Greetings from Wollongong

Australia, 1981

Film
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Set in Wollongong on the south coast of New South Wales, the film chronicles a typical day in the lives of four teenagers. Faced with problems of unemployment, limited prospects and living in a city which is overrun by consumerist culture, they seek positive ways of constructing a life for themselves.

Credits

producer

Nina Saunders

production company

Steel City Pictures

Duration

00:44:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33256

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Unemployment - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wollongong (N.S.W.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Capitalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Unemployment - Australia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

History → History

History → Unemployment - Australia

Places → Wollongong (N.S.W.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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