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About Men

About Men is a documentary series that explores the major life stages, transitions and experiences of boys and men living in Australia.

In these rapidly changing times, this series looks at what it means to be a man in the 21st Century. Key issues effecting men are explored by asking a number of crucial questions: How does a boy become a man?; How does a man define his masculinity?; What does he need to thrive and survive; and what are the obstacles in his way?

The three episodes use a broad cross section of participants to chart the major life stages in a male’s life. The boys and men who appear in the series have compelling stories to tell about their development, maturation and wisdom - giving meaning to the powerful themes that underpin the series. Their stories are genuinely moving, funny, surprising and informative.


About Women

Women of all ages, backgrounds and circumstances open up on screen about what really matters to them. Meeting some at a time of uncertainty, a turning point for others and for a lucky few, a time of accomplishment and happiness.

This landmark documentary series lifts the lid on Australian women’s lives, from a post-feminism perspective. Some viewers will find it reassuring, others infuriating, that for the women in this series, body image, mating and child-bearing may still be their predominant drivers.

Focusing on individual women, who tell their own stories and share their innermost thoughts, giving expression to the universal challenges and perspectives of their contemporaries. Why does attractive young legal secretary Ellen want a breast enlargement? Is happiness a ‘big fat Greek wedding’ for Helen? Will yoga teacher Tara’s IVF attempt and fertility rituals help her to achieve the pregnancy she so longs for? Will Val become the first ever woman Mayor of Cairns?

From the painful uncertainties of youth, moving through the 'productive' years of career and/or parenting, to the postmenopausal twilight years without a rocking chair in sight. It is a powerful contribution to our understanding of women in 21st century Australia.

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The Very Best Of Relaxing Classics (CD)

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About Men & About Women (DVD)

About Men & About Women (DVD)

Two fascinating series' about our life stages and what it means to be a man or woman
in Australian society.

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