Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law
57:04

Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law: Part Two: Fortune

ABC August 6, 2019

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Benjamin's workaholic dad Danny is part of a 300-year-old tradition of Chinese seeking their fortunes in Australia. He recalls his early business development days in ...

Benjamin's workaholic dad Danny is part of a 300-year-old tradition of Chinese seeking their fortunes in Australia. He recalls his early business development days in Queensland during the post-White Australia Policy Whitlam era.

First Contact Canada
43:08

First Contact Canada: The Journey Begins

Season 1 Episode 1 NITV August 14, 2019

Intercultural understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The six travellers begin their journey in the heart of Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba. Here they meet prominent Indigenous activist Michael Redhead Champagne, who sheds some ...

The six travellers begin their journey in the heart of Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba. Here they meet prominent Indigenous activist Michael Redhead Champagne, who sheds some light on the journey ahead. He outlines their upcoming work alongside two community driven movements - the Bear Clan patrol, which works to keep Winnipeg's notorious North End streets safe, and Drag the Red, which takes on the sobering task helping to solve cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women by searching the river, and the riverbank, for remains or other evidence.

Back in Time for Tea
50:27

Back in Time for Tea: 1960s

Season 1 Episode 3 Lifestyle Channel June 20, 2019

Design and technologies

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
For the Ellis family, 1960 marks the start of a new era of prosperity and confidence in the north. As the decade draws to a close, the family can boast a TV, washing machine ...

For the Ellis family, 1960 marks the start of a new era of prosperity and confidence in the north. As the decade draws to a close, the family can boast a TV, washing machine and even a fridge.

First Contact Canada
43:06

First Contact Canada: A Road to Healing

Season 1 Episode 3 NITV August 28, 2019

Intercultural understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
So far on the journey, the travellers have had their views confronted and their emotions pushed to the limit, but the travellers are about to face their biggest test yet. ...

So far on the journey, the travellers have had their views confronted and their emotions pushed to the limit, but the travellers are about to face their biggest test yet. Heading south to Calgary, the group hit the front lines to experience life on the streets, getting a glimpse into the humanity of both those working to help and those struggling with their circumstances.

Woodstock Diary
52:24

Woodstock Diary

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 13, 2015

Music

History

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
On August 15,1969, 500,000 music lovers descended on a rural community in upstate New York for three days of love, peace, respect, drugs, mind expansion and the largest rock ...

On August 15,1969, 500,000 music lovers descended on a rural community in upstate New York for three days of love, peace, respect, drugs, mind expansion and the largest rock concert ever staged. This series, directed by legendary music documentary director DA Pennebaker, is the definitive celebration of the event. Alternative title: Woodstock: The Festival.

Meet the Orangutans
23:08

Meet the Orangutans

Episode 3 Animal Planet August 14, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Baby Peanut, is at last starting to shine, but is then struck down with potentially deadly malaria, will he pull through?

Baby Peanut, is at last starting to shine, but is then struck down with potentially deadly malaria, will he pull through?

London: 2000 Years of History
42:57

London: 2000 Years of History

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS August 6, 2019

History

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Historians Dan Jones and Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and engineer Rob Bell explore how London faced daring invasions, catastrophic fires, and deadly plagues. Also, how it grew from a ...

Historians Dan Jones and Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and engineer Rob Bell explore how London faced daring invasions, catastrophic fires, and deadly plagues. Also, how it grew from a small Roman trading post to the capital of the British Empire, and ultimately to the thriving megacity we know today. They begin by investigating London's first 1000 years.

Meet the Orangutans
23:08

Meet the Orangutans

Season 1 Episode 7 Animal Planet August 20, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Baby Chiquita is quite the diva. At just three years old, she's capable of throwing tantrums worthy of top prima donnas.

Baby Chiquita is quite the diva. At just three years old, she's capable of throwing tantrums worthy of top prima donnas.

Rottnest Island: Kingdom of the Quokka
43:06

Rottnest Island: Kingdom of the Quokka

Episode 1 National Geographic December 16, 2018

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Like the Galapagos Islands, Rottnest Island off the coast of Western Australia holds the secret of the mysterious quokka, the little penguin and the tiger snake.

Like the Galapagos Islands, Rottnest Island off the coast of Western Australia holds the secret of the mysterious quokka, the little penguin and the tiger snake.

Mediterranean with Simon Reeve
58:44

Mediterranean with Simon Reeve

Season 1 Episode 1 BBC Knowledge May 7, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Simon Reeve embarks on the first leg of his epic four-part journey around the Mediterranean. At the centre of this great sea, and surrounded by crystal clear waters is Simon's ...

