The Story Of Film: (1939-1952)
1:02:02

The Story Of Film: (1939-1952): The Devastation Of War

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS2 January 15, 2013

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Mark Cousins explores how the trauma of war led to more daring creations for cinema, focusing on the darkening of American film and the drama of the McCarthy years. ...

Mark Cousins explores how the trauma of war led to more daring creations for cinema, focusing on the darkening of American film and the drama of the McCarthy years. Screenwriters Paul Schrader and Robert Towne discuss the era and Stanley Donen - director of Singin' in the Rain - talks about his career.

Derren Brown: Apocalypse
46:38

Derren Brown: Apocalypse

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 14, 2013

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Derren Brown continues his odyssey beyond the end of the world, combining his customary inventive mix of thought-provoking entertainment with extraordinary psychological ...

Derren Brown continues his odyssey beyond the end of the world, combining his customary inventive mix of thought-provoking entertainment with extraordinary psychological tricks and experiments. In this concluding episode, the unwitting participant continues his adventure in a post-apocalyptic world menaced by zombies.

Bomb Squad
51:53

Bomb Squad

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC January 14, 2013

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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What does it take to walk into danger and possible death while everyone else is taking cover? An intimate portrayal of the work of specialist bomb disposal teams, going with ...

What does it take to walk into danger and possible death while everyone else is taking cover? An intimate portrayal of the work of specialist bomb disposal teams, going with them to the heart of the action in Afghanistan.

Coniston
56:59

Coniston

ABC January 14, 2013

History

English

Personal and social capability

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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More than 80 years after the brutal slaughter of 100 or more Aboriginal people in Central Australia, their descendants relate their story. Known as 'the last massacre', ...

More than 80 years after the brutal slaughter of 100 or more Aboriginal people in Central Australia, their descendants relate their story. Known as 'the last massacre', expeditions set out in August 1928 to mow down innocent people across the traditional lands of the Warlpiri people and their neighbours to avenge the killing of dingo trapper Fred Brooks at the hands of a Warlpiri man, Bullfrog, for taking liberties with Brook's wife.

Louis Theroux: Extreme Love
58:59

Louis Theroux: Extreme Love

ABC2 January 14, 2013

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Louis Theroux spends time with America's growing population of dementia sufferers and carers seeing how families maintain relationships with their loved ones even as the ...

Louis Theroux spends time with America's growing population of dementia sufferers and carers seeing how families maintain relationships with their loved ones even as the building blocks of personality and character are eroded by this illness.

All In The Best Possible Taste With Grayson Perry
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All In The Best Possible Taste With Grayson Perry

Episode 1 ABC January 13, 2013

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Grayson Perry, a leading British artist and winner of the Turner Prize, has always been fascinated by taste - why people buy the things they do, wear the things they wear and ...

Grayson Perry, a leading British artist and winner of the Turner Prize, has always been fascinated by taste - why people buy the things they do, wear the things they wear and what they are trying to say about themselves when they make those choices. In this three-part series Perry will embed himself in the social classes of Britain to try to understand their taste. This most anthropological of artists is going to live with each of his 'taste tribes' in turn - first the working classes of Sunderland, then the middle classes of Tunbridge Wells, then the upper classes of the Cotswolds.

Francis Bacon
55:29

Francis Bacon

ABC January 13, 2013

Visual arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Francis Bacon (1910-1992) is widely regarded as the greatest British painter of the twentieth century. This program explores the way in which the life he led affected his ...

Francis Bacon (1910-1992) is widely regarded as the greatest British painter of the twentieth century. This program explores the way in which the life he led affected his vision of the world.

Dirty Business: How Mining Made Australia
55:32

Dirty Business: How Mining Made Australia: Power

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 13, 2013

Business and economics

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Mining has always been about politics, and this second episode explores the fractious, drama-filled and utterly critical relationship between business and government, and the ...

Mining has always been about politics, and this second episode explores the fractious, drama-filled and utterly critical relationship between business and government, and the importance of this affiliation to the nation.

The Story Of Film: (1930s)
1:02:29

The Story Of Film: (1930s): The Great American Movie Genres

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 January 11, 2013

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The coming of sound in the 1930s upends everything. We watch the birth of new types of film: screwball comedies, gangster pictures, horror films, westerns and musicals, and ...

