Petra: Secrets of the Ancient Builders
44:13

Petra: Secrets of the Ancient Builders

National Geographic May 8, 2020

History

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
It was constructed in the middle of the Jordanian desert more than 2000 years ago, but how was the architectural prowess of Petra achieved?

It was constructed in the middle of the Jordanian desert more than 2000 years ago, but how was the architectural prowess of Petra achieved?

The Pyramids: Solving the Mystery
47:38

The Pyramids: Solving the Mystery: Dahshur: An Incredible Discovery

Episode 4 SBS May 8, 2020

Ancient history

History

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
On the site of Dahshur, 40km to the south of Cairo, are two breathtakingly beautiful pyramids: two revolutionary monuments which would seem to be the first real pyramids, a ...

On the site of Dahshur, 40km to the south of Cairo, are two breathtakingly beautiful pyramids: two revolutionary monuments which would seem to be the first real pyramids, a link in the chain which is essential to understanding the evolution in the building of pyramids. To the south is the unusual rhomboidal Bent Pyramid. To the north is the Red Pyramid, which may well be the very first triangular pyramid to have been built.

Cold Justice
27:44

Cold Justice: Stephen Smith

Season 2 Episode 1 NITV May 7, 2020

Indigenous Australians

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Seventeen-year-old Gomeroi teenager Steven Smith was the most popular boy in school with the world at his feet before it was cruelly snatched away. The teen was found dead on ...

Seventeen-year-old Gomeroi teenager Steven Smith was the most popular boy in school with the world at his feet before it was cruelly snatched away. The teen was found dead on train tracks outside the north-western NSW town of Quirindi in 1988 after attending a party. Despite his family being told by police during the initial investigation to "get over it" they have always maintained he was murdered, now this episode finds information to support their concerns.

How the Victorians Built Britain
43:17

How the Victorians Built Britain: The Railway Revolution

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS May 7, 2020

Modern history

Design and technologies

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In 1837, the British railway was in its infancy - experimental engines had proven steam trains were a viable option to transport goods and people, but Victorian vision, ...

In 1837, the British railway was in its infancy - experimental engines had proven steam trains were a viable option to transport goods and people, but Victorian vision, ingenuity, and determination took a good idea and transformed a nation with it.

Britain's Great Cathedrals with Tony Robinson
43:25

Britain's Great Cathedrals with Tony Robinson: Durham Cathedral

Episode 4 SBS May 6, 2020

History

Religious studies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The actor and presenter visits Durham cathedral, one of Britain's first Unesco World Heritage sites and a leading tourist attraction. The cathedral is over 900 years old and ...

The actor and presenter visits Durham cathedral, one of Britain's first Unesco World Heritage sites and a leading tourist attraction. The cathedral is over 900 years old and built like a fortress. It is 218ft tall and was the country's tallest building when first constructed. The bishops at Durham were so powerful that they were given the title Prince-Bishop to reflect their huge wealth and influence. As well as exploring the Norman edifice, Tony meets a modern-day treasure hunter who has discovered hidden lost treasures from the cathedral in the River Wear.

Evacuate Earth
43:44

Evacuate Earth: Zombie Earth

Season 1 Episode 1 National Geographic May 5, 2020

Science

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Is a zombie apocalypse simply a concept of fiction or could an infectious disease actually turn humanity into a race of vicious monsters? The truth just might shock you!

Is a zombie apocalypse simply a concept of fiction or could an infectious disease actually turn humanity into a race of vicious monsters? The truth just might shock you!

The Imposter
1:34:37

The Imposter

SBS May 6, 2020

Critical thinking

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In 1994, a 13-year-old boy disappears without a trace from San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later, he is found alive, thousands of miles away in a village in ...

In 1994, a 13-year-old boy disappears without a trace from San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later, he is found alive, thousands of miles away in a village in southern Spain with a story of kidnap and torture. His family is overjoyed to bring him home. But all is not quite as it seems. The boy bears many of the same distinguishing marks he always had, but why does he now have a strange accent? Why does he look so different? And why doesn't the family seem to notice these glaring inconsistencies? It's only when an investigator starts asking questions that this strange tale takes an even stranger turn.

Engineering Disasters
43:25

Engineering Disasters: The '70s

Season 2 Episode 2 The History Channel May 5, 2020

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Engineering has built our modern world. Everything from skyscrapers to roads and air travel are here because of Engineering. But what happens when engineering goes horribly ...

Engineering has built our modern world. Everything from skyscrapers to roads and air travel are here because of Engineering. But what happens when engineering goes horribly wrong? Go behind the headlines to uncover what really happened in the most notorious engineering accidents.

Punk
49:52

Punk

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS Viceland May 4, 2020

Music

History

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Germs, Bad Brains, Black Flag, DOA, and others dump gas on smouldering rage and alienation in America's suburbs, igniting a blazing form of punk so extreme they call it ...

