It has been six months since the Tarrengower women's prison choir project began and from an unpromising start, Jonathon and the women have worked hard to create a unique Tarrengower sound. Now, in one final concert, they must prove the pilot program has been a success and that music can in fact change peoples' lives.
Muhammad Yunus is a trail blazer. He is a devout optimist who truly believes that a world without poverty is an achievable goal. The son of a Dhaka jeweller, and one of nine children, he was taught the combined value of education and imagination at a very young age.
Cheer on the kids of Woolloomooloo as they become basketball All Stars, struggling to pursue their aspirations while avoiding the disadvantages of growing up in this forgotten pocket of public housing.
In April 2006, the Royal Hospital Chelsea opened its doors to the cameras for the first time for this intimate portrait of the Chelsea Pensioners.
Studio interview program that goes behind the 'public face' of fascinating men and women in our society. This episode features Bob Rogers.
Unlikely Travellers is a remarkable three-part documentary series of six fabulous adventurers, each with a unique and challenging intellectual disability. More than 120 people have applied for a two-week trip to Egypt and today is the first day of interviews. The Spectrum Organisation has narrowed it down to 21 who will face the selection panel.
Four years ago Australian Story featured a farmer and horse breeder called Peter Andrews who seemed to have a rare ability to transform degraded Australian landscapes into thriving oases. He called it natural sequence farming and it was producing some spectacular results. But for nearly thirty years, Peter Andrews' work was rejected by scientists, bureaucrats and politicians alike - until the evidence became difficult to ignore.
Totally Wild reporter Colin Thrupp looks at what is involved when working as a projectionist.
Lawrence always wanted to be the best in the world. He always wanted to set a world record. At something. At anything. What world record can he set? Well, as a child he was a classic nerd and wasn't very good at sport. But he was pretty good at the Rubik's Cube. In fact, he still has a shrine to the Hungarian inventor Erno Rubik in his bedroom.
Indonesian scholarship recipients Nita and Muhammad must drastically alter their lives to take up the opportunity to study in Australia. As AUSAID scholarship students, they are returning to study after being in the workforce. In addition to culture shock, they also have to deal with separation from their families.
Part one of a two-part series that follows mothers as they fall in love with their babies. Zoe undergoes intense therapy with a psychotherapist to overcome feelings of anger, fear and hatred towards her baby
John has decided that Judaism is to blame for his failed interfaith relationships. He decides to explore another religion, and his research leads him to a branch of Christianity that really speaks to him - Christian Domestic Discipline. Accompanied by infuriating ex-girlfriend Kristen, John zips off to Montgomery, Alabama in the United States where he is taught the art of biblical spanking.
This film addresses the problems facing young people in South Africa, Brazil, UK, USA, Thailand and Dubai and the fight against AIDS in these countries.
Examines the nature of fear - our most primal and powerful emotion. From its evolutionary origins in the involuntary fight-or-flight survival instinct to its essential function as a learning tool today.
Choirmaster Jonathon Welch continues his music program inside Victoria's Tarrengower Prison in the hope that their participation might influence the prisoners to go straight on release. They have performed in the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre maximum security prison and now Jonathon wants them to use their personal experiences to write a song they can be proud of. He has invited multi-award winning singer songwriter Kasey Chambers to help in the process.
Here's Looking At You, Boy explores the gradual development of self-confidence within the gay and lesbian film community. This self-confidence has been characterised in recent times by films that have received awards at renowned international film festivals like Berlin and Venice and received recognition from the Academy Awards in Hollywood.
This little known story of a married Australian heiress whom Prince Charles loved and allegedly abandoned, has curious echoes of the Charles and Diana story. In the 1970s, Lady Dale 'Kanga' Tryon had an intense and passionate relationship with the Prince of Wales and was a serious rival to Camilla Parker Bowles. Her life ended tragically early when aged 49, she died in mysterious circumstances.
Taped in Clive James's London office, where all available wall space is lined with his beloved books, this interview finds a very reflective and real man who isn't always comfortable discussing the more personal areas of his life.
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