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Film

The following texts are suggestions for the study of English as an Additional Language. These examples are not meant to be prescriptive or exhaustive, but are indicative of the nature of appropriate texts.

  • Australian Children's Television Foundation, MY:24 (documentary), supported by a mobile phone microdocumentary app, http://actf.com.au/education-programs/my24-app#edprogram
  • Bailey, G., I am Eleven (documentary)
  • Barry, R., I am a Girl (documentary)
  • Bell, O., The Eagle Huntress  (2016)
  • Beresford, B., Mao's Last Dancer
  • Blair, W., The Sapphires
  • Boyle, D., Slumdog Millionaire
  • Chrobog, C., Warchild (documentary)
  • Connolly, R., Paper Planes
  • Dabis, C., Amreeka
  • Eastwood, C., Invictus
  • Forster, M., The Kite Runner
  • Huynh, M., The Boat (short animated film adapted from short story by Nam Le)
  • Madden, J., The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Matthews, M., X and Y
  • McCarthy, T., The Visitor
  • Minghella, A., The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (television series)
  • Monahan, C., Healing
  • Perkins, R., One Night the Moon
  • Perkins, R., Bran Nue Dae
  • Tan, S., The Lost Thing (short animated film)
  • Turkiewicz, S., Once My Mother (documentary)
  • Yakin, B., Remember the Titans