Canada: The Story of Us
42:21

Canada: The Story of Us: Worlds Collide (Pre-1608 to 1759)

Episode 1 The History Channel March 6, 2019

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The extraordinary tale of some of the people, places and events that shaped Canada - stories of change makers and rule breakers, dreamers and visionaries, scientists and ...

The extraordinary tale of some of the people, places and events that shaped Canada - stories of change makers and rule breakers, dreamers and visionaries, scientists and entrepreneurs who forged a nation in a vast and harsh land. With groundbreaking CGI and a cast of celebrity interviews that take us inside Canada's biggest stories, this series is truly a celebration of a nation that has transformed its differences into understanding and created an identity that is uniquely diverse. In the season premiere, hundreds of Indigenous nations with advanced cultures already live in Canada when French and English colonisers arrive and fight for land claims. Indigenous people suffer as a result of first contact.

RBG
1:33:43

RBG

ABC March 5, 2019

Modern history

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has built an impressive legal legacy as a pioneer in gender equality. This film explores the inspiring journey of this ...

Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has built an impressive legal legacy as a pioneer in gender equality. This film explores the inspiring journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the US's highest court.

Blood and Fury: America's Civil War
40:31

Blood and Fury: America's Civil War: The March to War

Episode 1 The History Channel March 4, 2019

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Civil War, one of the most defining moments in American history, tore a nation apart, pitting North against South - brother against brother. Over the course of four years, ...

The Civil War, one of the most defining moments in American history, tore a nation apart, pitting North against South - brother against brother. Over the course of four years, more than 750,000 military and civilian lives were sacrificed to make the United States a more perfect union, where the human rights of every person are guaranteed. With unprecedented access to government and private archives and using state-of-the-art technology, over 500 rare and compelling black and white photographs have been painstakingly colourised to illustrate the story of the Civil War in breathtaking detail. This episode examines the cultural and political tensions that ultimately explode into the most storied and bloodied war ever to be fought on US soil.

American Dynasties: The Kennedys
41:23

American Dynasties: The Kennedys

Episode 2 SBS March 4, 2019

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
John F Kennedy launches a long-shot bid for power, and the seemingly perfect candidate must confront the issues of his health, faith and fidelity if he is to have any chance ...

John F Kennedy launches a long-shot bid for power, and the seemingly perfect candidate must confront the issues of his health, faith and fidelity if he is to have any chance of reaching the White House.

Capital C
1:23:00

Capital C

SBS Viceland March 3, 2019

Business and economics

Digital technologies

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In just a few years, crowdfunding has empowered a whole new generation of artists to create things in a way that's never been seen before. Over a period of three years, the ...

In just a few years, crowdfunding has empowered a whole new generation of artists to create things in a way that's never been seen before. Over a period of three years, the film is following the endeavours of poker card designer Jackson Robinson, hippie Zach Crain, and video game veteran Brain Fargo, all of whom reach out to the crowd in order to change their lives forever.

Big Ben: The World's Most Famous Clock
58:48

Big Ben: The World's Most Famous Clock

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS March 2, 2019

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
As Big Ben goes silent for a multimillion-dollar restoration, architectural historian Anna Keay gains exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the work.

As Big Ben goes silent for a multimillion-dollar restoration, architectural historian Anna Keay gains exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the work.

Back in the Soviet Bloc
25:59

Back in the Soviet Bloc: Independence, Revolution and Eurovision

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS March 1, 2019

News and current affairs

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Julia learns about the Orange Revolution and the ongoing social issues in Ukraine. Julia returns to the city of her birth, Kiev. She begins her homecoming by touring its ...

Julia learns about the Orange Revolution and the ongoing social issues in Ukraine. Julia returns to the city of her birth, Kiev. She begins her homecoming by touring its picturesque streets and markets with her tour guide, Valentina.

The Kennedy Files
42:23

The Kennedy Files: Family Secrets

Season 1 Episode 7 The History Channel March 1, 2019

Critical thinking

Personal and Social Capability

Ethical Understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Every family has them. But no family has built higher walls around their secrets than the Kennedys, who fend off relentless attacks from the media and the tabloids to protect ...

Every family has them. But no family has built higher walls around their secrets than the Kennedys, who fend off relentless attacks from the media and the tabloids to protect the family's reputation and ambitions. Their commitment to their image is so ingrained that it transcends PR and strikes deep with the Kennedy clan itself - where secrets are kept even between family members, and threats to the status quo can lead to excommunication and worse.

Coast New Zealand
43:30

Coast New Zealand: The East Cape

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 1, 2019

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
On this episode, Neil gets his first glimpse ever of a live volcano with its lunar landscape, steaming vents and bubbling mud pools and discovers the sombre story behind the ...

