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Ziegler, Aviva

Works: 55 works in 120 publications in 1 language and 703 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Drama  Documentary television programs  Biography  Nonfiction films  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Popular works  Personal narratives  Case studies 
Roles: Director, Narrator, Author, Producer
Classifications: HV8688, 362.88
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Aviva Ziegler
Plumpton high babies( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They're schoolgirls - dreaming of the future, wanting to go out and have fun, trying to work out relationships with families, friends and boyfriends - and attempting to finish high school while raising their babies. Plumpton High, in Sydney's outer western suburbs, is one of the few schools in Australia with a program that supports schoolgirl mothers completing their education, integrating them into the general student population. Over 100 girls have been helped by the program since it began. This year, 13 are enrolled. Plumpton High Babies follows a year in the lives of some of these young mothers as they hurtle from girlhood to womanhood. Baby, at 15, is the youngest - just a child herself. Simone, considered one of the school's star students, is 16 and three months pregnant. Crystal is finding it tough with a toddler and nowhere to live. Jasmine, with her eight-month-old son, has been in the program longer than any other girl; now her twin sister is pregnant. And expelled student Jessica is being accepted back for one reason only - she too is 15 and expecting. So what does it take to help a teenager with a baby stay at school? At Plumpton, the dedicated and passionate principal and program co-ordinator offer understanding, a supportive environment, flexible hours and practical health and welfare assistance as well as constant encouragement. But the outcome depends on the girls. A Film Australia National Interest Program in association with 220 Productions. Produced with the assistance of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Mark Hamlyn. Producer: Julian Russell. Director: Aviva Ziegler. Writer: Julian Russell, Aviva Ziegler. DOP/Cinematographer: Tony Wilson
Facing the demons by Aviva Ziegler( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restorative justice is gaining attention as a method of healing and reconciliation. Conferences such as the one documented in this film can help criminals confront the enormity of their actions, perhaps preventing them from relapsing into a criminal lifestyle once released. For victims and their families, it can be a way of ending the ordeal. Capturing on film the emotionally charged confrontation between a murderer and his victim's family, "Facing the Demons" takes us through the entire process to bring about such communication
Secrets of the jury room( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the normally closed world of the jury room to discover how juries really work. In Secrets of the jury room, two juries decide the fate of the accused in a murder case. The case is fictional, but highly realistic. On trial is a young gay Lebanese man who is accused of killing his terminally ill lover. A retired Supreme Court judge presides over real barristers, expert witnesses and court personnel. However, unlike real-life courts, we are able to observe the jurors reaching their decisions. Two juries, each of twelve people of various ages and backgrounds, take part in this unique experiment. As we watch them grapple with both the evidence and the moral issues, we see how personalities and prejudices can affect the process of the law. The result is a thought-provoking insight into the inner working of the jury system
What is a Jew to You?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary filmmaker Aviva Ziegler takes a personal look at what it means to be a Jew in Australia by examining her experiences and those of her family
Storymakers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storymakers features internationally known Australian writers and illustrators of children's books. The series is designed to develop children's awareness of how books are conceived and created, and to encourage a love of books and reading. Each film in the series highlights different aspects of the process of creating a book. A Film Australia National Interest Program. 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Janet Bell. Producer: Janet Bell, Paul Humfress. Director: Martin Daley, David Haythornthwaite, Karl McPhee, Aviva Ziegler. Writer: Martin Daley, David Haythornthwaite, Ursula Kolbe, Bob Maza, Karl McPhee. DOP/Cinematographer: Kerry Brown, Andrew Fraser ACS, David Knaus, Simon Smith
The origins of disease( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in the USA, Korea, Hungary, India and Australia, this episode uses case studies to look at the question of how new diseases arise and why they do or don't spread. It finds that some are not diseases at all and are made worse by factors such as medical jargon and management style
Plagued: Will We Ever Learn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will We Ever Learn?: Filmed in the USA, Italy, Australia and the UK, this episode draws together the themes and ideas from the whole series to show that, tragically,we do not learn from history so that old diseases re-emerge while new diseases arise....In New York today, 250 babies are born each year with congenital syphilis, a disease which we thought had disappeared long ago. Yet it is found in one of the wealthiest countries in the world with the most advanced medical science. A Film Australia/Goldwyn Associates Production for Channel Four and Film Australia. Copyright - 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Janet Bell Producer: Janet Bell Director: Aviva Ziegler, Deanne Edwards Writer: Dr Norman Swan DOP/Cinematographer: Tony Wilson ACS, Michael Spragg
Plagued( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series which investigates the relationship between history, destiny and disease. Conceived, written and narrated by Dr. Norman Swan
Colin Thiele( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin Thiele discusses the writing craft, where his ideas come from, his reasons for writing and how long it takes to write a book. He answers letters from school students and is seen at home, and on the farm where he grew up, talking with Jonathan Appleton, a young school student and head of the Thiele fan club. Thiele reads extracts from his books and the novels Storm Boy, Sun on the stubble, The valley between, Shatterbelt and Jodie's journey are dramatized
Dynasties Wentworth, Kidman, Boyd, Street, Ashton, Lee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles six Australian families which, over generations, have produced some of the nation's top politicians, journalists, sportsmen, artists, indigenous leaders, graziers and industrialists. Members talk of their ancestors' achievements and experiences and what it takes to keep family tradition alive
Macedonia more than a name( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the history and culture of Hellenic Macedonia. Also tells the story of two young men who return to Macedonia to visit the homeland of their ancestors for the first time
Every inch of the way by Australia( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video survivors of the Japanese prisoner-of-war camps describe their experiences during the war and the effect it has had on their lives and their families
Don't be the last to know a film for families about drugs( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at two Australian families and their fight against drug addiction. Shows ways to cope, what to do and where to turn for help
You can do anything( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aims to encourage Aboriginal students to continue further education and realise their aims and shows that achievement of any goal depends on attitudes
The glamour game( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is a colourful and stylish look at fashion in Australia from the arrival of Dior's 'new look' in 1947 to today
Oh, everybody happy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two refugees from Vietnam who were amongst the first group of 201 refugees who arrived in Australia in 1975 filmed then for the ABC Chequerboard program, are revisited in 2000 to see how their lives have changed
A bird in the hand( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the international problem of bird smuggling that involves the capture of wild birds for export to bird fanciers overseas. It details a recent case in which many people and birds were caught in a large international smuggling case
The Australian royal tours collection 1901-1988( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Australian tours by the British royal family since 1901. It begins with the 1901 visit by the Duke of York to open our first federal parliament; gives excerpts from Australia's first full-length colour feature documentary "The Queen in Australia -1954"; covers the tours of the '60's & '70's & the '80's when the spotlight shifts to the Princess of Wales and Sarah, the Duchess of York on their Bicentennial visits. Also takes a nostalgic look at our development as a nation
Fairweather man( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An intimate portrait of the life and work of one of Australia's greatest painters. When Ian Fairweather died in 1974, Australia not only lost an extraordinary artist, but one of its greatest eccentrics. However, the reclusive, driven artist left behind a wonderful legacy - a body of marvellous paintings that today are highly collectible and hang on the walls of galleries around the world. The film embarks on two journeys: one is the story of Fairweather's life and travels; the other a journey deep into the heart and soul of a man and his work."--ABC program summary
Chequerboard revisited( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisits some of the subjects of the 1970s ABC social issues documentary series featuring the stories of ordinary Australians. Topics covered include relationships (hetero- and homosexual), child performers, working-class struggles, Vietnamese refugees, ballet dancing and school-leavers
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