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little bang's
new eye

This film follows a little Hmong girl called Bang from her mountain village
in north Vietnam to Hanoi on her journey with retinoblastoma (childhood eye cancer)

and takes a look at the work of Australian of the Year 2020
Dr James Muecke and his foundation Sight For All.

This unscripted short documentary evolved from an initial trip that Lara took with Dr James Muecke AM, documenting the work of the Australian NGO Sight For All.  Developing the story from the operating theatre in the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology in Hanoi, the film evolved from an open brief. It explored opportunities to tell a story that could connect people to the work that Sight For All does, and the impact that it has on the lives of those in far flung communities. 

The film won three international awards and featured in the official selection of four international film festivals. Narrated by Australian actress Kerry Armstrong, it has been broadcast on SBS helping us to shine a light on life-changing work of a dedicated group of eye health specialists.

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World Bank

Commissioned to make a short film for World Bank about the impact of their Second Chance Education Project in Timor Leste improving the lives of young people and adults affected by the decades of struggle after gaining independence where many Timorese lacked a basic education and more than a third of all adults were illiterate.

Through the success story of one graduate the video highlights the range of impacts the program has had.

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Commissioned in 2019, Think Films produced a short documentary about the impact of The Hospital Research Foundation’s charity arm MESHA ( Military and Emergency Services Health Australia).

MESHA undertakes vital and life changing work aimed at improving the wellbeing of and improving current and former serving Australian military members and emergency service personnel and their families.

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Green industries SA

Think Films has been supporting Green Industries SA since 2018. Our work has helped to tell the stories of their successes in helping create a sustainable South Australia.

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A commissioned piece for the UNDP took the form of a series of 5 short documentaries highlighting the impact of their SWoCK Project in the Solomon Islands. This project was developed to help communities prepare and strengthen their resilience against the threat of rising sea levels, natural disasters and changing global temperatures.

A three-minute teaser of the project was later used by the United Nations’ General Assembly Forum on Climate Change.