The Lost time capsule

Australia, 1986

Film

In the year 2088 a group of children discover a time capsule from the Bicentenary year. When opened it shows a short, musical, promotional film with the theme “Living together always”, highlighting the multicultural nature of Australian society, the outdoor life, brief film excerpts from Australia’s modern history, culminating in the creation of a mural by schoolchildren.

Where to watch/play

Available to watch on ACMI premises over WiFi for purposes of research and study

Credits

production company

Look At It My Way Films

Australian Bicentennial Authority

producer

Heather Ogilvie

director

Geoffrey Bennett

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303326

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Public relations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Public relations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → National characteristics, Australian

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → National characteristics, Australian

History → Australian Bicentenary, 1988

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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