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How to spot 'fake news'
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How to spot 'fake news'

Clip from Behind the News
Amelia Moseley investigates why websites create 'fake news' stories, why it's a problem, what social media sites are doing about it, and how to use critical thinking skills to ...

Amelia Moseley investigates why websites create 'fake news' stories, why it's a problem, what social media sites are doing about it, and how to use critical thinking skills to judge if an article can be trusted.

Teaching Patrick White's The Ham Funeral
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Teaching Patrick White's The Ham Funeral

Clip from Artscape
Critics discuss the challenges Patrick White faced getting his controversial play The Ham Funeral performed in the 1960s.

Critics discuss the challenges Patrick White faced getting his controversial play The Ham Funeral performed in the 1960s.

Artscape
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Artscape A Thousand Different Angles

ABC March 30, 2010
Vibrant, articulate and passionate, Inge King is one of Australia's foremost sculptors. Her work has always been on a grand scale. Her public sculptures invite exploration - ...

Vibrant, articulate and passionate, Inge King is one of Australia's foremost sculptors. Her work has always been on a grand scale. Her public sculptures invite exploration - to walk through, slide down, sit on or just canoodle around.

True Stories: Artists Of The East Kimberley
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True Stories: Artists Of The East Kimberley

SBS January 16, 2010
A number of Aboriginal artists from the East Kimberley show their work and talk about their lives.

A number of Aboriginal artists from the East Kimberley show their work and talk about their lives.

Fault Lines
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Fault Lines Under the Microscope: The FBI Hair Cases

Season 1 Episode 57 Al Jazeera English December 20, 2016
Fault Lines investigates the legacy of flawed forensics, and how it continues to affect many lives today.

Fault Lines investigates the legacy of flawed forensics, and how it continues to affect many lives today.

Going Deep With David Rees
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Going Deep With David Rees How To Do The Dishes

Season 1 Episode 8 SBS2 June 30, 2016
An exploration into the most effective and efficient methods for washing dishes sends David on a sponge diving expedition off the coast of Florida as well as to NASA's Office ...

An exploration into the most effective and efficient methods for washing dishes sends David on a sponge diving expedition off the coast of Florida as well as to NASA's Office of Planetary Protection.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts The Snowden Files

ABC November 16, 2014
Who really is Edward Snowden? The Guardian's Luke Harding talks about why Snowden did what he did and how he came to be the world's most wanted man.

Who really is Edward Snowden? The Guardian's Luke Harding talks about why Snowden did what he did and how he came to be the world's most wanted man.

Artscape
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Artscape The Art Life At The Asia Pacific Triennial

ABC February 16, 2010
Presented by arts blogger and commentator Andrew Frost, The Art Life at the Asia Pacific Triennial is a journey into a colossal, must-see exhibition - The 6th Asia Pacific ...

Presented by arts blogger and commentator Andrew Frost, The Art Life at the Asia Pacific Triennial is a journey into a colossal, must-see exhibition - The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT'6).

I Know What I Saw
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I Know What I Saw

ABC2 July 28, 2010
A documentary following renowned filmmaker and UFO researcher James Fox (Out Of The Blue) on his mission to break through government secrecy and uncover the startling truth ...

A documentary following renowned filmmaker and UFO researcher James Fox (Out Of The Blue) on his mission to break through government secrecy and uncover the startling truth behind UFO sightings.

Stuff
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Stuff Our Stuff

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC December 3, 2009
From the cradle to the grave, Stuff examines the abiding passion all of us have for stuff - the stuff we buy, the stuff we treasure, the stuff we desire and the stuff that's ...

From the cradle to the grave, Stuff examines the abiding passion all of us have for stuff - the stuff we buy, the stuff we treasure, the stuff we desire and the stuff that's most important to us. In episode one, host Wendy Harmer talks to 'chuckers' and 'hoarders' and looks at what happens when our love of stuff gets in the way of love and stuff. Wendy also visits a prison and talks to inmates about what it's like to have your stuff taken from you.

