Man Without Pigs

The film details the experience of John Waiko the first Papua New Guinean to reach the status of Professor. After receiving his doctorate from the Australian National University he travelled back to his village; Tobara, on the Gira River to celebrate the achievement with his own people. His academic supervisor at A.N.U. Hank Nelson was invited along as a guest of honour. This program captures the exotic spectacle, and at the same time the intense and subtle dynamics of village life in a conflict between traditional custom and Western value. (NFSA, http://www.nfsa.gov.au/)

Curtin

  1. A country in crisis. A new man in power. Leadership demands and personal demons are set to collide. (Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com)

The Long Ride

Nine year old Tom is introduced to some of the tough,complicated facts of life during a long taxi ride with his mother and sister.

Cowra Breakout

Historical/war mini-series based on the escape of Japanese prisoners of war from prison in Cowra, New South Wales during WW II. Producer: Kennedy Miller. 10 episodes [x50 mins] beginning March 1985. (NFSA, http://www.nfsa.gov.au/)

It's Him... Terry Lim!

Industrial chemist. Martial artist. Film extra. Father. Teacher. Poet. Pensioner. Warrior. One man. One life. It’s him… Terry Lim!

Mooncake And Crab

On the day of the Mid Autumn Festival Chinese-born Crystal prepares a traditional meal of mooncake and crab for her new Anglo-Australian family. What no-one around her realizes is that Crystal has recently said goodbye to her lover, a Chinese artist, and she is pregnant with his child. As she prepares the meal with her visiting father, news comes that the plane her lover was traveling on has crashed…(Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com)

I Am Home

Created by Jason Chan, who grew up in Western Australia, this film was entered into a 90-second film competition in Singapore, where it was voted the people’s choice runner up. It nicely captures some of the conflicts of being Asian in Australia.

Forever

Joey, a talented video consultant, shares the art of marrying a man through her romantic ‘faux’ wedding videos, which are screened to young singles all over Singapore. The idea of fantasy and reality is blurred when she falls madly in love with a handsome music teacher from Taiwan who appeared with her in a landmark wedding video. (Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com)

The Probationer

Action/martial arts. A young woman who needs to earn extra money to help a family member takes on a job as a security guard. While still on probation she is assigned a job that tests her abilities without her knowing. (SB)