Go behind the headlines and inside the heads of young Aussies as they experience the fun, anxiety, hope and confusion of Schoolies on the Gold Coast and in Bali.
A profile of the highly regarded Australian Film Director, Fred Schepisi whose films include ‘Devil’s Playground’, ‘The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith’, ‘Evil Angels’, ‘Roxanne’, The Russia House’ and ‘Plenty’. The film opens at the country Christian Brothers boarding school where a priest first...
A profile of Ernie Dingo, one of Australia’s finest contemporary actors. The documentary traces his career from his birthplace in the tiny Western Australian town of Mullewa, to Geraldton High school, to working as a sign writer in Perth to a career as a stand up comic, film actor and television...
This 1992 documentary profiles the influential environmental writer and poet Eric Rolls, whose books include ‘They All Ran Wild’, an account of the destructive species introduced into Australia, ‘Celebration of the Senses’, a vivid and personal account of the enjoyment of enjoying the senses and ‘...
A profile of Australia’s greatest sculptor Robert Klippel. Filmed at his waterfront home and studio in Sydney this documentary provides a rare insight into the life and work of a man who was one of the most significant sculptors of his generation and who, until the making of this film in 1992, had...
  • Inside Schoolies: You Only Live Once

    Go behind the headlines and inside the heads of young Aussies as they experience the fun, anxiety, hope and confusion of Schoolies on the Gold Coast and in Bali.

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  • Right Said Fred - Fred Schepisi

    A profile of the highly regarded Australian Film Director, Fred Schepisi whose films include ‘Devil’s Playground’, ‘The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith’, ‘Evil Angels’, ‘Roxanne’, The Russia House’ and ‘Plenty’. The film opens at the country Christian Brothers boarding school where a priest first introduced Schepisi to movies, it follows him to...

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  • Oondoomooroo - Ernie Dingo

    A profile of Ernie Dingo, one of Australia’s finest contemporary actors. The documentary traces his career from his birthplace in the tiny Western Australian town of Mullewa, to Geraldton High school, to working as a sign writer in Perth to a career as a stand up comic, film actor and television personality.

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  • Celebration of the Senses - Eric Rolls

    This 1992 documentary profiles the influential environmental writer and poet Eric Rolls, whose books include ‘They All Ran Wild’, an account of the destructive species introduced into Australia, ‘Celebration of the Senses’, a vivid and personal account of the enjoyment of enjoying the senses and ‘Flowers of the Wide Sea’ a history of the Chinese...

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  • Make it New: Portrait of a Sculptor (Robert Klippel)

    A profile of Australia’s greatest sculptor Robert Klippel. Filmed at his waterfront home and studio in Sydney this documentary provides a rare insight into the life and work of a man who was one of the most significant sculptors of his generation and who, until the making of this film in 1992, had retreated from the pubic gaze.

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  • Shark Girl

    Madison Stewart is a young woman with a passion for a creature of the deep that strikes fear in the hearts of most people - sharks. She has been face to face with every kind of shark around the world, but at an early age she realised that if sharks were endangered, so was their habitat. So Madison waved goodbye to the carefree life of other...

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  • Compass - God in the Lodge

    God in the Lodge examines the religious beliefs of Australia’s Prime Ministers from Federation to now. In recent years our Prime Ministers’ religious beliefs have become more public but in our increasingly secular age, it’s an aspect of political life rarely explored. Compass investigates the religious backgrounds of Australia’s Prime Ministers...

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  • Compass - Faith & Funerals

    The rites and rituals performed in Australia today are determined by our culture, values and beliefs. In this five part series we go behind the scenes of Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Catholic, Protestant and secular funerals. We cross over into privileged territory to stand beside closest kin and share their intimate moments, to get a picture of death...

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  • Enigma Man

    This is the story of two scientists who discover ancient human remains that challenge everything we know about human evolution. Using stunning dramatic reconstructions we step into the world of the Red Deer Cave people in the lush forests of South West China, recreated in exquisite detail. Leaping back in time from the present day scientific...

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