Going Deep With David Rees
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Going Deep With David Rees How To Make Toast

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS2 June 30, 2016
Setting out to improve the toast he grew up eating, David meets with scientists, renowned chefs, and the editor of the Toaster Collectors Association Newsletter and attempts ...

Setting out to improve the toast he grew up eating, David meets with scientists, renowned chefs, and the editor of the Toaster Collectors Association Newsletter and attempts to create the perfect slice of toast for friend and comedian Paul F. Tompkins. (S.2 Ep.7)

Stuff
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Stuff My Stuff

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC December 10, 2009
The human love affair with stuff is deep, abiding and life-long. This week Wendy spends time at a baby shower and visits pre-schools, shopping centres, teenagers' bedrooms and ...

The human love affair with stuff is deep, abiding and life-long. This week Wendy spends time at a baby shower and visits pre-schools, shopping centres, teenagers' bedrooms and a boarding school to try to find the answer to the question: are we hard-wired to accumulate, or is it something we learn?

Artscape: Artists At Work
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Artscape: Artists At Work Lindy Lee

ABC October 4, 2011
Artists At Work invites you up the Hawkesbury River in NSW for an intimate and spiritual journey by boat, to a place where nature, art and fertility prayers collide. As Josh ...

Artists At Work invites you up the Hawkesbury River in NSW for an intimate and spiritual journey by boat, to a place where nature, art and fertility prayers collide. As Josh Yeldham creates new work for an upcoming exhibition, we gain a rare insight into the craft, process and philosophy behind his art. In this spectacularly beautiful landscape, abstract paintings, works on paper and totemic owl sculptures are created in nature with almost shamanistic intention.

Stuff
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Stuff Their Stuff

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC March 25, 2008
The stuff that goes with family life is always a challenge. Wendy talks to families about how they negotiate Christmas, clutter and collecting. Dr Peter Clarke, an expert on ...

The stuff that goes with family life is always a challenge. Wendy talks to families about how they negotiate Christmas, clutter and collecting. Dr Peter Clarke, an expert on the festive season, offers a few insights into why normal consumption behaviour goes out the window at Christmas time. Also this week, we watch a de-clutterer and a Feng Shui practitioner go about their business trying to clean out family homes.

Adam Ruins Everything
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Adam Ruins Everything Adam Ruins Going Green

Season 1 Episode 26 SBS VICELAND February 14, 2017
Adam meets a young dad who is on a personal mission to save the world and end climate change, until Adam turns his world upside down. Learn why the famous Crying Indian PSA ...

Adam meets a young dad who is on a personal mission to save the world and end climate change, until Adam turns his world upside down. Learn why the famous Crying Indian PSA wasn't quite what we thought, while Adam also explores the surprising history behind the concept of 'Litterbugs', and the reasons why electric cars and green products don't make the environmental impact you've been promised.

Artscape
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Artscape Voices In The Dark

ABC2 October 31, 2010
Voices in the Dark documents Christina Henri's epic project Roses from the Heart, involving the creation of 25,566 embroidered bonnets, one for every convict woman transported ...

Voices in the Dark documents Christina Henri's epic project Roses from the Heart, involving the creation of 25,566 embroidered bonnets, one for every convict woman transported to Australia from Great Britain in the 1800s. Henri's project asks us to consider the true legacy female convicts, sentenced for crimes of poverty and condemned by society as whores and wretches, have made to the societies we live in today.

Artscape
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Artscape APT7: Our Century, Our Art

ABC February 26, 2013
ABC1's compelling Australian documentary series Artscape returns in 2013 with APT7. The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) marks the 20th anniversary of the ...

ABC1's compelling Australian documentary series Artscape returns in 2013 with APT7. The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) marks the 20th anniversary of the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art's APT series. Featuring the work of 75 artists from 27 countries across the region, this extraordinary celebration of contemporary art from the Asia Pacific is unique in the world.

