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Issue Details: First known date: 1975... 1975 Archival Film Series
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The Archival Film Series comprises a collection of films, documentaries, and interviews focusing on people of significance to the Australian arts. In most instances, the Australia Council sponsored independent filmmakers and companies to make the individual works in the series.


form y separately published work icon Robert D. FitzGerald Robert D. FitzGerald , Mark Stiles (interviewer), 1983 Z973696 1983 single work film/TV interview

Poet R.D. Fitzgerald describes himself as a 'professional surveyor and an amateur poet'. He recalls his experiences working for the Native Lands Commission in the remote interior regions of Fiji, which inspired his poem 'Between Two Tides'; remembers his friendships with fellow writers Kenneth Slessor, Douglas Stewart, and Dame Mary Gilmore; and discusses his involvement in the anti-Vietnam War movement, giving reasons for why he became involved.

form y separately published work icon A. D. Hope Keith Salvat (interviewer), Australia : Keisal Films , 1987 Z1080549 1987 single work film/TV interview In this interview with Australian poet A.D. Hope (conducted in Canberra on 11 June 1975), he talks of his childhood, his Australianness, his hopes for his poetry, and its conflict with his life as a critic and academic. Australia : Keisal Films , 1987
form y separately published work icon Gwen Harwood James Murdoch (interviewer), 1987 Z509512 1987 single work film/TV interview Filmed at her home in Tasmania, Gwen Harwood talks about her work in poetry and her love for music and opera. 1987
form y separately published work icon Rapunzel in Suburbia : A Portrait of Dorothy Hewett, Playwright, Novelist and Poet 1987 Z1002213 1987 single work film/TV interview

Dorothy Hewett talks frankly about the relationship between her life and her writing, illustrating her work with excerpts from productions of three of her plays and reading her own poems.

form y separately published work icon Dorothy Hewett James Murdoch (interviewer), 1987 Z879694 1987 single work film/TV Dorothy Hewett looks back on her childhood influences and the place of music, poetry, and art in her work. 1987
form y separately published work icon Max Harris James Murdoch (interviewer), 1990 Z983725 1990 single work film/TV interview

As a founder of the Angry Penguins, Max Harris was at the forefront of the modernist movement in Australian poetry. He provides a unique overview of the period of Australian cultural history of which he was part, recalling the ferment in the artistic community as writers, painters, and musicians struggled to find an authentic Australian voice; the uproar surrounding the Ern Malley controversy; and his friendship with Sidney Nolan.

form y separately published work icon Dorothy Hewett James Murdoch (interviewer), 1991 Z1004594 1991 single work film/TV Interview with Australian author Dorothy Hewett, filmed in October 1991. 1991

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First known date: ca. 1975
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