In this Christmas Day special episode of Compass, JTV Youth Network and triple J presenter Robbie Buck meets three different families from three different faiths, all celebrating the festive season in three different ways.
Engaging stories from the world's smallest people which look at intriguing aspects of the human body and give thought-provoking insights into the lives of people whom much of the world treat as freaks.
Meeting Ms Right is a whirlwind 'day-in-the-life' expose of best-selling Indigenous Australian author Dr Anita Heiss. She's fabulous, she's glamorous and she knows how to match her wit and intellect with her designer shoes!
In the wake of the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina throughout New Orleans in 2005, this documentary follows legendary 82-year-old Jewish photographer Herman Leonard as he struggles to rescue and reconstruct a unique American archive.
Contemporary artists, photographers and opinion leaders unravel the extraordinary and mysterious impact of Johannes Vermeer on our day and age. Features Tom Hunter, Chuck Close, Erwin Olaf and Philip-Lorca diCorcia and many more.
American artists, Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder stepped forward in the 1950s to play a vital part in the newly energised worlds of modern dance and have enjoyed a 47-year marriage and creative partnership that has sustained their accomplishments.
Zoe Palmer travels to one of the least known nations in Europe - Albania. Although located on the Adriatic Sea, close to many popular destinations, very few travellers make it to this spectacular and fascinating country.
Richard Wagner sought the ideal woman throughout his life, according to this documentary. As a 22-year-old music director, he married Minna Planer, a successful soprano, but later became infatuated with Mathilde Wesendonck.
Features an inspiring collection of films from six promising Chinese filmmakers. In this episode, Mongolians who move to the bustling, modern city are facing the threat of losing their language and their culture.
Only 400 people have become astronauts in the last 50 years, but it is entrepreneur Richard Branson's goal to bring space travel to ordinary people. His Virgin Galactic venture is set to take 1000 people to space in its first year.
This fast and fun documentary explores the intriguing world of competitive jump rope. Jump! follows five jump rope teams from around the US who push themselves to their physical and psychological limits on their path to the World Rope Skipping Championships.
A documentary about a young Arab-Israeli girl, Shadya. Director Roy Westler shows a struggle between ambition and tradition as a spirited Israeli-Arab girl challenges the traditional Muslim lifestyle planned for her by fighting to become a World Karate Champion.
Narrated by Oscar-nominated actress Sophie Okenedo and with footage from China, Russia, Cambodia, Romania, America and Britain, this two-part series investigates the international market in abandoned orphans.
Follow adventurer Bear Grylls and his friend Gilo Cardozo as they prepare to fly over the summit of Mt Everest. They will be strapped onto flimsy paraglide chutes powered by backpack motors, or paramotors as they are known.
The world's leading architects and designers reveal the creative processes behind their most famous works. In this episode, we meet Bjarke Ingels, the award winning Danish architect who combines playful and practical approaches in his work.
What does the universe sound like? From the sweep of a pulsar to the deafening roar of our boiling sun, this episode explores the undiscovered soundscapes of the solar system, the galaxy and the entire cosmos.
Sascha and Anna share an apartment in Berlin. Their lives are complicated with the arrival of a mystery guest, Sam from America. Nic, who lives opposite the girls, finds out about Sam’s background - but tries to keep it a secret.