Discovery Atlas
1:37:02

Discovery Atlas: Brazil Revealed

7two August 25, 2010

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Brazil is an exhilarating country of contradictions and possibilities. We showcase one of the most ethnically diverse nations on earth and explore the stories of its people. ...

Brazil is an exhilarating country of contradictions and possibilities. We showcase one of the most ethnically diverse nations on earth and explore the stories of its people. From a government worker who dreams of performing the samba at Carnival, to a river trader whose livelihood depends on the Amazon. We meet some of the individuals who personify the energy and intensity of this tropical South American paradise.

Breaker Morant: The Retrial
1:36:53

Breaker Morant: The Retrial

The History Channel November 11, 2013

History

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Tells the whole Breaker story from bush balladeer to Bushveldt Carbineers, and convicted war criminal, and reveals the Breakers real motivations and secrets for joining the ...

Tells the whole Breaker story from bush balladeer to Bushveldt Carbineers, and convicted war criminal, and reveals the Breakers real motivations and secrets for joining the major Australian Expeditionary force in a war that claimed the third highest death count after World War I and II.

The Art Of The Steal
1:36:50

The Art Of The Steal

ABC July 31, 2011

Visual arts

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A program that chronicles the long and dramatic struggle for control of the Barnes Foundation, a private collection of post-impressionist and early modern art valued at more ...

A program that chronicles the long and dramatic struggle for control of the Barnes Foundation, a private collection of post-impressionist and early modern art valued at more than US$25 billion.

My Tehran For Sale
1:36:49

My Tehran For Sale

SBS World Movies November 29, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An asylum seeker in Woomera Detention Centre recounts the series of events in her home country of Iran that led to her incarceration and label as an illegal immigrant in Australia.

An asylum seeker in Woomera Detention Centre recounts the series of events in her home country of Iran that led to her incarceration and label as an illegal immigrant in Australia.

Better Man
1:36:47

Better Man

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS July 25, 2013

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This compelling story, filmed on location in Australia and Vietnam, looks at the true story of the remarkable life and death of Van Nguyen, a Vietnamese-Australian man who was ...

This compelling story, filmed on location in Australia and Vietnam, looks at the true story of the remarkable life and death of Van Nguyen, a Vietnamese-Australian man who was convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore and executed for his crime in 2005. His hanging was the first execution of an Australian in Southeast Asia since 1993. Nguyen was only 25 years old.

Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired
1:36:43

Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired

ABC2 August 12, 2012

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
What happens when one of the world's most famous directors becomes trapped inside one of his own movies? This is a fascinating look at the public scandal and private tragedy ...

What happens when one of the world's most famous directors becomes trapped inside one of his own movies? This is a fascinating look at the public scandal and private tragedy that led to the legendary director's sudden flight from the US after his conviction for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor in 1977. The documentary reopens the complex and still-controversial case 30 years later, challenging many of the myths that have built up around it, while exploring the circumstances that led up to his conviction, as well as the media circus that followed. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

No Such Thing As A Happy Kennedy
1:36:42

No Such Thing As A Happy Kennedy

FOXTEL Bio November 11, 2013

History

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
What does family life do to a child? What does that child retain of all its challenges, its aspirations, its duties? Especially when that family's name is Kennedy, the clan ...

What does family life do to a child? What does that child retain of all its challenges, its aspirations, its duties? Especially when that family's name is Kennedy, the clan that held America and the whole world in thrall. Caroline, Robert, Christopher, Mary, John-John and David were all between seven and eleven years old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and between 13 and 17 when Bobby Kennedy was gunned down.

Good Hair
1:36:36

Good Hair

NITV January 12, 2014

Design and technologies

Visual arts

Intercultural Understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles in this hilarious and eye-opening documentary.

Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles in this hilarious and eye-opening documentary.

The Queen Of Versailles
1:36:33

The Queen Of Versailles

ABC2 June 9, 2013

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
They were one of America's richest and most extravagant couples. Then came the GFC. Directed by lauded filmmaker and photographer Lauren Greenfield, who won the US Directing ...

They were one of America's richest and most extravagant couples. Then came the GFC. Directed by lauded filmmaker and photographer Lauren Greenfield, who won the US Directing Award for Documentary Film at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for this film, The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis.

