Film work

Australia, 1981

Film
A still image from Film work

This film recalls the work of the Waterside Workers’ Federation Film Unit. Financed by several trade unions, the Unit produced eleven (mainly documentary) films between 1953-58. There are excerpts from four of the films ‘Pensions for Veterans’, ‘The Hungry Miles’, ‘November Victory’ and ‘Hewers of Coal’ and interviews with the Unit members, Keith Gow, Norma Disher and Jock Levy. (Awards: ATOM 1982)

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Credits

producer/director

John Hughes

production company

Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia. Film Unit.

Duration

00:44:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303891

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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

Collected

2 times

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