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ROBERT FORTUNE THE TEA THIEF

ROBERT FORTUNE THE TEA THIEF

2002 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 52 min

Behind the story of a simple cup of tea is a tale of espionage and intrigue captured in a documentary by Melbourne filmmaker Diane Perelsztein. The cup that cheers has a complex, often dark history. The story of tea is a tale of politics, economics and spirituality, of espionage, art and the drug trade. more

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ROCKING THE FOUNDATIONS

ROCKING THE FOUNDATIONS

1986 (PG) 92 min

A passionate documentary about the controversial 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 coverage... 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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ROUGH RIDERS

ROUGH RIDERS

1995 (M) 55 min

ROUGH RIDERS tells the story of two champion Australian rodeo riders, one of whom lost his life in a bull-riding accident. Through their story the film explores the rituals of competition, the endless travel, the friendship and loyalty, courage and determination that the sport of bull-riding entails. more

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RUSHING TO SUNSHINE

RUSHING TO SUNSHINE

2001 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 73 min

A rare and remarkable insight into the relations between North and South Korea at a personal, intimate level, through the stories of student dissidents, ex-political prisoners, writers and artists. more

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RYDIN' TIME  [from the CAAMA Collection]

RYDIN' TIME [from the CAAMA Collection]

2005 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 22 min

Life on the rodeo circuit in Queensland for three teenagers who risk their lives to compete. more

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SAFE HOUSE, THE [from HAND-DRAWN HISTORIES]

SAFE HOUSE, THE [from HAND-DRAWN HISTORIES]

2006 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 26 min

The most ambitious work to date by one of Australia's leading animators, Lee Whitmore: a careful, loving recreation of a quiet suburban street in Sydney in the 1950s and the moment when larger issues intruded in the form of the Petrovs, ASIO and the newspapers. more

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SAMMY BUTCHER: Out of the Shadows [from the CAAMA Collection]

SAMMY BUTCHER: Out of the Shadows [from the CAAMA Collection]

2004 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: PG) 24 min

A portrait of Sammy Butcher [Warumpi Band], one of the leading figures in the contemporary Indigenous music scene. more

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SATELLITE DREAMING [from the CAAMA Collection]

SATELLITE DREAMING [from the CAAMA Collection]

1991 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: PG) 52 min

Now a film of considerable historic importance, this documentary narrates the emergence of Indigenous media in Australia, and discusses its role in preserving Indigenous languages and culture. more

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SAVE OUR SONS (S.O.S.)

SAVE OUR SONS (S.O.S.)

1996 (PG) 54 min

This film is 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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SCENES FROM AN OCCUPATION

SCENES FROM AN OCCUPATION

1999 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: M) 67 min

An intimate account of the last six months of Indonesia's occupation of East Timor. more

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SCHOOLSCAPES

SCHOOLSCAPES

2007 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 77 min

In this film David MacDougall explores a famous progressive school in South India, the Rishi Valley School. Inspired by the cinema of Lumière and the ideas of the 20th century Indian thinker Krishnamurti, this film is dedicated to the simple act of looking, in which each scene is a single shot. more

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SECRET & SACRED

SECRET & SACRED

2008 (G) 53 min

A documentary detailing the anthropological and historical story of the Badtjala people of the Hervey Bay and Fraser (K’Gari) Island region. more

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SECRET SAFARI, THE

SECRET SAFARI, THE

2001 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: PG) 52 min

A documentary about an overland safari truck which, between 1986 and 1993, ran 40 successful trips smuggling arms into the townships of South Africa without the passengers knowledge. An account of one of the ANC's most audacious military operations in the armed fight against apartheid told by those who were the main protagonists. more

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SELLING SICKNESS

SELLING SICKNESS

2004 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: PG) 52 min

SELLING SICKNESS explores the unhealthy relationships between society, medical science and the pharmaceutical industry as they promote their new miracle cures - selling not just drugs but also the latest diseases that go with them. more

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SENSE OF PLACE, A

SENSE OF PLACE, A

2007 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 28 min

An intimate portrait of four Vietnamese Australians who, for the past 30 years, have searched to build their identity and home in Australia. 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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SERIOUSLY SINGING

SERIOUSLY SINGING

2011 (Classification Exempt - Ronin Recommends: G) 26 min

At a small school in the Victorian Mallee, indefatigable 91 year-old choral conductor, the late Jessie Carmichael, works with a group of novice singers to revisit a legendary moment in local history. more

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SERIOUS UNDERTAKINGS

SERIOUS UNDERTAKINGS

1983 (G) 28 min

A fascinating film about Australian culture, politics, film and pleasure, and the context in which images of femininity and masculinity are produced. more

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