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A spelling bee for kids


Passing on passions to young apprentices

A six part documentary series which puts Australian youth under the microscope to reveal what they really think and feel about the big issues: religion, politics, adulthood, housing and community engagement.

A Users guide for parents and year 12 students

It's the start of the semester at one of Australia's top universities and 37,000 students are about to embark on their studies.

Afnan Alababby, 3, spent four years in an Australian detention centre

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A celebration of Vivaldi's Four Seasons across the globe

Describes how people with disabilities have overcome these difficulties to pursue new careers. Eps 1.School girl to actor, 2.Policy officer to chef, 3.Barman to real estate wiz, 4.Roller driver to animal carer.

An educational success story from the remote Northern territory

After the death of his father, Yuri returns from Israel to the strict Chasidic community of Sydney. Losing his faith in Judaism, he rejects his former girlfriend Rivka and starts driving taxis. He falls for Sarita and in his grieving state takes much…

Neil, 13, is starting his first day at an experimental school

A year in the life of students, teachers and parents at the Victorian College for the Deaf

A young Iraqi boy sells bullets for a living

In April 1975, in the closing days of the Vietnam War, more than 3000 babies were airlifted from Saigon orphanages and delivered into the arms of waiting couples in the US, Canada, Britain, Europe and Australia. The displacement of people caused by…

Meet Eddie. He

This imaginative documentary tells the story of a dominatrix with Marfan syndrome. It examines Jabe

The impact of cochlear implantation.

In a winter landscape of rural Australia, an adolescent girl discovers the difference between sex and love.

What's happening to Australia's public schools?

he result of a series of community projects run by Big Heart, a non-profit organisation.

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Stories of some big, life-changing decisions. Western Australia series. Eps: 1.Until death do them part,
2.Crunching the numbers, 3.No place for a family, 4.Broken dreams and promises

A newborn and paediatric emergency transport retrieval team at work

A boy's survival as seen through the eyes of his parents and doctor

Life as it is for three 18 year olds as they leave school and struggle to become instant adults


The Safe House is a half-hour animation based on a true story - a young girl's innocent perspective of one of the most talked about moments in Australia

A teenage love story

Adulthood is forced upon a young girl

Teenagers record their view of life in Tasmania's Derwent Valley.

The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no transport.…

In Prospect Bay, a remote outpost on the South Australian coast, two communities, the Goonyas (whites) and the Nungas (blacks), come together on the one field they have in common, the football field. But the underlying racism and class warfare…

Five minute interstitials on creative children. Eps: 1.Bush Bikes, 2.Digging Dirt and Doing Pannies, 3.Inma Maku, 4.Junk Yard Band, 5.Circus Girl, 6.Hollie, 7.My Robot and Me, 8.Learning the Ropes, 9.Kungkalu Palyalku, 10.Making Moves, 11.Thibaud and…


Geelong children's entry into adolescence


The experiences of young people in PNG highlands.

The series combines a selection of regular segments with many one-offs focusing on a variety of disparate subjects, all set within the confines of one of the few remaining groovy independent record retailers in Melbourne, Greville Records. The first…

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.

A collaboration with indigenous young people in Redfern.

Life of a Vietnamese-Australian girl. Ep.5.Vietnamese

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

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…

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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Set in the dormitory of a girl's convent JESUS SAVES US is the simple story of a crisis of faith, the power of blind faith and the loss of it.

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An eight-year-old Australian girl living in Buenos Aires with her diplomat parents is exposed to the vagaries of sex and love through her young charismatic Argentine maid. Vivid recollections are juxtaposed with glimpses of the girl as an adult back…

Instead of having careers, kids, influence and money Jack, Kit and E are having fun! Or are they?

Documents 17 days in the lives of a group of homeless teenagers who were chosen to take part in a kind of welfare/filmmaking experiment from documentary maker, Garry McKechnie.

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Confusion and identity loss by third generation Chinese/Australians.

The politics and perils of the mosh pit.

Young people from Sydney's Samoan, Fijian, and Tongan communities tell their stories.

Two children living in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A young lesbian street kid faces the prospect of death from AIDS.
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