BB King: The Life of Riley
1:36:21

BB King: The Life of Riley

SBS December 21, 2013

Music

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The legendary BB King opens his heart to Director Jon Brewer and tells the story of how an oppressed and somewhat orphaned youth came to influence and earn the unmitigated ...

The legendary BB King opens his heart to Director Jon Brewer and tells the story of how an oppressed and somewhat orphaned youth came to influence and earn the unmitigated praise of the music industry to carry the title, 'King of the Blues'.

Kissinger
1:36:15

Kissinger

SBS August 5, 2014

History

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Henry Kissinger, more than any other political individual, shaped the US's post-war foreign policy. With Nixon embroiled in Watergate, Kissinger was for a time the world's ...

Henry Kissinger, more than any other political individual, shaped the US's post-war foreign policy. With Nixon embroiled in Watergate, Kissinger was for a time the world's most powerful man. Even after leaving office he continued to act as counsellor to successive presidents as well as governments around the globe. For many though, Kissinger is implicated in war crimes allegedly committed with his knowledge in countries from Cambodia to Chile. In this program, historian Niall Ferguson interviews the world's most famed political advisor and the arch proponent of realpolitik.

The Cave
1:36:11

The Cave

National Geographic March 8, 2020

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

News and current affairs

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
For civilians in war torn Syria, hope and safety lie in an underground hospital run by a young female pediatrician working in unimaginable horror.

For civilians in war torn Syria, hope and safety lie in an underground hospital run by a young female pediatrician working in unimaginable horror.

The Blues: A Musical Journey
1:36:09

The Blues: A Musical Journey: Godfathers and Sons

Season 1 Episode 5 NITV July 28, 2013

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In part five of The Blues, director Marc Levin (Slam, Whiteboys, Brooklyn Babylon) travels to Chicago with hip-hop legend Chuck D (of the Chess Records legacy). Together they ...

In part five of The Blues, director Marc Levin (Slam, Whiteboys, Brooklyn Babylon) travels to Chicago with hip-hop legend Chuck D (of the Chess Records legacy). Together they explore the heyday of Chicago blues and unite to produce an album that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians.

Gideon's Army
1:36:07

Gideon's Army

NITV August 10, 2014

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Gideon's Army follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are part of a small group of committed ...

Gideon's Army follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are part of a small group of committed lawyers in the Deep South challenging the assumptions that drive a criminal justice system strained to the breaking point.

Valentino
1:36:00

Valentino

SBS December 23, 2012

Visual arts

Design and technologies

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Valentino: The Last Emperor is a feature-length documentary on the legendary fashion designer Valentino Garavani, in the wake of his exit in 2008 from the company he founded ...

Valentino: The Last Emperor is a feature-length documentary on the legendary fashion designer Valentino Garavani, in the wake of his exit in 2008 from the company he founded in Rome more than 45 years ago. Produced and directed by Matt Tyrnauer, special correspondent for Vanity Fair magazine, the film is an intimate, engaging and humorous fly-on-the-wall exploration of the singular worlds of one of Italy's richest and most famous men.

Reincarnated
1:35:53

Reincarnated

ABC2 April 28, 2013

Music

Intercultural Understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This documentary follows Snoop Dogg as he journeys to Jamaica to record an album with Diplo. Snoop finds himself embraced by the Jamaican people and becomes reincarnated as ...

This documentary follows Snoop Dogg as he journeys to Jamaica to record an album with Diplo. Snoop finds himself embraced by the Jamaican people and becomes reincarnated as Snoop Lion.

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone
1:35:48

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone

ABC December 7, 2014

Music

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
With unprecedented access to previously unseen archive footage, Made Of Stone is a revealing journey through the life of one of the most revered and influential bands in ...

With unprecedented access to previously unseen archive footage, Made Of Stone is a revealing journey through the life of one of the most revered and influential bands in British music history, The Stone Roses.

Bloody Daughter
1:35:43

Bloody Daughter

SBS January 5, 2013

Visual arts

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Stephanie Argerich, the filmmaker, is the daughter of two of the biggest name pianists of the last 30 years, the American Stephen Kovacevich and Argentinian Martha Argerich. ...

Stephanie Argerich, the filmmaker, is the daughter of two of the biggest name pianists of the last 30 years, the American Stephen Kovacevich and Argentinian Martha Argerich. This film tells the intimate stories of these two camera-shy artists and her own stimulating, yet traumatic life as their only offspring.