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Family conflict Italian style, a young man returns to the isolated fishing village where he grew up.

The forced removal and adoption of children from unmarried mothers

Steve 'The Sandman' Abbott takes his mother back to their ancestral home in Siberia to meet his long lost relatives - or are they? Part documentary, part travelogue, part Beverly Hillbillies

Shooting in Australia, America, England, France and Morocco, the film examines the plight of more than 20,000 children whose human rights are in international limbo due to parental child abduction

Takes us into the homes of 7 children from different cultures, educations and income levels, focusing on the parents expectations for their child in the future, and revealing the discrepancies in choices and opportunities

Two families from the drought striken Chinchilla district in Southern QLD struggle for survival

A young Australian woman returns to Chile to rediscover the country and culture she left behind when she was six years old. She follows the route her ancestor, Ingnacio Domeyko, took when he left Poland to journey to Chile.

An Australian film tells the story of a Hong Kong family's culture shock on migrating to Australia to join their daughter and her husband.

A seven-year-old girl's perception of adulthood is portrayed through the marriage breakdown of her parents. Withdrawing into silence as a protest and protection against her parents' constant fighting, the nameless girl reveals her thoughts through an…

Explores how the relationship between a Koori boy and his father is strengthened through the death of a magpie lark ("the peewee").

Six young NESB people growing up fast in urban Australia, some well protected, some very exposed, but all trying to live with the confusing mix of traditional family values and a modern life-style

Drama about three aboriginal half sisters who reunite at their mothers funeral

Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day…

A middle aged woman confronts her family at a funeral.

Margie meets up with two old men who knew her family, but moves on with her journey before they can tell her about them.

Vietnamese brothers and the murder of their parents.

The reuniting of an aboriginal family.

Generational conflicts in a Vietnamese family in Melbourne.

An old woman tells her daughter of her arranged marriage (in language).

A young filmmaker's weight loss attempt prior to meeting her mother.

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An Indian/ Australian filmmaker explores the legacy of her two grandmothers.

The grandson of a former Hungarian Prime Minister returns home.

A mother sues an Indonesian general over the death of her son.

The story of the long-running Ashton circus.

Coping with the demands of motherhood, Vicki, a young artist, escapes into an ill-conceived love affair. This only makes matters worse, throwing her and the household into emotional turmoil.

A teenage girl struggles to come to terms with the breakdown of her family and their relocation to Perth's outer suburbs.

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An intimate portrait of Buddhist nun, Robina Courtin, by her nephew Amiel Courtin-Wilson.

The relationship between an estranged father and his son.

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The secrecy and shame of adoption in the 60s.

The dilemmas and depth of feeling in a family where the centre of attention is a limbless child.

A family's miscarriage of justice.

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Lithuania's 20th century is explored through life of the filmmaker's uncle Chatzkel.

Lola, a hot-blooded Spaniard, is deserted by her husband for a cool and calculating Aussie blonde. Lola is pregnant again but she and their daughter Lucia are left to starve while Ricardo spends all their savings on a sleek new set of wheels for his…

The fourth million dollar movie with AFC. A young Victorian boy's perspective on family life, growing up poor, and being on the run from institutional care

Mullet is about a sweet fish that no one wants to eat. It's about wild card Eddie Maloney, whose nickname is Mullet. And it's about life in a sleepy country fishing town. But most of all, it's about life, family, making do with what you're got and…

Upholding Islamic traditions in Australia. Ep.8.Turks

Families dealing with autism.

Indigenous birthing practices in Canada and Australia.

A Bangladeshi photographer and his sons relationship. Ep.10.Bangladeshis.

A filmmaker haunted by his grandfather's fascist past. Ep.11.Italians

The producer's parents and their trans-national relaitonship. Ep.13.Greeks

A couple seek to adopt a South Korean child.

The filmmaker seeks her lost Russian aunt. Ep.7.Russians

A 'stolen child' whose values have been shaped by her upbringing

Barney and Dimi search for their father. Ep.6.Greeks

Kate is on a plane taking Warren, her 18 year old Torres Strait Islander foster son, to meet Flo, his birth mother, who is gravely ill in hospital in Brisbane. Flo hasn't seen Warren since she took him to the hospital on Thursday Island when he was a…

A tale about a family living in outback Australia who are saved from a drought by a magical bead-necklace which turns into a billabong.

Australia's top animators

Family saga spanning three generations across three countries.

The life of a senior Aborigine over four seasons
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