A Spiral Mind
Kurt is a multi-passionate artist living with the hidden disability of mental illness. Digging for discarded pottery relics and reimagining them into modern day treasures are at the centre of his ongoing mental health journey. 'A Spiral MInd' was commissioned by ABC and Screenworks as part of their 2017 Createability series.
The Ripple Effect - Domestic Violence in Australia
In Australia an average of one woman a week is murdered by her partner or ex-partner following a history of domestic violence. The forces preventing a woman from leaving a violent relationship are complex and directly contribute to the abuse, control and deaths of many women each year. This film looks at those forces and how we can collectively support a woman needing to escape a violent relationship.
Apna Ghar - India's Railway Children
Apna Ghar charts the work of Ravi Rai Manas who has dedicated his life to working with destitute children and families living in abject poverty along the vast network of railway lines in northern India. Many of the children in this film have been forced to beg, steal or been sold as slaves to survive in a country that boasts a strengthening economy and rapidly growing middle class but still has little ability to care for its most vulnerable.
Cambodia's Daughters - Sex Slavery in Cambodia
'Cambodia's Daughters' is a short documentary exploring the complex and virtually inescapable word of sex slavery in Cambodia. Completed in 2016 the film travels into the back streets and brothels of Phnom Penh to offer a glimpse into the forces at play in a country whose brutal history under the Pol Pot regime has shaped the sex industry into one of the most violent in existence today. Underpinned by the voices of sex workers and those who are dedicated to helping them 'Cambodia's Daughters' is both a cry for change and a message of hope from those who have been given a chance to escape the industry.
Living On Landfill - Life on a Thai rubbish dump
Timor-Leste - A Re-building Project
Archie Roach - Surviving Lung Cancer
In this short film Archie shares the twists and turns, strengths and challenges of his journey surviving lung cancer. His gentle wisdom was so compelling as he shared his many fears, days of frustration during his rehabilitation and his new way of understanding and celebrating his life.
Borderville - Celebrating 35 years of Flying Fruit Fly Circus
Homefront Stories - Memories of Wodonga during WW1
Creating a New Normal- Life after the Black Saturday bushfires
Merle's Story - Surviving Lung Cancer
Beginning the Journey - Introduction to radiation & chemotherapy treatment
Charcoal Night - Re-imagining the Night Sky
Torn Apart - Rebuilding Lives after Family Separation
Emporium - The rise of the Department Store
"Emporium - The Rise of the Department Store" explores the timeless glamour of Albury's iconic SM Abikhair's department store. The Albury LibraryMuseum exhibition brings to life the emergence of department stores in response to a rise in consumer wealth, the evolution of shopping as a pass time and the changing role of women from homemaker to shopper and glamorous housewife.