She was an actor swept up in the first wave of the '70s film renaissance in this country. She starred in classic Australian movies like We of the Never Never and The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith.
Documentary-style series of programs focusing on the use of the English language in various contexts and through different texts and for different purposes.
This documentary explores the journey of how a former head prefect metamorphosed into the ebullient and immensely talented singer, songwriter and strident feminist performer we know.
John Macumba was born with cerebral Palsy in the remote central desert of the Pitjanjatjara Lands.
Acclaimed film maker Richard Frankland talks about his career in the film and television industry and his latest feature film, 'To Hell and Back'.
Peter Sellars is one of the leading theatre, opera and television directors in the world today, having directed more than 100 productions, large and small, across America and abroad.
This is a ten part series developed as a resource for upper primary/lower secondary English classes.
What's life really like for women in the Islamic world? To what extent is our opinion of them based on Western prejudice? We profile five remarkable women who challenge conventional stereotypes.
Looking at the tricky business of transforming our beloved books into cinema.
Produced specifically for upper secondary schools by the ABC's Education Television unit, Artzone features a profile of 9 Australian artists and their work.
Karate-kickin' midgets! Paper-mache monsters! Busty babes with blades! Filipino genre films of the '70s and '80s had it all.
An intimate portrait of Aboriginal actor, writer and director Wayne Blair following his childhood dreams of sports stardom in Rockhampton to his unplanned rise and success in the Australian arts sc
Message Stick's intrepid I.T guru, Majhid Heath visits the beautiful Thursday Island for the 12th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival and the Torres Strait Island Media Associations 25th Anni
Billy Connolly has a simple life philosophy - never trust a man who left alone in a room with a tea cosy doesn’t try it on.
Brenda Blethyn, convinced she'd be laughed out of town if she followed her dreams, remained a secretary for 10 years before plucking up the courage to enroll in acting school.
Michael Parkinson has a reputation that is positively Bradmanesque, arguably the greatest the game has ever seen, he plays with style, grace and an unfailing sense of decency.
In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th birthday.
Six ambitious young Aussie actors embark on one of the toughest journeys of their lives with a clear challenge in mind... to score a TV role in Hollywood.
Show Me The Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
In this Compass special, Geraldine Doogue and her guests explore the Indigenous mythology underpinning the groundbreaking new ABC drama Cleverman.