The Checkout: Snack Size
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The Checkout: Snack Size Lemon Aid

ABC2 / KIDS September 4, 2017
All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

The Checkout: Snack Size
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The Checkout: Snack Size Consumer Dictionary: Natural

ABC2 / KIDS September 3, 2017
All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

The Checkout: Snack Size
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The Checkout: Snack Size Let's Get Clinical

ABC2 Kids September 27, 2016
All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

Artscape
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Artscape Marc Newson In Conversation

ABC July 26, 2011
This week on Artscape, Fenella Kernebone chats to legendary Australian designer Marc Newson. Newson is one of the world's most popular industrial designers. Born in Sydney in ...

This week on Artscape, Fenella Kernebone chats to legendary Australian designer Marc Newson. Newson is one of the world's most popular industrial designers. Born in Sydney in 1963, he graduated in jewellery and sculpture at the Sydney College of the Arts back in 1984. Today, with a career spanning over 20 years, Newson has worked for studios in Sydney, Tokyo, Paris and London, and designed everything from chairs, watches and kitchen gadgets to surfboards, cars and jet aeroplanes.

Artscape
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Artscape Jedis And Juggalos - Your Census Guide

ABC July 19, 2011
The once every five years Australian census is upon us (August 9). Which means the vexed 'What is your religion?' question will raise its head. This, in turn means thousands ...

The once every five years Australian census is upon us (August 9). Which means the vexed 'What is your religion?' question will raise its head. This, in turn means thousands of pranksters will write down Jedi, Matrixist or Metal Head. Over the years John Safran has heard academics claim that far from being a joke, young people were combining spirituality with popular culture. Safran wants to hunt down these spiritual innovators. "I thought I'd potter off around the world and try to find people who sincerely and unsarcastically synchronise spirituality with popular culture. Is it good, is it trivialising, is it even spiritually dangerous?"

You Can't Ask That
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You Can't Ask That Centenarians

Season 2 Episode 9 ABC May 31, 2017
We all get old, but how old is too old? In this episode, we ask centenarians to tell us what it's really like to live to 100 or more.

We all get old, but how old is too old? In this episode, we ask centenarians to tell us what it's really like to live to 100 or more.

Pointless
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Pointless November 22, 2016

ABC November 22, 2016
A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. ...

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong.

Artscape
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Artscape Patrick White - Will They Read Me When I'm Dead?

ABC May 22, 2012
The first Australian citizen to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, Patrick White endured a life where it seemed his work was criticised more than it was praised. At one ...

The first Australian citizen to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, Patrick White endured a life where it seemed his work was criticised more than it was praised. At one point White was described as 'Australia's most unreadable novelist'. Today he is regarded by many as one of the leading Australian authors of the 20th century.

Artscape
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Artscape Life Architecturally

ABC February 28, 2012
Life Architecturally follows internationally acclaimed husband and wife team, architect Robert McBride and interior designer Debbie Ryan, to discover what inspires their ...

Life Architecturally follows internationally acclaimed husband and wife team, architect Robert McBride and interior designer Debbie Ryan, to discover what inspires their groundbreaking architectural concepts and designs.

Pointless
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Pointless November 21, 2016

ABC November 22, 2016
A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. ...

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts Debbie Millman - Design, Melbourne Writers Festival 2014

ABC October 26, 2014
What's good design? And why is it important? Delving into these questions is Debbie Millman - a 'brand' specialist and a podcaster on all things to do with design. Here she is ...

What's good design? And why is it important? Delving into these questions is Debbie Millman - a 'brand' specialist and a podcaster on all things to do with design. Here she is in conversation with architect Stuart Harrison.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts Mean Girls - Opera Queesnland's Production Of Verdi's Rigoletto

ABC March 23, 2014
Bad guys. Mean girls. Why do we love the villains, the floozies and the cads? We're talking opera - Opera Queensland and their production of Verdi's Rigoletto. Enjoy some ...

Bad guys. Mean girls. Why do we love the villains, the floozies and the cads? We're talking opera - Opera Queensland and their production of Verdi's Rigoletto. Enjoy some great music and interesting discussion by industry greats.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts Philip Glass - Perfect American - Opera Queensland

ABC October 5, 2014
Philip Glass is an extraordinary composer for these times; The Perfect American is his opera based on the last 3 months of Walt Disney's life.

