). more

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ROSIE'S SECRET

ROSIE'S SECRET

1994 (G) 11 min

ROSIE'S SECRET is a fictional portrait of a forgotten heroine, Rosie Foster. We discover the pivotal role Rosie played in the construction and celebration of Australia's national icon, the Sydney Harbour Bridge. more

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SACRED VANDALS

SACRED VANDALS

1983 (G) 55 min

Available only in the collection of four films made by Solrun Hoaas on Hatoma Island: THE HATOMA FILMS. more

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SAVE OUR SONS (S.O.S.)

SAVE OUR SONS (S.O.S.)

1996 (PG) 54 min

A film about the Save Our Sons Movement of Victoria - a group of women formed in the sixties to protest against the Vietnam War. Energetic and informative, an extraordinary episode in the anti-conscription and anti-Vietnam War struggles of the 1960s. more

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SENSO DAUGHTERS

SENSO DAUGHTERS

1990 (PG) 55 min

During World War II, 140,000 Japanese troops died in Papua New Guinea. Considered the 'Forgotten War,' neither the war nor its veterans received public recognition in Japan. Another unacknowledged tragedy of that campaign was the army's mistreatment of New Guinean women and 'comfort girls'. Over 90,000 'comfort girls' were... more

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SHADOW PANIC

SHADOW PANIC

1989/2020 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: PG) 25 min

The feminist classic from 1989, now restored from original 16mm film materials. An innovative film by Margot Nash (director of VACANT POSSESSION and THE SILENCES) based on "the idea of structuring a film via the female gaze". more

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SHIFT IN PERCEPTION, A

SHIFT IN PERCEPTION, A

2006 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 16 min

Journey through the senses and memories of three vision-impaired Australian women. more

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SILENCES, THE

SILENCES, THE

2015 (M) 73 min

A film about family secrets and the ties of love, loss and kinship between a mother and daughter. more

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SINCE THE COMPANY CAME

SINCE THE COMPANY CAME

2000 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 52 min

A Solomon Islands community struggles with some unexpected consequences of a logging operation. The men of Rendova Island embrace the chance to be part of the modern economy; but the women are concerned for the forests and traditions that sustain their families. As Rendova's forest rapidly disappears, the loggers set their... more

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SIX DAYS IN AUGUST

SIX DAYS IN AUGUST

2006 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: PG) 52 min

This documentary juxtaposes an international AIDS Conference with the realities of "life on the ground" in South Africa. In the city of Durban, 1 in 3 people are infected with AIDS, the government's solution is to urge its people to eat beetroot and garlic, and most people just wish the problem would go away on its own. more

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SMALL HAPPINESS

SMALL HAPPINESS

1984 (G) 58 min

Part 2: THE LONG BOW TRILOGY - SMALL HAPPINESS: 'To give birth to a boy is considered a big happiness. To give birth to a girl is not exactly no happiness, but a small happiness.' more

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SNAKES AND LADDERS

SNAKES AND LADDERS

1988 (PG) 59 min

Drawing on interviews and a striking selection of archival footage, this film reveals the expectations and achievements of women who have struggled to gain a tertiary education - and the reality of discrimination. The film employs the unusual device of a whimsical investigator, Sophia Whist, who pieces together the elements... more

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SOMETHING OF THE TIMES [from the AIATSIS Collection]

SOMETHING OF THE TIMES [from the AIATSIS Collection]

1985 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 41 min

The story of Aboriginal and white buffalo hunters in the remote wetlands of the Northern Territory in the 1930s. more

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SONGS FOR KATE

SONGS FOR KATE

2013 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: PG) 50 min

Imagining a life for Kate Kelly - a woman overshadowed in her own time and in history by her bushranging brother. At the core of the film is the story of writer Merrill Findlay's efforts to prepare a chamber opera about Kate's last days. more

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STEPPING OUT

STEPPING OUT

1981 (G) 54 min

In November 1979, forty extraordinary people took to the stage. Labelled by society as mentally handicapped, isolated and hidden away in institutions since early childhood, they came to the Sydney Opera House and gave a performance that held audiences spellbound. This film tells the joyous story of that event. more

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SUNSET TO SUNRISE [from the CAAMA Collection]

SUNSET TO SUNRISE [from the CAAMA Collection]

2006 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 24 min

By the light of a comforting campfire, Rupert Max Stuart, a 77-year old Arrernte Mat-utjarra Elder and a custodian of the Alice Springs area, offers poignant words of wisdom to a younger generation. more

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TEMPLE OF DREAMS

TEMPLE OF DREAMS

2007 (G) 90 min

Fadi Rahman runs the self-funded ICRA Youth Centre, operating out of a converted Masonic Temple in the heart of Sydney's Muslim community. When the Cronulla riots take place in December 2005, Fadi realises the need to accelerate and increase the programmes for Muslim youth. In the meantime, the local council has ruled... more

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