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The Big Screen: Social Commentary/Documentary

Year 11/12 English Studies




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Documentary Foundation Australia

Documentary Australia Foundation is a unique not-for-profit that ensures important stories are told and seen, supported by powerful social impact campaigns.


That Sugar Film is one mans journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as healthy. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. It will forever change the way you think about healthy food.

You Tube

Check out our sweet interview with Damon Gameau, the director, star and experimental subject of Australian documentary That Sugar Film.

Australian Documentaries The Facts

Top Australian Documentaries at the Box Office

That Sugar Movement

That Sugar Movement endorses The World Health Organization’s recommendation to limit free and added sugar intake to 6 teaspoons (25 g) per day, for health benefits. However, the average Australian consumes around 14 teaspoons – that’s a whopping 420 in June alone!

Australian Screen

A database of Australian Documentaries through The National Film and Sound Archive


Australian Documentaries- A unique snapshot of Australia and Australians