Waste Land
1:39:08

Waste Land

SBS December 30, 2012

Visual arts

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
US-based Brazilian artist Vik Muniz returns to his country of birth, to the largest landfill dump in the world in Rio de Janeiro. Over three years, he undertakes a project ...

US-based Brazilian artist Vik Muniz returns to his country of birth, to the largest landfill dump in the world in Rio de Janeiro. Over three years, he undertakes a project making giant photographic portraits of the 'catadores' - the pickers who recycle and distribute the rubbish.

Janis: Little Girl Blue
1:39:05

Janis: Little Girl Blue

ABC May 27, 2018

Music

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Janis Joplin's life story is revealed through archival footage, revealing interviews with friends and family and rare personal letters, presenting an intimate portrait of a ...

Janis Joplin's life story is revealed through archival footage, revealing interviews with friends and family and rare personal letters, presenting an intimate portrait of a bright, complicated artist who changed music.

Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS
1:38:55

Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS

National Geographic June 18, 2017

News and current affairs

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
At a time when no one feels entirely protected from terrorism, Sebastian Junger uses his first hand experience to chronicle Syria's downward spiral and the human toll of the ...

At a time when no one feels entirely protected from terrorism, Sebastian Junger uses his first hand experience to chronicle Syria's downward spiral and the human toll of the carnage brought on by the Islamic State.

Storm
1:38:46

Storm

SBS January 2, 2013

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor for the UN International Criminal Court in The Hague, charges a former Serbian general of war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia in the ...

Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor for the UN International Criminal Court in The Hague, charges a former Serbian general of war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia in the mid-'90s. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a team to Bosnia to investigate.

American Teen
1:38:37

American Teen

ABC2 October 20, 2013

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In this 2008 Sundance Film Festival smash hit, filmmaker Nanette Burstein chronicles the senior year of five 17 year olds in Warsaw, Indiana. Popularity is everything; ...

In this 2008 Sundance Film Festival smash hit, filmmaker Nanette Burstein chronicles the senior year of five 17 year olds in Warsaw, Indiana. Popularity is everything; breakups and missed jump-shots are the end of the world; a college acceptance is a dream come true; and an email forwarded to the wrong person is your worst nightmare.

Room 237
1:38:33

Room 237

SBS2 November 12, 2015

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Many cult movies have devout followers, bizarre interpretations and conspiracy theories surrounding them - but none more than Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. This documentary ...

Many cult movies have devout followers, bizarre interpretations and conspiracy theories surrounding them - but none more than Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. This documentary speaks to the fanatics who think they have decoded the hidden symbols and messages apparently buried in the iconic horror film. Meticulously examining the original film, this program explores if there is any truth to the far-fetched theories behind Kubrick's film.

Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup
1:38:27

Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup

The History Channel September 11, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
With the departure of the Bush administration and the arrival of an 'era of transparency', opportunities are arising for the disclosure of new information that may shed more ...

With the departure of the Bush administration and the arrival of an 'era of transparency', opportunities are arising for the disclosure of new information that may shed more light on the events that took place before and after September 11, 2001. Dramatically narrated by Daniel Sunjata of FX's Rescue Me, and an outspoken advocate for the First Responders, this program first examines mysterious and infamous events that reshaped world history - from the Reichstag Fire in 1933 that catapulted Hitler to dictatorship, to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident in 1964 that led to the Vietnam War - and then takes viewers on a turbulent journey through several pivotal moments in history before delving into the most significant catastrophe in recent memory, 9/11.

Better Man
1:37:55

Better Man

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS August 1, 2013

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The dramatic conclusion to Better Man, based on the true story of Van Nguyen. When Kim Nguyen discovers that her son has been imprisoned in Singapore for drug trafficking, she ...

The dramatic conclusion to Better Man, based on the true story of Van Nguyen. When Kim Nguyen discovers that her son has been imprisoned in Singapore for drug trafficking, she seeks out a lawyer to help him.

