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form y separately published work icon Bit of Black Business series - publisher   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Bit of Black Business
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'The business of being black today takes many forms: outrageous, courageous, mysterious, simple, straightforward and complex. The good, the bad and the ugly. But what makes our bit of business unique? The 13 short films in this series are directed by Indigenous filmmakers from around Australia.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

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form y separately published work icon Nana Warwick Thornton , Sydney : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 Z1464311 2007 single work film/TV

'Nana's granddaughter thinks Nana's pretty special. She loves her Nana because she helps the old people, she's a good painter and other people love her too. Nana's got everyone under control.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Sydney : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Back Seat Pauline Whyman , Sydney : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 Z1464818 2007 single work film/TV 'Back Seat is a film inspired by Pauline Whyman's own life experiences. It tells the story of 12-year-old Janine, a young Aboriginal girl which her foster parents take for the first visit to her biological family.' (Creative Spirits Info/Resources) Sydney : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Done Dirt Cheap Debbie Carmody , Sydney : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 Z1465001 2007 single work film/TV 'The film is set in the gold mining town of Kalgoorlie and follows Amos who has come up with an ingenious way to make money from an unsuspecting tourist Lenny, who walks into Amos's plot and gets less than what he bargained for.' (Screen West - Western Australia) Sydney : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Kwatye Tricia Morton-Thomas , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7228629 2007 single work film/TV

'Who would have thought a glass of water could cause so much havoc?'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Hush Dena Napuljarri Curtis , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7228717 2007 single work film/TV

'Ethel and her friend Mary resort to an unlikely occupation at night to top up their pensions. Ethel's daughter is horrified when she discovers they are not really 'playing cards'.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Custard Michelle Blanchard , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7228830 2007 single work film/TV

Custard tells the story of a young Aboriginal woman who visits her grandmother after the death of the grandfather. She is looking for answers to her many questions. Although a sad film, it is not without humour when the granddaughter reads out a modified death certificate where the old man died of an overdose of custard. Custard is based on a true story.

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Days Like These Martin Leroy Adams , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7228902 2007 single work film/TV

'Trying to find a job, Dan has to overcome social stereotypes.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Two Big Boys Jon Bell , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7229055 2007 single work film/TV

'Two brothers face a crisis of dignity, which causes them to examine their relationship and sets them on a quest to become indeed, two big boys.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Too Late Michael Longbottom , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7229137 2007 single work film/TV

'Ben's plea for forgiveness leads to a shocking discovery.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Sharpeye Aaron Fa’aoso , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7229189 2007 single work film/TV

'When 11-year-old Whalen spies a Special Forces dinghy off the jetty, the whole town gets in on the action to outdo the professionals at their own game. Set in the Torres Strait Island communities of Barnaga and Seisia, SHARPEYE tells the story of the Charlie Company.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon The Turtle Kelli Cross , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7229267 2007 single work film/TV

'Thirteen-year-old Jason is going through the changes to become a young man. His mother sends him to the only decent role model she can think of, his paternal grandfather, for a holiday at a small coastal town.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Jackie Jackie Adrian Wills , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7229437 2007 single work film/TV

'Jinaali is a sweet, overweight Aboriginal checkout chick at the local supermarket. Her boss, Mr Chuck, is constantly on her back until Jinaali finds a voice of her own. Have you got your Jackie Jackie doll yet?'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007
form y separately published work icon Blood Lines Jacob Nash , Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007 7229490 2007 single work film/TV

'BLOOD LINES is about finding your heritage in urban Australia. Finding out where your blood runs...'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 9/4/2014)

Australia : Scarlett Pictures , 2007

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