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Michael Rubbo's Documentary Journey: Home


Welcome to Michael Rubbo's Documentary Journey. This is a special Library collection highlighting the work of Australian documentary filmmaker Michael Rubbo. The collection can also be found on the Library catalogue here.

With this archival series, his own documentary journey, Michael hopes to inspire young filmmakers to develop their own personal style, learning about principles, ethics, access anxiety and much more.

The series has been created by Michael and his daughter, Ellen Rubbo. You can find some of the films discussed on Michael Rubbo's YouTube channel here.

Note: Michael Rubbo's Documentary Journey is available to be viewed by current AFTRS Staff and Students only.


3. Waiting for Fidel

6. Daisy: Story of a facelift

9. The Little Box that Sings


1. Sad Song of Yellow Skin

4. The Man Who Can't Stop

7. Margaret Atwood: Once in August

10. All About Olive

2. Persistent and Finagling

5. Not Far From Bolgatanga

8. Much ado about something

11. The True source of knowledge