Ai Weiwei - Never Sorry
1:32:00

Ai Weiwei - Never Sorry

ABC2 September 8, 2013

Visual arts

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Ai ...

Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Ai expresses himself and organises people through art and social media. In response, Chinese authorities have shut down his blog, beat him up, bulldozed his newly built studio, and held him in secret detention.

Secrets Of The Freemasons
50:28

Secrets Of The Freemasons

ABC March 21, 2010

Critical thinking

Religious studies

History

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A compass. A pentagram. An all-seeing eye. Symbols, secrets, codes. For the last 300 years, one group has found itself as a fascinating subject of the conspiracy theorists: ...

A compass. A pentagram. An all-seeing eye. Symbols, secrets, codes. For the last 300 years, one group has found itself as a fascinating subject of the conspiracy theorists: The Freemasons. But why? Are the Masons a secret society bent on world domination as some might suggest? Or are they just a fraternity who happen to have secrets? Why has this seemingly harmless gentleman's club been accused of everything from starting the French Revolution, to covering up the Jack the Ripper murders?

Best Of Australian Story
28:06

Best Of Australian Story: Right As Rain

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC December 4, 2009

Personal and social capability

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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 ...

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.

Busting The Berlin Wall
51:09

Busting The Berlin Wall: Fall

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 March 25, 2010

History

Intercultural Understanding

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tonight's episode focuses on dramatic East Berlin escape stories of the 1970s and '80s as the GDR regime crumbled at the end of the Cold War. But as the GDR was planning a ...

Tonight's episode focuses on dramatic East Berlin escape stories of the 1970s and '80s as the GDR regime crumbled at the end of the Cold War. But as the GDR was planning a new, "gentler" Wall with infrared, laser, chemical and vibration detectors, U.S. President Reagan was exhorting the Soviet Union to "tear down this Wall."

If Only
25:18

If Only

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS February 16, 2010

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This series features people from all walks of life telling their personal stories about an event or decision in their past that they now regret.

This series features people from all walks of life telling their personal stories about an event or decision in their past that they now regret.

We Are The Aliens
48:58

We Are The Aliens

SBS2 March 30, 2010

Science

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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We Are The Aliens is a thought-provoking look into the idea of extraterrestrial micro organisms that may have showered our planet and other areas of the universe. This ...

We Are The Aliens is a thought-provoking look into the idea of extraterrestrial micro organisms that may have showered our planet and other areas of the universe. This process, known as Panspermia, is a solid theory on how life may have spread throughout the universe and how life may have possibly originated here on Earth.

Angels In New York
24:33

Angels In New York

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS February 18, 2010

Music

Dance

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Two young Aussie rookie producers attempt the seemingly impossible: to take an unknown musical straight to Broadway! Write a musical and get it on Broadway - maybe in your ...

Two young Aussie rookie producers attempt the seemingly impossible: to take an unknown musical straight to Broadway! Write a musical and get it on Broadway - maybe in your dreams. But for Marcus and Ken, unknown Aussie natives it's a whole new reality. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.

Inside The Great Magazines
47:59

Inside The Great Magazines: Igniting Social Change

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC January 28, 2010

Media arts

English

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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 ...

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.

Message Stick
26:11

Message Stick: Uncle Max - The More I Give The More I Keep

ABC March 21, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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 ...

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.

Inside The Great Magazines
47:59

Inside The Great Magazines

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC January 21, 2010

Media arts

English

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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 ...

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.

As It Happened
48:42

As It Happened: The Princess Spy

SBS2 February 4, 2010

history

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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 ...

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.

Indonesia: A Reporter's Journey
51:55

Indonesia: A Reporter's Journey: Most Unlikely Partners

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 22, 2010

Asia and Australia

Civics and citizenship

History

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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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 ...

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.

Sleep Clinic
28:59

Sleep Clinic

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC2 March 17, 2010

Health and PE

Biology

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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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 ...

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
58:25

Four Wives, One Man

SBS March 9, 2010

Personal and social capability

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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 ...

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.

Thalassa
24:52

Thalassa: Salt Mine Of Araya

SBS February 14, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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 ...

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.

Sex And The Church
52:10

Sex And The Church: Christianity V The West

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel December 27, 2015

Religious studies

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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 ...

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.

Bansky Does New York
1:17:01

Bansky Does New York

Masterpiece February 5, 2016

Media arts

Visual arts

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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 ...

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.

In Defense Of Food
53:09

In Defense Of Food

SBS March 17, 2016

Health and PE

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
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 ...

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.