Philip Glass is an extraordinary composer for these times; The Perfect American is his opera based on the last 3 months of Walt Disney's life.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What? Human Popsicle

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS December 13, 2010
We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation. From paranormal phenomena to weird and wonderful creatures, from medical oddities to mysterious disappearances, from bizarre natural disasters to mystical monster attacks, this absorbing series covers it all.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts Making Modern China - Jung Chang - Adelaide Writers Week

ABC April 27, 2014
Big Ideas presents the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world, with a focus on arts and culture.

Big Ideas presents the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world, with a focus on arts and culture.

Big Ideas Arts
57:59 | 0

Big Ideas Arts Black Diggers - Opera Queensland

ABC November 2, 2014
This is the story of the aboriginal men who served overseas in WW1. They joined up even though, at the time, they had no voting rights and didn't count as humans in any ...

This is the story of the aboriginal men who served overseas in WW1. They joined up even though, at the time, they had no voting rights and didn't count as humans in any national census. A powerful and moving session.

How to Be More Creative
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How to Be More Creative

SBS August 19, 2013
Creativity defines the human species, it underpins our favourite technology, lies behind our music and arts and has allowed us to journey beyond our own planet. For a long ...

Creativity defines the human species, it underpins our favourite technology, lies behind our music and arts and has allowed us to journey beyond our own planet. For a long time, it was seen as a gift of the gods, something beyond scientific explanation. This film finds out what really happens in your brain before you have a great idea, discovers how day-dreaming can help you become a creative genius and explores the link between obsession and great ideas.

Big Ideas Arts
57:12 | 0

Big Ideas Arts La Boheme - Lost Youth, Bohemian Life and Regret, Opera Queensland

ABC July 27, 2014
Big ideas presents the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world, with a focus on arts and culture.

Big ideas presents the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world, with a focus on arts and culture.

Big Ideas Arts
57:59 | 0

Big Ideas Arts Sydney Writers' Festival 2014 - A Coloured History

ABC August 31, 2014
By now, we know all there is to know about Australia's history. Or do we? Here's a fascinating discussion with Henry Reynolds, Bruce Pascoe and moderator Lydia Miller about ...

By now, we know all there is to know about Australia's history. Or do we? Here's a fascinating discussion with Henry Reynolds, Bruce Pascoe and moderator Lydia Miller about war, memorials, commemoration and agriculture!

Artscape
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Artscape Memory Play

ABC September 13, 2011
Helen Morse takes the lead in Sundowner a play about a mother coping with Alzheimer's disease. Morse's own mother suffered from Alzheimer's and rehearsing this play proves ...

Helen Morse takes the lead in Sundowner a play about a mother coping with Alzheimer's disease. Morse's own mother suffered from Alzheimer's and rehearsing this play proves both traumatic and cathartic as it examines the importance of family and memory in how we live and how we define ourselves.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What? Ep 7 Of 10

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS December 27, 2010
We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation. From paranormal phenomena to weird and wonderful creatures, from medical oddities to mysterious disappearances, from bizarre natural disasters to mystical monster attacks, this absorbing series covers it all.

Artscape
26:55 | 0

Artscape The First Interview

ABC February 7, 2012
In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th ...

In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th birthday. The meeting was recorded by Nadar's son Paul as photographer and a stenographer using shorthand.

Artscape
27:58 | 0

Artscape Ochre And Ink

ABC February 21, 2012
Ochre And Ink tells the extraordinary story of artist Zhou Xiaoping and his inspiring 23-year collaboration with Aboriginal artists in outback Australia. With elements of ...

Ochre And Ink tells the extraordinary story of artist Zhou Xiaoping and his inspiring 23-year collaboration with Aboriginal artists in outback Australia. With elements of humour, controversy and tragedy, this film follows Xiaoping as he develops from an enthusiastic but naive young man into an engaging and passionate character who has established genuine friendships with many Aboriginal people.

The Checkout: Snack Size
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The Checkout: Snack Size Fishy Oil

ABC September 4, 2017
This episode hunts down the best, the cheapest, the tastiest, the safest, the longest-lasting, the greenest, the coolest, and the most shonky, jam-packed into a handy ...

