Activate: The Global Citizen Movement
42:24

Activate: The Global Citizen Movement: Eradicating Extreme Poverty

Episode 1 National Geographic September 16, 2019

News and current affairs

News and current affairs

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Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Becky G rally global citizens in campaigns to push world leaders into action against extreme poverty.

Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Becky G rally global citizens in campaigns to push world leaders into action against extreme poverty.

Lost Boys of Taranaki
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Lost Boys of Taranaki

SBS Viceland August 27, 2019

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

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In New Zealand's rural Taranaki region, adolescent boys growing up in poverty often end up turning to crime, some racking up criminal convictions before they hit 16. Most ...

In New Zealand's rural Taranaki region, adolescent boys growing up in poverty often end up turning to crime, some racking up criminal convictions before they hit 16. Most young offenders find themselves locked up - but a lucky few get a chance to avoid 'juvie' by participating in START Taranaki, an early intervention program designed to give them a second lease on life.

Disneynature: Chimpanzee
1:10:51

Disneynature: Chimpanzee

7Flix September 1, 2019

Geography

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This is a true life adventure that documents an adorable baby chimp named Oscar, and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph.

This is a true life adventure that documents an adorable baby chimp named Oscar, and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph.

Evan Goes Wild
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Evan Goes Wild: You Had Me At Rhino

Episode 4 Animal Planet September 30, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

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Evan visits Kenya for the first time. On his trip he comes face-to-face with baboons and cheetahs, and has a heart-stopping moment with an eastern black rhino.

Evan visits Kenya for the first time. On his trip he comes face-to-face with baboons and cheetahs, and has a heart-stopping moment with an eastern black rhino.

Remember Pearl Harbor
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Remember Pearl Harbor

The History Channel September 24, 2019

History

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Narrated by Tom Selleck. Sunday, December 7, 1941 was a beautiful morning on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. A few sailors and soldiers were already up and playing a game of ...

Narrated by Tom Selleck. Sunday, December 7, 1941 was a beautiful morning on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. A few sailors and soldiers were already up and playing a game of football near Pearl Harbor. Others were sleeping in their barracks or aboard ships after a late night of partying in Honolulu. An unlucky few were wiping the sleep from their eyes and reporting for duty aboard their ship anchored off Ford Island in Pearl Harbor. Still others headed for adjacent Hickam Field or up north to Wheeler Field. Ship decks were being washed, planes wiped down and hangars swept. It was just another day in paradise. At 7.55am all that changed as the first Japanese planes dropped their torpedoes and bombs on a stunned American Pacific fleet. The US had been violently thrown into World War II. Every sailor, airman, soldier and civilian who was in or near Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 has their own individual story of courage, fear, heroics or tragedy. No two stories from that day of infamy are the same. From sailors on the USS Arizona and West Virginia on Battleship Row to pilots at Hickam and Wheeler Fields, to young children who were waved at by Japanese pilots flying over their homes, the memories remain vivid to this day. These are some of their stories from December 7, 1941. They will always Remember Pearl Harbor.

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

SBS Viceland September 10, 2019

Intercultural understanding

Music

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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.

Evan Goes Wild
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Evan Goes Wild: Baby Bearcat Rescue

Episode 2 Animal Planet September 14, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

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Evan rescues orphaned baby bearcats, encounters pythons and crocodiles, and wrestles a water monitor while travelling on the island of Palawan, Philippines.

Evan rescues orphaned baby bearcats, encounters pythons and crocodiles, and wrestles a water monitor while travelling on the island of Palawan, Philippines.

How the Victorians Built Britain
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How the Victorians Built Britain

Episode 1 SBS September 30, 2019

Modern history

Design and technologies

History

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This episode is about the development of London's pioneering transport system in the mid-19th century. With the help of contributor Judith Flanders, Michael Buerk paints a ...

This episode is about the development of London's pioneering transport system in the mid-19th century. With the help of contributor Judith Flanders, Michael Buerk paints a vivid picture of the phenomenal chaos and reek of London streets before Charles Pearson had the literally groundbreaking idea of an underground railway.

McKellen: Playing the Part
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McKellen: Playing the Part

ABC June 23, 2019

Personal and social capability

Media arts

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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.

