Film & Video

A tiny sample of 50 years of documentary production that took me from Russia in the 1960s, through France, South East Asia and China to Australia. The subjects ranged from education to architecture, from culture clashes to music and dance, from science to theatre.


THE DOCUMENTS

Colonel Eduards Graudins returned from WW1 to help establish the independent state of Latvia. He died 25 years later in a German Concentration Camp, defending his country from enemies on both sides. We follow his surviving family as they donate his personal records to the Latvian War Museum

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MAKING A PLAY

Canberra Repertory’s production of “The Pig Iron People” by John Doyle, directed by Aarie Neeme from auditions to opening night. Canberra Rep is Australia’s oldest community theatre company.

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FESTIVAL OF ART & LIFE

A music and art workshop conducted by musician and teacher Agung Alit. The film records life in Bona Village and the preparations for a concert with two of the top gamelan ensembles in Bali.

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THE SHIPS THAT FLEW

A tribute to the golden era of flying boats that ended in 1974. Drawing on remarkable archival footage, the film captures the romance of these magnificent machines, and the men who flew them in wartime and peace..

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