While magazines reflect our values, they also have the power to change them. This episode examines the trailblazers including Playboy and Cleo and their impact on the sexual revolution and Ms. Magazine as a rallying cry for feminists in the 60s; from Rolling Stone's impact on the rock-n-roll generation to The Advocate, the latest revolutionary magazine still fighting for sexual and civil rights.
Uncle Max is a story about Uncle Max Dulumunmun (pronounced Doola-Munn-Munn) Harrison, a Yuin elder from Narooma on the south east coast of Australia. His teachings about Yuin culture and ceremony attract diverse groups from around the country and overseas. Participants to Max's workshops learn how to reconnect with the land and go through mental, physical and spiritual healing, not only for the self, but for the healing of Mother Earth.
Intelligent, provocative, glamorous and intriguing, this three-part series points the camera at the inside pages and inner workings of the first international medium. Venture inside the editor's suite and go on location to the interviews and the photo shoots of the greatest magazines in the world.
Princess Spy, is the story of Noor Inayat Khan, an Indian princess, pacifist and British spy Born a princess from a titled Indian Muslim family, Noor-un-nisa Inayat Khan was raised as a society beauty and soon became a successful children's author in France, taking the Parisian community by storm. But her glamorous days of Paris were not to last.
Tonight's episode covers the 30 years of Suharto rule when Australia embraced the 'strong man of Asia' despite the twin concerns of his track record of human rights abuses and his family's corruption. Huge numbers of Australians also embraced Bali. Regional stability was the overall mantra, and General Suharto provided it.
Australian IT worker Geoff presents a sleep disorder so extreme, even the experts at Papworth Sleep Clinic in Cambridge, UK, are astounded. His errant limbs that thrash all night long have brought his marriage to the brink.
Four Wives, One Man is a portrait of four wives, a polygamist husband, their incredibly free-speaking mother-in-law, and their many, many children - all living under the same roof in a rural Iranian village. Four Wives, One Man follows the story of Heda, an Iranian farmer and his four wives, Farang, Goli, Shapar, Ziba and their 20 children. Their polygamist lifestyle, although sanctioned by the Koran, is not common in Iran, and of these incidents, most take place in rural villages and towns.
Venezuelan filmmaker Margot Benacerraf revisits the Araya salt mine, the setting of her 1959 prize-winning film Araya; and Round the World - French school kids learn about globalisation from Thalassa stories.
In this final episode of the series, professor Diarmaid MacCulloch explores how the official Christian Church and Western society have moved apart on issues of sex and gender over the last 300 years. The Enlightenment encouraged people to question authority and that included the Church's teachings on sex.
Documentary on the famed street artist's 31 works of art in 31 days project in New York and his devoted following. A provocative social experiment that raises questions about ownership of public art.
Until the early 20th century, food choices were dictated by what was grown nearby, readily available, and unspoiled. But 100 years later, the struggle over what to eat has become one of the most complicated, confounding and urgent battles facing the world.
Alexander begins the final leg of his journey by flying over the Canadian arctic, before heading to the extreme edge of America where temperatures can reach minus 50 degrees Celsius.
Michael Portillo is invited aboard the construction locomotive for Crossrail to travel under the Thames and to meet 'Mary', on whom the project depends. He travels on the capital's first railway, and admires the remarkable brick viaduct on which it was built. He takes a tour underneath its arches with a Victorian map showing the poverty of those who once lived there. The Docklands Light Railway takes him to Greenwich, home to Britain's most famous tea clipper. And in Woolwich, he discovers the firepower of the British Empire before coming to a sticky end at West Silverton.
The award-winning series, filmed round-the-clock at King's College Hospital in south London, continues with an episode looking at a busy Saturday night in the A&E Department where staff have to juggle the needs of elderly patients and sick children alongside patients who are drunk or violent.
Since announcing his candidacy, Donald Trump is everywhere. To him, it seems that nothing is taboo and no policy too outlandish to embrace. Somehow, this billionaire candidate has become the champion of the everyday American, with supporters travelling hundreds of miles just to see him.
On a quest to understand this phenomenon, Trumps campaign was followed over 200 days. His ex-employees, childhood friends, billionaire buddies, supporters and critics are all spotlighted to gain insight on what a Trump presidency would really be like.
This is an extended version of the April 5th episode of Dateline. To view this episode, visit SBS OnDemand.
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Host Simon Baker takes you around the world and deep into fascinating Aboriginal communities and cultures waging a passionate defence of mother earth.
Narrated by Kevin Spacey, using rare archival footage, each episode in this series tells the story of one iconic campaign for President of the United States. In this episode, Harry Truman begins a slow and nail-biting journey back to the White House, using political smarts and relentless determination.
Genetic mutation produces incredible comic-book superheroes. But Stan wants Daniel to meet four real people who claim to have a difference in their physiology, that makes them superhuman.