The coming of sound in the 1930s upends everything. We watch the birth of new types of film: screwball comedies, gangster pictures, horror films, westerns and musicals, and discover a master of most of them, Howard Hawks. Alfred Hitchcock hits his stride and French directors become masters of mood.

When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions
43:14

When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions : The Shuttle

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS January 11, 2013

Modern history

Physics

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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A shuttle revolutionises space travel and a Gemini astronaut is the first to fly it. Tragedy strikes NASA again when the Challenger explodes.

A shuttle revolutionises space travel and a Gemini astronaut is the first to fly it. Tragedy strikes NASA again when the Challenger explodes.

Monty Halls' Island Escape
55:00

Monty Halls' Island Escape

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS January 11, 2013

Geography

Science

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Marine biologist Monty Halls is back in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, living the good life and working as a volunteer wildlife ranger in the Outer Hebrides. Monty has ...

Marine biologist Monty Halls is back in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, living the good life and working as a volunteer wildlife ranger in the Outer Hebrides. Monty has begun to restore walking trails that have been abandoned for years, but he needs to raise several thousand pounds to pay for marker posts and trail guides.

Ladyboys: Beauty Queens
45:59

Ladyboys: Beauty Queens

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC2 January 11, 2013

Health and PE

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Meet the beauties battling to be crowned the world's most stunning transsexual. In Pattaya, Thailand, 23 women are vying to be crowned Miss International Queen, the ...

Meet the beauties battling to be crowned the world's most stunning transsexual. In Pattaya, Thailand, 23 women are vying to be crowned Miss International Queen, the transgender equivalent of Miss World.

Exploring China
55:59

Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS January 10, 2013

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Ken Hom, the godfather of Chinese cuisine, and Ching-He Huang, leading chef of the contemporary generation, together undertake an epic 4,500-kilometre culinary adventure ...

Ken Hom, the godfather of Chinese cuisine, and Ching-He Huang, leading chef of the contemporary generation, together undertake an epic 4,500-kilometre culinary adventure across China - not only to reveal its food, but its people, history, culture and soul. They begin in Beijing, the imperial capital for 800 years. I

More Sex Please, We're British
47:23

More Sex Please, We're British

SBS January 10, 2013

Business and economics

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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A look behind the scenes of one of the UK's most successful online sex toy businesses. Lovehoney is a thriving operation that brings sexual pleasure to the women and men of ...

A look behind the scenes of one of the UK's most successful online sex toy businesses. Lovehoney is a thriving operation that brings sexual pleasure to the women and men of Britain.

The Story Of Film: (1928-1932)
1:02:29

The Story Of Film: (1928-1932): The Great Rebel Filmmakers

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 January 10, 2013

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The 1920s were a golden age for world cinema. The programme visits Paris, Berlin, Moscow, Shanghai and Tokyo to explore the places where movie makers were pushing the ...

The 1920s were a golden age for world cinema. The programme visits Paris, Berlin, Moscow, Shanghai and Tokyo to explore the places where movie makers were pushing the boundaries of the medium.

One Born Every Minute
46:34

One Born Every Minute

Season 3 Episode 14 SBS January 10, 2013

Health and PE

Biology

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Well-respected midwife Linda Abbott retires after 38 years' service and reminisces about her career, including delivering several generations of some families.

Well-respected midwife Linda Abbott retires after 38 years' service and reminisces about her career, including delivering several generations of some families.

My Big Fat Operation
45:21

My Big Fat Operation

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 January 9, 2013

Health and PE

Biology

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Obesity in the UK is an epidemic spiralling out of control. The UK is the fattest country in Europe and with over a third of the nation categorised as clinically obese, ...

Obesity in the UK is an epidemic spiralling out of control. The UK is the fattest country in Europe and with over a third of the nation categorised as clinically obese, bulging Britain is now the third fattest nation on earth. Bariatric surgery offers a radical cost-saving and life-changing solution to this problem. In an exclusive documentary series our cameras follow the lives of 12 obesity sufferers from fat to thin as they undergo radical bariatric surgery.

Secrets Of Our Living Planet
54:28

Secrets Of Our Living Planet: The Emerald Band

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS January 9, 2013

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Naturalist Chris Packham embarks on a quest to highlight some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Along the way, he details the intricate - and often unexpected - ...

Naturalist Chris Packham embarks on a quest to highlight some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Along the way, he details the intricate - and often unexpected - connections between various species that thrive in symbiosis, and showcases the habitats that make life on Earth possible.