The Future of Nursing

Australian Workers Film Guide


A comedic spoof of Star Trek in which a monster attacks a hospital operating theatre and the staff attempt to respond, hamstrung by hospital inefficiencies, absent staff, convoluted regulations and a lack of resources. Representing agency staff, the best Darth Vader can do it talk to the monster or put up posters.

Special Notes/Achievements

  • Official selection – NSW Nurses and Midwives Association ‘s Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival (Aust), 2017
  • Second Prize, Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival (Aust), 2017

Author: J Bird, 2023

Duration: 5 mins

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Film Key Cast: Tracey Pearce – Navigator/monster, Ondine Kennard-King – Nurse One, Anthony Marshall – Mr Sister/Darth Vader, Noeline Rozanc – Earth Base Hospital, David Pearce – Acting Vice Captain, Nancy Ye Yang – Nurse Sulu, Annie Black – Mrs Spock,

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