films pre-1980

We Have To Live With It (1974, 23 mins)

A ‘process video’ made in conjunction with a residents-led campaign to close down a container terminal in the Sydney suburb of Balmain.

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Fig St Fiasco (1974, 40 mins)

A ‘process video’ used in conjunction with a residents-led campaign to stop a freeway decimating inner-Sydney suburbs of Glebe and Ultimo.

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The Inner City Tape (1974, 40 mins)

A collaborative community video made in conjunction with the Inner Sydney Resident Action Group. Through the eyes of its residents it tells the story of the threat to the survival of inner-city Sydney in the face of redevelopment.

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Collingwood Community School (1975, 40 mins)

A profile of an independent community school in Melbourne pioneering innovative educational practises

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The Painters & Dockers Strike (1976, 33 mins)

An account of a 13 week-long strike by ship-workers to improve working conditions involving the handling of asbestos on ships docked in the port of Sydney.

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Addison Road Drop-In (1977, 28 mins)

A ‘process video’ designed to help community groups of Marrickville decide on the occupancy of a large site that was formerly an army barrack.

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Port Botany: A Planning Dilemma (1979, 28 mins)

A documentary that examines the environmental and community impacts of the Botany Bay port development and the conflicts between the different parties involved.

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