The Australian film industry

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Kevin Christopher Burke)

Dheera Sujan examines the growing popularity of Australian films: Priscilla, Strictly Ballroom, Shine, etc., and Australian directors like Fred Shepski, Baz Lurhmann, Bruce Beresford, etc. How healthy is the industry itself? Her guests include Richard Kuipers of a TV film review programme, Philip Adams, broadcaster and opinion leader and Tim Read of the Australian Film Commission.

Producer: Dheera Sujan

Broadcast: March 16, 1997