In the second week of the experiment, the older adults confront a series of activities aimed at one of the most frightening aspects of old age: memory decline.
As Australia's older population increases, so too will the issues that affect their health and happiness. Could the solution to a better life for older Australians be as simple as spending time with four-year-olds?
In New Zealand's rural Taranaki region, adolescent boys growing up in poverty often end up turning to crime, some racking up criminal convictions before they hit 16. Most young offenders find themselves locked up - but a lucky few get a chance to avoid 'juvie' by participating in START Taranaki, an early intervention program designed to give them a second lease on life.
Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favourite movies with intricate homemade costumes.
From a string of seaside villages to Australia's sixth largest city in only 60 years, join Charli Robinson for a nostalgic look at the Gold Coast, its dizzying development and what lies ahead.
The tiny Pacific Island nations of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa reconnect with their warrior heritage and take on the giants of the Rugby World Cup. Uncovering the story of the greatest underdogs.
An examination of the genocide in Sudan's western region of Darfur. Features interviews with Don Cheadle, George Clooney and Hilary Clinton.
A documentary about the cultural evolution of the Sydney beachside suburb of Maroubra and the social struggle faced by its youth - the notorious surf gang known as the Bra Boys. Narrated by Russell Crowe.
Despite attempts by his friends, loved ones and his new girlfriend to dissuade him, in 2017 Alex Honnold defied death to set a new climbing record.
A look at six people as they embark on this long journey to become the person they've always wanted to be. Looking at the latest medical advances, this program explores how our brains, hormones and sex organs define our understanding of gender and sex. Are the binary options of female and male a biological fact or a psychological construction? Should children who identify as trans try to prevent puberty, giving them longer to come to terms with their gender? Rather than being simply male or female, are we all somewhere between the two? Alternative title: 1095: A Transgender Story.
2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the legalisation of homosexuality in the UK (the 1967 Sexual Offences Act was given royal assent on July 27 of that year) - a great leap forward for tolerance and equality. But while the country basks in self-congratulation, one gay man - Rupert Everett - wants to ask some uncomfortable questions about what was lost, as well as gained, when gay men and women could finally step out from the closet.
Legendary skateboarder Rick McCrank goes on a journey exploring abandoned places with the people who love them long after the lights have gone out. Abandoned pays tribute to these modern-day ruins, seemingly lost and forgotten, but not by everyone. In this episode, Rick is in north-eastern Ohio, the mecca of abandoned shopping malls. Rick visits these crumbling capitalist cathedrals to explore the aftermath with their most loyal customers.
Ten years after Black Saturday, the traumatised survivors reveal how they found the strength to recover from the worst bushfire disaster in Australian history.
Filmmaker Michael Moore predicted that Donald Trump would become the 45th president of the US. Travelling across the country, Moore interviews American citizens to get a sense of the social, economic and political impact of Trump's victory. Moore also takes an in-depth look at the media, the electoral college, the government agenda and his home town of Flint, Michigan.
Deep beneath the complex world of organ and tissue transplantation are the heart-wrenching stories of real people awaiting lifesaving organs in Australia. Why must they wait so long? Are changes in policy required - or shifts in perception? Is it as simple as signing up and having the conversation with loved ones? And why do we avoid the topic of death?
The great Australian Aboriginal actor, David Gulpilil, tells the tale of Another Country, a story of what happened when his people's way of life was interrupted by ours.
One black box has come to define the sound of rock. This film tells the story of the iconic Marshall guitar amplifier. It all started in 1962 when drum shop owner Jim Marshall discovered the distinctive growl that gave the electric guitar an exciting new voice. Music got a whole lot louder as young musicians like Clapton, Townshend and Hendrix adopted the revolutionary 'Marshall Sound', a new genre of rock was born. Featuring contributions from rock legends Pete Townshend, Slash and the late Lemmy, plus an interview with the 'Father of Loud' Jim Marshall, this documentary cruises down the rock ages at a ferocious speed.
Tells the stories of the entrepreneurs, the business people, and the industrialists who jumped at the new chances and opportunities that arose thanks to the different policies of the reform era.
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