The Lost time capsule

Australia, 1986

Film
The Lost time capsule | Geoffrey Bennett | 1986 | ACMI collection

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.

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Credits

producer

Heather Ogilvie

production company

Look At It My Way Films

Australian Bicentennial Authority

director

Geoffrey Bennett

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303326

Language

English

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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