On this episode, Neil gets his first glimpse ever of a live volcano with its lunar landscape, steaming vents and bubbling mud pools and discovers the sombre story behind the failed attempts of sulphur mining. Marine Archaeologist Matt Carter discovers a tale of tragedy, treasure and treachery down on Mahia Peninsula. Geologist Hamish Campbell digs for new science and examines why the East Cape is the hotspot to study a great unknown - how to predict earthquakes and tsunamis. Marine Biologist Jacky Geurts hunts down apostles from Gisborne's Age of Aquarius. Riria Hotere steps out of her comfort zone and into the wonderful world of bees to find out the difference between a five-dollar pot of honey and a $150 pot of honey. And Neil reflects on the sublime joys of the wild and wonderful in the clear waters of Tatapouri Bay, by partaking in a thrilling stingray feeding routine.

Henry IX: The Lost King
54:59

Henry IX: The Lost King

SBS February 28, 2019

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Paul Murton of Grand Tours of Scotland takes us on a journey to investigate the mysterious disappearance from history of a forgotten Scottish prince, Henry Fredrick Stuart, ...

Paul Murton of Grand Tours of Scotland takes us on a journey to investigate the mysterious disappearance from history of a forgotten Scottish prince, Henry Fredrick Stuart, the best king Britain never had. Not many of us will know his name, but Henry started the British Museum and the Royal Collection and was the first royal prince to back a permanent settlement on American soil in the early 1700s.

The Day the Rock Star Died
22:01

The Day the Rock Star Died: John Denver

Season 1 Episode 12 Smooth/Arts February 28, 2019

Music

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
John Denver, began his music career with folk music groups during the late 1960s. Starting in the 1970s, he was one of the most popular acoustic artists of the decade and one ...

John Denver, began his music career with folk music groups during the late 1960s. Starting in the 1970s, he was one of the most popular acoustic artists of the decade and one of its best-selling artists. By 1974, he was firmly established as one of America's best-selling performers, often described as "among the most beloved entertainers of his era. Recording and releasing approximately 300 songs, with total sales of over 33 million records worldwide with his lyrics reflecting his joy in nature and disdain for city life, his enthusiasm for music, and his relationship trials. Denver, who was an avid pilot, died at the age of 53 flying his personal Canard aircraft in a single-fatality crash.

Dangerous Earth
58:12

Dangerous Earth

Episode 1 BBC Knowledge March 1, 2019

Science

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Dr Helen Czerski examines extraordinary archive, eyewitness footage and the latest scientific research to discover the secrets of two of Earth's hottest natural phenomena - ...

Dr Helen Czerski examines extraordinary archive, eyewitness footage and the latest scientific research to discover the secrets of two of Earth's hottest natural phenomena - lightning and volcanoes.

Secrets of the Tang Treasure Ship
47:09

Secrets of the Tang Treasure Ship

National Geographic February 27, 2019

History

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
We piece together the last days of the Tang treasure ship's journey and reveal one of the ancient world's greatest trading routes.

We piece together the last days of the Tang treasure ship's journey and reveal one of the ancient world's greatest trading routes.

Stars of the Silver Screen
37:11

Stars of the Silver Screen: Donald Sutherland

Season 9 Episode 6 Smooth/Arts February 27, 2019

Media arts

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
To be a Hollywood great is to fly too close to the sun, to embody the dreams of millions while placing your fate in their hearts.

To be a Hollywood great is to fly too close to the sun, to embody the dreams of millions while placing your fate in their hearts.

Tarzan Revisited
1:16:37

Tarzan Revisited

Smooth/Arts February 27, 2019

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This documentary celebrates 100 years of the famous character Tarzan from print and in film. Featuring in-depth discussions with current and past actors in the Tarzan ...

This documentary celebrates 100 years of the famous character Tarzan from print and in film. Featuring in-depth discussions with current and past actors in the Tarzan franchise: Christopher Lambert, Dennis Miller, Margot Robbie, Casper Van Dien, Alexander Skaarsgard and many more.

Lost Treasures of Egypt
44:13

Lost Treasures of Egypt

Episode 2 National Geographic February 26, 2019

Ancient history

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Why did the great pharaohs of Egypt abandon the pyramids of Giza and choose a secret cemetery in the Valley of the Kings as their burial ground?

Why did the great pharaohs of Egypt abandon the pyramids of Giza and choose a secret cemetery in the Valley of the Kings as their burial ground?

Julius Caesar Revealed
59:18

Julius Caesar Revealed

The History Channel February 25, 2019

Ancient history

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Mary Beard tells the story of Julius Caesar, who rose from humble beginnings to become the most powerful man in Rome - and his death in the most famous assassination in ...

Mary Beard tells the story of Julius Caesar, who rose from humble beginnings to become the most powerful man in Rome - and his death in the most famous assassination in history. Julius Caesar was a general, dictator, politician, and the most famous Roman of them all.

American Dynasties: The Kennedys
41:27

American Dynasties: The Kennedys

Episode 1 SBS February 25, 2019

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Joseph Kennedy's political ambition passes first to his son Joe Jr, and then to reluctant second son, Jack.

Joseph Kennedy's political ambition passes first to his son Joe Jr, and then to reluctant second son, Jack.