This episode hunts down the best, the cheapest, the tastiest, the safest, the longest-lasting, the greenest, the coolest, and the most shonky, jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

Big Ideas Arts
57:54 | 0

Big Ideas Arts Adelaide Writers Week 2014 - Burial Rites

ABC May 4, 2014
Author of wildly successful novel Burial Rites about double murderer Agnes Magnusdottir (last woman executed in Iceland, 1830), Hannah Kent talks to Steven Gale about her ...

Author of wildly successful novel Burial Rites about double murderer Agnes Magnusdottir (last woman executed in Iceland, 1830), Hannah Kent talks to Steven Gale about her novel: poetic, grisly and at one with the bleak scenery.

Big Ideas Arts
57:51 | 0

Big Ideas Arts Melbourne Writers Festival 2014 - Masha Gessen, Pussy Riot

ABC September 28, 2014
Big Ideas presents the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world, with a focus on arts and culture.

Big Ideas presents the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world, with a focus on arts and culture.

Big Ideas Arts
57:16 | 0

Big Ideas Arts Apple Tree Yard - Louise Doughty, Adelaide Writers' Festival 2014

ABC June 22, 2014
Big Ideas presents the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world, with a focus on arts and culture.

Big Ideas presents the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world, with a focus on arts and culture.

Big Ideas Arts
57:48 | 0

Big Ideas Arts Tim Cope - On the Trail of Genghis Khan

ABC July 13, 2014
Tim Cope is a young bloke who grew up in rural Victoria; dropped out of Arts/Law after one semester; then set off on a solo trek across the Eurasian steppe. No human ...

Tim Cope is a young bloke who grew up in rural Victoria; dropped out of Arts/Law after one semester; then set off on a solo trek across the Eurasian steppe. No human companionship, just a Mongolian dog and some unbelievably stoic Mongolian horses.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts Margaret Drabble

ABC April 20, 2014
Dame Margaret Drabble makes such a good interview, settled here in her very sensible shoes with no sense of weariness in talking over much earlier novels. She's in ...

Dame Margaret Drabble makes such a good interview, settled here in her very sensible shoes with no sense of weariness in talking over much earlier novels. She's in conversation here at Adelaide Writers Week with Cath Keneally.

Artscape
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Artscape Hannah Gadsby - The NGV Story

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 24, 2011
In May 2011 the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) turns 150. To celebrate, Hannah Gadsby, comedian and self confessed art lover, is off on a rollicking historical ride ...

In May 2011 the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) turns 150. To celebrate, Hannah Gadsby, comedian and self confessed art lover, is off on a rollicking historical ride through the collection of one of Australia's most loved art institutions.

Artscape
26:50 | 0

Artscape Muriel Matters!

ABC October 15, 2013
Adelaide-Born actress Muriel Matters made headlines in 1909 as 'that daring Australian girl' for her bold escapades in the struggle for women's rights in Britain.

Adelaide-Born actress Muriel Matters made headlines in 1909 as 'that daring Australian girl' for her bold escapades in the struggle for women's rights in Britain.

Pointless
43:53 | 0

Pointless November 23, 2016

ABC November 23, 2016
A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. ...

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong.

Artscape
27:38 | 0

Artscape Stephen Vitiello - Listening With Intent

ABC February 22, 2011
This 'boat movie' follows Stephen Vitiello, internationally celebrated 'sound artist' from the US, as he embarks on a 300km odyssey around the rugged Kimberley coast capturing ...

This 'boat movie' follows Stephen Vitiello, internationally celebrated 'sound artist' from the US, as he embarks on a 300km odyssey around the rugged Kimberley coast capturing unique sounds. Vitiello's latest challenge, to capture the sound of Australia, is at the behest of art patron John Kaldor and is to create an 'installation' to be exhibited in the old kilns at Sydney Park's brickworks buildings.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
44:56 | 0

William Shatner's Weird Or What? Ep 6 Of 10

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS December 20, 2010
We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation.

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