Filmmaker Warwick Thornton investigates our relationship to the Southern Cross, in this fun and thought-provoking ride through Australia's cultural and political landscape. He takes us on a journey through this five-star constellation's astronomical, colonial and Indigenous history to the present day. For Aboriginal people, the meaning of this heavenly body is deeply spiritual. By contrast, the star-adorned Eureka Flag was emblematic of protest and defiance, a quality that caused it to be adopted by activists, and lately, the darker side of Australian nationalism.
When tragedy strikes at home, two Aboriginal teenagers embark on a journey of survival, searching for a better life in Alice Springs.
The Point explores our unique sense of humour and how we used comedy as a way to have our voices heard. Reporter Madeline Hayman-Reber takes a look at the impact our stand-up comics are having on the comedy circuit. And, we examine the impact films like Barbecue Area have had in discussing the impact of colonisation on our people. Presented by John Paul Janke and Rachael Hocking.
From the Torres Straits to Tasmania, and everywhere in between, this is a showcase of Australia's most stunning landscapes. NITV pays tribute to that which gives us life: Country.
Treetime Stories follows along the wisdom of the Yuin elder Uncle Max 'Dulamunmun' Harrison, who is an initiated Yuin man, knowledge holder and teacher of the guides at NNCA. This documentary reveals his perspective on trees and nature and the hidden messages found within the thicket of the Australian bushland. In a personal and engaging way, Max journeys the outer world of nature whilst opening the inner world of understanding through the power of storytelling.
This story follows the journey of a man who follows a perentie into a log and gets stuck, teaching us that no matter where we may get stuck, or which path we may be led down, there is always help.
Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Truth Telling. Guests include Christine Anu, Meyne Wyatt, Brendon Boney, and Shari Sebbens.
No one can escape coronavirus COVID-19. In Australia, NSW has the highest number of confirmed cases, with a retirement village in north-western Sydney the epi-centre of deaths. Inside this village, lives Elizabeth Visser, an Arrente lady in her seventies. She is Karla Grant's mother. Karla explores how her mothers survival depends on total isolation from outsiders, and zero contact with family. Karla also examines how the suburb of Redfern is protecting itself, and how the AMS has responded to this crisis.
This story follows the journey of the seven sisters that make up the star cluster known as the Pleiades, in the constellation Taurus.
Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of community. Guests include Leah Flanagan, Ursula Yovich, Leon Filewood, and Dion Williams.
Belinda Miller travels with the Cherbourg women's team, the Hornettes to compete at the Queensland Murri Carnival, a major rugby league competition, and discovers the humour and the passion of these women.
Introducing the talented triple threat Taj Jamieson. This young Broome man can act, dance, and he can sing.
Sally was born in 1942 and has many stories to tell about her life and the unique richness and influences of being raised in a multicultural community.
The story of the One Eye Rain Serpent story teaches us that it's important to look after the land so it can then look after us.
Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Rights. Guests include Emma Donovan, Matt Ford, Ian Zaro, and Bjorn Stewart.
A colourful and entertaining character who isn't shy of telling a yarn or two, Baamba remains an unsung hero of Indigenous progress made in the last 50 years.
This is the story of a boy who lives by a coolibah tree with his dogs. It is a story of friendship, and teaches us to look out for each other.
Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Country. Guests include Brendon Boney, Leila Gurruwiwi, Ursula Yovich, and Ben Graetz.
Explores stone tools, ochre and earth ovens found in Kinchega National Park.
When Batumbil Burarrwanga retraces a journey she made by foot as a child, she speaks to the land and recalls stories passed down by her father, reviving her family's connection to their homelands.
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