The AFC/ABC Documentary Online initiative was established to encourage exciting and adventurous projects that exploit the possibilities of the Internet and challenge conventional documentary forms. The four documentary projects were selected from a total of 116 applications from around Australia. They were specifically produced for web-streaming and are hosted on ABC Online.
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(w: Rose Hesp, Trevor Graham, d: Trevor Graham, Rose Hesp, Rob Wellington, p: Trevor Graham)
An experimental website telling the stories of six individuals trapped in a state of homelessness in their booming, global cities.
Long Journey, Young Lives
(d: David Goldie, p: Sohail Dahdal, David Goldie)
Long Journey Young Lives provides an intimate insight into the experiences of child refugees. From the violence and danger of their homeland, to their perilous journey and detention in Australia, young refugees present an uninhibited account of their experiences.
A Year on the Wing
(w: Meme McDonald, Nell White, d: Kate Clere, p: Nell White)
A Year on the Wing takes us on an astounding journey with over two million wading birds as they attempt their annual migration from Siberia to Australasia and back.
The Wrong Crowd
(w/d/p: Debra Beattie)
Queensland is a state so relaxed, so comfortable and so easy going it would rather just roll over in the sun than deal with the dark truth of injustices and corruption. A personal history as told by Debra Beattie.