Simon Reeve embarks on the first leg of his epic four-part journey around the Mediterranean. At the centre of this great sea, and surrounded by crystal clear waters is Simon's first stop: the beautiful island of Malta. Driven by a surge of tourists, modern day Malta is booming. But beneath the picture postcard image lies a country accused of being a haven for money-laundering and organised crime, where journalists can be murdered by car bombs.

Dictators Rulebook
47:10

Dictators Rulebook: Idi Amin

Season 1 Episode 6 National Geographic May 14, 2019

Modern history

History

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Through a combination of populist charm and brutal violence, Idi Amin managed to rule Uganda for eight years. But how did he rise from his humble beginnings and build such a ...

Through a combination of populist charm and brutal violence, Idi Amin managed to rule Uganda for eight years. But how did he rise from his humble beginnings and build such a powerful dictatorship? Alternative title: The Dictator's Playbook.

McKellen: Playing the Part
1:27:17

McKellen: Playing the Part

ABC June 23, 2019

Personal and social capability

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Discover the life story of Sir Ian McKellen, as told by the man himself. He shares his personal stories and thoughts from his childhood to present day as well as a wealth of ...

Discover the life story of Sir Ian McKellen, as told by the man himself. He shares his personal stories and thoughts from his childhood to present day as well as a wealth of never-before-seen material.

Bob Dylan: The Folk Years
51:57

Bob Dylan: The Folk Years

SBS December 11, 2015

Music

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
This detailed, independent look at Bob Dylan's early years features rare archival footage and in-depth discussion of a creative force that captured the imagination of the ...

This detailed, independent look at Bob Dylan's early years features rare archival footage and in-depth discussion of a creative force that captured the imagination of the world, exploring the history of a truly great artist.

Civilisations
58:47

Civilisations: Colour and Light

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS December 22, 2018

Visual arts

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Simon Schama starts his meditation on colour and civilisation with the great Gothic cathedrals of Amiens and Chartres. He then moves to 16th-century Venice, where masterpieces ...

Simon Schama starts his meditation on colour and civilisation with the great Gothic cathedrals of Amiens and Chartres. He then moves to 16th-century Venice, where masterpieces such as Giovanni Bellini's San Zaccaria altarpiece and Titian's Bacchus and Ariadne contested the assumption that drawing would always be superior to colouring.

Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History
40:16

Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History: The Wartime Popes

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS January 5, 2019

History

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In July 2016, Pope Francis makes an emotional visit to Auschwitz, the former Nazi death camp where more than 1.1 million Jews were executed. In the dark shadows of the ...

In July 2016, Pope Francis makes an emotional visit to Auschwitz, the former Nazi death camp where more than 1.1 million Jews were executed. In the dark shadows of the Holocaust, the Pope prays for the forgiveness of mankind, and immerses himself in the controversial legacy of his predecessor, Pope Pius XII.

Where the Wild Men Are with Ben Fogle
43:22

Where the Wild Men Are with Ben Fogle: New Zealand

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 July 18, 2015

Geography

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Deep in the New Zealand wilderness lives the Long family, hunter-gatherers who survive off the land and call a ramshackle wooden hut their home. Robert Long discovered the ...

Deep in the New Zealand wilderness lives the Long family, hunter-gatherers who survive off the land and call a ramshackle wooden hut their home. Robert Long discovered the untamed area after dropping out of medical school 32 years ago. He and his wife Catherine have raised two teenagers in complete isolation and educating them at home.

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front
26:40

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front: Resolve

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel July 20, 2015

Modern history

History

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
It is 1917 and the Anzacs are involved in the seminal battles of Bullecourt, Ypres, Messines and Menin Road. The year starts for the Australians with success but when the ...

It is 1917 and the Anzacs are involved in the seminal battles of Bullecourt, Ypres, Messines and Menin Road. The year starts for the Australians with success but when the Germans counter-attack the Australians are overwhelmed at a place called Bullecourt, a significant German breakthrough seems imminent.

Alien Weaponry: Thrash Metal and Te Reo Maori
20:04

Alien Weaponry: Thrash Metal and Te Reo Maori

SBS Viceland September 10, 2019

Intercultural understanding

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
Fewer than 4 percent of New Zealand's population are Maori language speakers. Three teenagers from rural town Waipu have become unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve the ...

Fewer than 4 percent of New Zealand's population are Maori language speakers. Three teenagers from rural town Waipu have become unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve the indigenous language by making heavy metal inspired by Maori history.