Blue Serengeti
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Blue Serengeti

Animal Planet April 6, 2018

Science

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Dr Barbara Block has been studying the white sharks off of California for more than 27 years and she's giving viewers a portrait of a formerly unseen domain.

Dr Barbara Block has been studying the white sharks off of California for more than 27 years and she's giving viewers a portrait of a formerly unseen domain.

Do I Sound Gay?
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Do I Sound Gay?

SBS March 9, 2016

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

Biology

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Why do some people 'sound gay' but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment? Following a break up with his ...

Why do some people 'sound gay' but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment? Following a break up with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe sets out on a quest to unravel a linguistic mystery. All his life, like many gay men, Thorpe has felt self-conscious about his stereotypically un-macho voice. But what are its origins? And why is there such a stigma attached to 'sounding gay'? As Thorpe consults with everyone from speech therapists to public figures to complete strangers, he unpacks complex cultural questions with wit, verve and intelligence.

Dictators Rulebook
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Dictators Rulebook: Francisco Franco

Season 1 Episode 4 National Geographic April 30, 2019

Modern history

History

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An exploration of the methods and tactics of Generalissimo Francisco Franco, who controlled Spain with absolute power for four decades and whose victims are still being ...

An exploration of the methods and tactics of Generalissimo Francisco Franco, who controlled Spain with absolute power for four decades and whose victims are still being exhumed to this day. Alternative title: The Dictator's Playbook.

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
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The Story of God with Morgan Freeman: The Chosen One

Season 2 Episode 2 National Geographic April 30, 2019

Religious studies

History

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Almost every faith has a figure believed to be chosen by God. Morgan Freeman goes in search of the chosen people walking the earth today.

Almost every faith has a figure believed to be chosen by God. Morgan Freeman goes in search of the chosen people walking the earth today.

Mediterranean with Simon Reeve
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Mediterranean with Simon Reeve

Season 1 Episode 1 BBC Knowledge May 7, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

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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
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Dictators Rulebook: Idi Amin

Season 1 Episode 6 National Geographic May 14, 2019

Modern history

History

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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.

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
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The Story of God with Morgan Freeman: Heaven and Hell

Season 2 Episode 1 National Geographic April 23, 2019

Religious studies

History

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From exorcisms in Ethiopia and the discovery of human sacrifice in ancient Mayan, to a woman convinced she has seen heaven during a near death experience, Morgan Freeman ...

From exorcisms in Ethiopia and the discovery of human sacrifice in ancient Mayan, to a woman convinced she has seen heaven during a near death experience, Morgan Freeman explores the way people around the world incorporate heaven and hell into their lives.

The Blue Planet
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The Blue Planet: Introduction

Season 1 Episode 1 Animal Planet April 2, 2019

Biology

Geography

Earth and environment

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The blue whale is a perfect symbol for the oceans, the vast blue expanse that dominates our planet while remaining largely unexplored and mysterious. Yet the oceans are an ...

The blue whale is a perfect symbol for the oceans, the vast blue expanse that dominates our planet while remaining largely unexplored and mysterious. Yet the oceans are an integral part of our lives. Their influence dominates the world's weather systems. They support an enormous range of life, from the largest whales to the smallest plankton, from hordes of sea birds to lonely deep-sea fish. All this is governed by a complex system of biological and physical forces. This first episode demonstrates the sheer scale, power and complexity of our Blue Planet.

The Blue Planet
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The Blue Planet: Coasts

Season 1 Episode 8 Animal Planet April 5, 2019

Biology

Geography

Earth and environment

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The boundary between land and sea is an exciting place, with animals constantly coming and going. From the open oceans, millions of seabirds are forced to come onto land to ...

The boundary between land and sea is an exciting place, with animals constantly coming and going. From the open oceans, millions of seabirds are forced to come onto land to breed. Sea eagles steal kittiwake chicks from their nesting ledges. Turtles lay their eggs in the sand and marine mammals haul themselves out to fight on the beaches. Sea lions emerge from the kelp to give birth, while killer whales come crashing into n the surf to snatch the sea lions' young.