Facing Ali
1:37:51

Facing Ali

ABC2 July 28, 2013

Media arts

Personal and social capability

History

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali defeated almost every top fighter of the golden age of boxing and symbolised the sport for generations of fans. Now, ten of ...

Three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali defeated almost every top fighter of the golden age of boxing and symbolised the sport for generations of fans. Now, ten of his acclaimed rivals pay tribute to perhaps the world's most beloved and inspiring athlete in Facing Ali.

Secrets Of The Tribe
1:37:44

Secrets Of The Tribe

SBS October 18, 2011

History

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The field of anthropology goes under the magnifying glass in this acute investigation of the seminal research on Yanomami Indians. In the 1960s and '70s, a steady stream of ...

The field of anthropology goes under the magnifying glass in this acute investigation of the seminal research on Yanomami Indians. In the 1960s and '70s, a steady stream of anthropologists filed into the Amazon Basin to observe this 'stone age' society untouched by modern life. Thirty years later, the events surrounding this infiltration have become a scandalous tale of academic ethics and infighting.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
1:37:36

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

NITV May 20, 2018

Music

Intercultural understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Tells the story of a profound, essential and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, ...

Tells the story of a profound, essential and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo and more, this program unravels the Indigenous influence and talented Native musicians who helped shape the soundtracks of our lives.

The Wrecking Crew
1:37:35

The Wrecking Crew

Smooth/Arts November 1, 2018

Media arts

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as the Wrecking Crew, a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as ...

A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as the Wrecking Crew, a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys and Bing Crosby.

Mystify: Michael Hutchence
1:37:28

Mystify: Michael Hutchence

ABC November 24, 2019

Music

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A journey into the heart and soul of Michael Hutchence, the lead singer of INXS, and a complex and shy man who spent much of his life in the public eye, rarely revealing his ...

A journey into the heart and soul of Michael Hutchence, the lead singer of INXS, and a complex and shy man who spent much of his life in the public eye, rarely revealing his true self to anyone except his very close friends.

Gerhard Richter
1:37:21

Gerhard Richter

SBS March 9, 2013

Visual arts

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This is an intimate and revealing film on an artist recognised as one of the world's greatest living painters. For the first time, Richter allows access behind the scenes at ...

This is an intimate and revealing film on an artist recognised as one of the world's greatest living painters. For the first time, Richter allows access behind the scenes at his studio, as we witness him creating a series of new abstract works.

Restrepo
1:37:19

Restrepo

ABC2 April 22, 2012

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
One platoon, one valley, one tear ... Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Restrepo is a feature-length documentary that ...

One platoon, one valley, one tear ... Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Restrepo is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the deployment of a platoon of US soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

Riding Giants
1:37:15

Riding Giants

SBS2 October 2, 2016

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
From acclaimed director Stacy Peralta comes Riding Giants, the story of big wave surfing. Breaking the mould of traditional documentary filmmaking, Riding Giants uses its ...

From acclaimed director Stacy Peralta comes Riding Giants, the story of big wave surfing. Breaking the mould of traditional documentary filmmaking, Riding Giants uses its dynamic, cross-generational approach to profile the lives and times of the intrepid surfers who over the decades have dedicated themselves to finding and successfully challenging the biggest waves on earth.

School of Seduction
1:37:05

School of Seduction

SBS Viceland January 2, 2020

Intercultural understanding

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
We follow the lives of three young women, Diana, Lida and Vika, who live in the metropolis of St Petersburg and share a goal of finding a husband. But how do you find a man in ...

We follow the lives of three young women, Diana, Lida and Vika, who live in the metropolis of St Petersburg and share a goal of finding a husband. But how do you find a man in a country where women by far outnumber men? Psychologist Vladimir Rakovsky has an easy solution. He is a tutor of his own school, and runs highly priced courses. We witness Rakovsky teaching Diana, Lida, and Vika, together with a bunch of other young women, how to seduce a man.

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.