REVENGE: OUR DAD THE NAZI KILLER?
An observational feature length murder mystery documentary that follows three Jewish brothers who stumble on a family secret: their father, a Holocaust survivor and WWII partisan, went to Sydney in the 1950s to undertake a revenge killing against a Nazi.
Yom Kippur in Lockdown
Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. It is also the busiest day of the year for synagogues across Australia, for if there is one time a year a Jew will step into a synagogue – think Christians on Christmas or Easter - it is on Yom Kippur.
COVISIONS: YOUNG GLOBAL VOICES IN THE TIME OF CORONA
COVISIONS: YOUNG GLOBAL VOICES IN THE TIME OF CORONA is a series of short films made by emerging filmmakers from over 19 countries who share their gaze on their world during the height of the pandemic in 2020.
China’s Artful Dissident
CHINA’S ARTFUL DISSIDENT follows China’s foremost political cartoonist and street artist, Badiucao, exiled in Australia, who uses his art to take on Chinese President Xi Jinping and his authoritarian regime. Badiucao's goals are unshakeable: stop the whitewashing of the history of the Tiananmen Square massacre; expose ongoing human rights abuses; and fight for Hong Kong’s freedom.
Frisco Kid meets Priscalla Queen Of The Desert. On a road trip like no other ultra-Orthodox Chassidic Rabbis hit the Aussie bush looking for ‘lost Jews’. Dressed in black suits and fedora hats, the outback rabbis embark on a journey filled with surprising and emotional encounters.
My Mother’s Lost Children
My mothers lost children is an epic family story that unfolds over four continents, as the lives of an eccentric Jewish family are thrown into turmoil when two toddlers taken from their mother in 1950s reappear after 40 years.
Shalom Bollywood - the untold story of the Indian cinema is a feature length documentary revealing the unlikely story of the 2000 year old Indian Jewish community and its formative place in shaping the world’s largest film industry.
Strictly Jewish: The Secret World Of Adass Israel
A revealing observational documentary that opens an unprecedented window into Australia’s most ultra-Orthodox Jewish subculture, as it battles to maintain its millennia-old ultra-Orthodox traditions in the face of modernity and all its subversive temptations and trappings.
A contemporary political story that follows academic and filmmaker Danny Ben-Moshe and Professor of Yiddish Dovid Katz, as they take on the Lithuanian government to try and prevent an inconvenient WWII historical truth from being obliterated.
Breaking the Silence
‘Breaking the Silence’, from the producer and director of ABC’s award-winning ‘Code of Silence’, is an explosive courtroom drama set inside the February 2015 Royal Commission hearing into the Melbourne and Sydney Chabad Yeshiva. ‘Breaking the Silence’ uncovers the bombshells and sifts through the rubble of the fallout.
Code of Silence
‘Code of Silence’ is an award winning one-hour observational documentary that follows the parallel journeys of a fervently Orthodox Jewish father and his now-secular son, after the son breaks the code of silence in Melbourne’s Chabad-Lubavitch community going public with his story about being sexually abused as a student.
Carnaby Street Undressed
Carnaby Street Undressed is a story of fashion, music and eye opening insights into London's Carnaby Street in its 1960s heyday, told by the owners of the fashion shops that defined the iconic Street, and the popular musicians who were part of the “the scene”.
The end of the rainbow
When the live music venue “The Rainbow Hotel” in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy is forced to close down publican Chickk sets out to accommodate the many musicians and customers grieving its closure with a final week of musical activity in which there is organisational chaos, dancing, laughs, beer (lots of), and great music.
The Buchenwald Ball
Uplifting, full of swagger and joie de vivre, it tells the story of forty-five orphans who, having survived the Holocaust and settled in to Australia after the Second World War, set about celebrating the 60th anniversary of their liberation from Nazi tyranny with a gala ball.