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'Le Patineur Grotesque', 1896

This silent black-and-white footage from a longer piece shows a man smoking a cigar while performing on rollerskates for a crowd in a Melbourne park. The crowd is made up of mainly men with a few boys and one woman. As he skates backwards and forwards the man bends forward and lifts his coat to reveal a white hand printed ...

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Casting nearby for extras

Have you ever wondered how all those people in the background of a film or television drama are chosen? Mary Torrens, a Bundjalung woman from Casino in New South Wales, is the Extras Casting Coordinator for the Indigenous Australian television series 'The Gods of Wheat Street'. Her community connections have enabled her ...

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Rock and roll in Sydney, 1956

This is a black-and-white newsreel segment with spoken commentary from the Cinesound Review newsreel released to cinemas on 20 September 1956. The segment is entitled 'The Whole Town's Jumpin'! ROCK 'N ROLL COMES TO SYDNEY', and opens with shots of couples 'rock 'n rolling' to a band at a hall in Rockdale, a suburb of Sydney. ...

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Ticket to a film at Bendigo Queer Film Festival, 2005

This is a pink admission ticket to an 8.00 pm screening of 'A Touch of Pink' at the second Bendigo Queer Film Festival (BQFF) on Saturday 2 April 2005. Ticketing details and a festival logo showing the letters 'bqff' inside a section of film strip are printed in black on this ticket.

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Bendigo Queer Film Festival memorial T-shirt, 2004

This is a black cotton T-shirt, size XL, printed with a Bendigo Queer Film Festival logo inside a white square on the front. It was produced as memorial merchandise by and for the Bendigo Queer Film Festival 2004. The T-shirt is 100.50 cm in width x 81.00 cm in length.

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Cowgirl dress-ups, c1950-80

This fancy dress costume consists of an 'Annie Oakley'-style cowgirl skirt and waistcoat.

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Cowboy dress-ups, c1950-80

This is a boy's fancy dress costume of fabric and plastic cowboy chaps, from about 1950-80. The chaps are decorated with sheriff stars, a holster pocket and a metal buckle at the back. They are 580 mm high and 500 mm wide.

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My Place - Episode 7: 1948: Jen, The pictures

Jen and her friends are at the 'pictures' watching a newsreel that includes an announcement of the birth of Prince Charles. In the cinema foyer the girls steal a movie poster of Prince Philip, the husband of Princess Elizabeth (who would later become Queen Elizabeth II). The girls discuss the importance of 'handsomeness' ...

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'Speaking from Experience': Points to consider - part 1

This clip is the first of two clips in which Linda Carter, a school counsellor, talks about points to consider when using the 'Speaking from Experience' resources. She talks about the importance of planning ahead before using the resources with students, allowing sufficient time for questions and answers afterwards, and ...

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'Speaking from Experience': Points to consider - part 2

This clip is the second of two clips in which Linda Carter, a school counsellor, talks about points to consider when using the 'Speaking from Experience' resources with students. She talks about supporting students within the class who have, or who are affected by, the illness or situation relevant to the clip. Her suggestions ...

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'Speaking from Experience': In the classroom

This clip shows teacher Jane Norton talking about how she has used the 'Speaking from Experience' set of video clips in the classroom. She discusses the many possible uses of these resources, which explore young people's personal experiences of chronic illnesses and conditions. The clip is supported on the website by notes, ...

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Sharing stories: community

This is a rich resource about the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' communities and identities. It consists of an introduction; a teacher guide; a film, 'My people, the Karajarri people', made by Wynston Shoveller about the Mowla Bluff massacre in the Kimberley region in 1916; and a video interview ...

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Sharing stories: films by location

This is a map providing links to films about culture, ancestral beings, beliefs and country from eight Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia. The films are 'The story of Girbar' from the Thabu clan; 'Miiku and Tinta' from the Umpila people; 'Moon and the gecko' from the Paakantji people; 'Bunjil ...

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Paul Hogan and Australian slang

Listen to Australian comic actor Paul Hogan talk to reporters in February 1987 about the Oscars and his role as Mick Dundee in the film 'Crocodile Dundee' (1986). Hogan played a laid-back outback survivalist in this hugely successful film, which is known for its use of Australian slang. Take note of Hogan's own use of Australian ...

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'The Great Gatsby' and Baz's blockbuster

Have you ever been drawn into one of those arguments about which is better: the film or the book? In this clip, explore some responses to Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of 'The Great Gatsby' and discover some of the factors that influence people's evaluations. It would be boring if we all had the same opinions, but have ...

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Filming a surrealist dream

Discover the world of surrealism in film as we take a quick look at the 'Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams' exhibition at GOMA, the Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland.

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Dance up close: Pina in 3D

How can film get close to the experience of a live performance? Director Wim Wenders created PINA as a feature-length dance film tribute to the German choreographer Pina Bausch, who died in the summer of 2009. This clip shows sections of two of the works performed by Tanztheater Wuppertal, which were filmed using 3D film ...

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MOVE primary – art in motion

MOVE primary was created to introduce and inspire primary students to the magic and possibilities of video art. Each of these five highly acclaimed young Australian artists, Shaun Galdwell, Jess MacNeil, Joan Ross, Grant Stevens and Daniel von Sturmer, brings different ideas and techniques to work which we hope will succeed ...

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Moshi moshi: join the band [Windows version]

Confirm arrangements for your band's practice sessions and concert performance. Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends and agents. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. ...

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Wei: festival [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements for meeting at a festival. This learning object is one in a series ...