For forty years and with infectious humour and optimism, Jack Charles has juggled a life of crime with another successful career – acting. Filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson follows Jack over seven years – blurring the line between director and accomplice as Jack traverses the criminal and acting worlds.
Happy Everyday: Park Life in China takes an intimate look at the complexities of contemporary China through the eyes of its retirees (the young adults of the Cultural Revolution), who have now invented a whole new culture of frenetic activity in the parks of Beijing and Shanghai.
WORDS FROM THE CITY
Words from the City is a feature documentary exploring Australian hip hop through intimate and candid observations of some of the nation’s most potent and compelling MCs.
THE FACE OF UKRAINE – CASTING OKSANA BAIUL
Adorned in pink sequins, little girls from across a divided, war-torn Ukraine audition to play the role of gold medal-winning figure skater Oksana Baiul, whose tears of joy once united their troubled country.
MURUNDAK – SONGS OF FREEDOM
Murundak - Songs of Freedom journeys into the heart of Aboriginal protest music following The Black Arm Band, a gathering of some of Australia’s finest Indigenous musicians, as they take to the road with their songs of resistance and freedom.
Struggling with a massive change in her life, 12-year-old Clara is disoriented and confused. Her efforts to remedy the situation and make sense of her new world are thwarted when flowers attack her and ants invade her home. Her enchanted childhood has changed forever.
At 17, love is as big as life is immense. It’s a sweltering summer before the final year of school and Billie and Laura share every secret except for Billie’s biggest secret – she’s crazy in love and sleeping with Laura’s boyfriend Danny.
THE FIBROS AND THE SILVERTAILS
The Fibros and the Silvertails is the story of the feud between two football teams that turned into a war about class and alleged corruption.
Climate change. Sabotage. Murder. When one man stumbles across a conspiracy in the outback, he must fight to expose the truth before it is too late – for him and us.
Yallourn is a 20th century story. A tribute to modernism and model living. A time capsule of optimism. The rise and rise of consumerism. The rise and fall of a community.