The Germs, Bad Brains, Black Flag, DOA, and others dump gas on smouldering rage and alienation in America's suburbs, igniting a blazing form of punk so extreme they call it hardcore which, in turn, inspires a DIY culture and network that spans cities and bands across the continent and comes to define the genre.

Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman
43:00

Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman: Are There Parallel Universes?

Season 2 Episode 6 NITV May 4, 2020

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Could there be multiple versions of reality? Scientists explore the possibility that the fate of the universe may depend on hidden cosmic twins.

Could there be multiple versions of reality? Scientists explore the possibility that the fate of the universe may depend on hidden cosmic twins.

Kubrick by Kubrick
1:00:49

Kubrick by Kubrick

SBS May 3, 2020

Media arts

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
This unique documentary is composed entirely of archives, punctuated with the voice of Stanley Kubrick, giving us the keys to understanding his work. It gives a voice to one ...

This unique documentary is composed entirely of archives, punctuated with the voice of Stanley Kubrick, giving us the keys to understanding his work. It gives a voice to one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema and, also, one of the most enigmatic.

The Pyramids: Solving the Mystery
47:02

The Pyramids: Solving the Mystery: Meidum and the Mystery of the False Pyramid

Episode 3 SBS May 1, 2020

Ancient history

History

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Meidum is the least-known of the pyramids of Egypt, but the most mysterious. It stretches skywards and resembles a castle keep. The compound in which it is located is one of ...

Meidum is the least-known of the pyramids of Egypt, but the most mysterious. It stretches skywards and resembles a castle keep. The compound in which it is located is one of the largest monuments in the world. Thanks to the exceptional use of archaeology 2.0 and its drones, scientists can delve into the heart of this building which opens up to the skies. They can unravel the stages of its monumental construction and uncover the revolutionary techniques brought into play which have allowed this monument to withstand the test of time. Meidum is the enigmatic history of a larger-than-life building project which lasted four decades.

Cold Justice
25:43

Cold Justice: Hope

Season 1 Episode 3 NITV April 30, 2020

Indigenous Australians

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This series follows the injustice Indigenous Australians face with cold case victims. Hosted by Walkley Award and Amnesty Media Award nominee, Allan Clarke.

This series follows the injustice Indigenous Australians face with cold case victims. Hosted by Walkley Award and Amnesty Media Award nominee, Allan Clarke.

Britain's Great Cathedrals with Tony Robinson
43:32

Britain's Great Cathedrals with Tony Robinson: Salisbury Cathedral

Episode 3 SBS April 29, 2020

History

Religious studies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In one of the biggest engineering projects of the Middle Ages, Salisbury Cathedral was moved from a wind-blasted Iron Age hill fort to its current location, a feat ...

In one of the biggest engineering projects of the Middle Ages, Salisbury Cathedral was moved from a wind-blasted Iron Age hill fort to its current location, a feat accomplished in just 38 years, helping establish the Wiltshire city in the process.

Miriam's Big Fat Adventure
57:58

Miriam's Big Fat Adventure

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 28, 2020

Health and PE

Biology

Science

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
With fat threatening to break the NHS, Miriam continues her mission looking at the obesity crisis and discovers a world of extremes, where she wonders if the pursuit of body ...

With fat threatening to break the NHS, Miriam continues her mission looking at the obesity crisis and discovers a world of extremes, where she wonders if the pursuit of body perfection is swapping one obsession for another.

Engineering Disasters
43:30

Engineering Disasters: New Orleans

Season 2 Episode 1 The History Channel April 28, 2020

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Engineering has built our modern world. Everything from skyscrapers to roads and air travel are here because of Engineering. But what happens when engineering goes horribly ...

Engineering has built our modern world. Everything from skyscrapers to roads and air travel are here because of Engineering. But what happens when engineering goes horribly wrong? Go behind the headlines to uncover what really happened in the most notorious engineering accidents.

Punk
50:12

Punk

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS Viceland April 27, 2020

Music

History

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Ramones visit London in 1976 to discover a vibrant UK punk scene who reciprocate with a second British invasion of America, culminating in the Sex Pistols' disastrous US ...

The Ramones visit London in 1976 to discover a vibrant UK punk scene who reciprocate with a second British invasion of America, culminating in the Sex Pistols' disastrous US tour and flame-out in 1978.

Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman
42:49

Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman: What Do Aliens Look Like?

Season 2 Episode 10 NITV April 27, 2020

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Exobiologists are creating their very own encyclopaedia of alien life. With an expanding galaxy of exotic worlds, what kind of creatures may arise?

Exobiologists are creating their very own encyclopaedia of alien life. With an expanding galaxy of exotic worlds, what kind of creatures may arise?