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The life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies.

The life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies.

This second program based on film concentrates on the effect of editing on the audience and how music and sound effects can influence the meaning of the completed film.

This second program based on film concentrates on the effect of editing on the audience and how music and sound effects can influence the meaning of the completed film.

This program looks at the linguistic structures and features of a form of everyday text; the billboard. The program looks at what makes billboards so effective; body language, ...

This program looks at the linguistic structures and features of a form of everyday text; the billboard. The program looks at what makes billboards so effective; body language, colour, camera angles and positioning.

This program explores the visual and linguistic landscape of comics and looks at the techniques involved in creating the illusion of time, sound effects and motion.

This program explores the visual and linguistic landscape of comics and looks at the techniques involved in creating the illusion of time, sound effects and motion.

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

An English widow accepts a job as a live-in Governess for the King of Siam. There she finds the customs very different which brings her into regular conflict with the King.

An English widow accepts a job as a live-in Governess for the King of Siam. There she finds the customs very different which brings her into regular conflict with the King.

In this animated film, director Georges Schwizgebel masterfully sweeps us into another world through music and movement, breaking down the boundaries between desire and reality.

In this animated film, director Georges Schwizgebel masterfully sweeps us into another world through music and movement, breaking down the boundaries between desire and reality.

Heiress Tracy Lord is engaged to one man, attracted to another and in love again with her ex-husband! (Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra)

Heiress Tracy Lord is engaged to one man, attracted to another and in love again with her ex-husband! (Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra)

Animation filmmaker Georges Schwizgebel mesmerises with visual acrobatics. Between waves on a shore and a sleeper breathing, he alters the balance of shapes in the world and ...

Animation filmmaker Georges Schwizgebel mesmerises with visual acrobatics. Between waves on a shore and a sleeper breathing, he alters the balance of shapes in the world and plays with perception to grasp the fleeting movement of our lives.

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. This program celebrates the lives of those ...

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. This program celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest. In this episode, meet Robert Redford. Born Charles Robert Redford Jr in 1936, he starred in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1976) and All the President's Men (1976), directed Ordinary People (1980) and A River Runs Through It (1992), and founded the Sundance Film Festival in 1978.

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. This program celebrates the lives of those ...

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. This program celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest.

Computer adventure games is the topic of the final program in The Text Files series, aptly positioned because it combines the elements of visuals, print and sound already ...

Computer adventure games is the topic of the final program in The Text Files series, aptly positioned because it combines the elements of visuals, print and sound already explored in previous programs. The program looks at the game through its narrative structure and the use of the player as the main character and explores the effect of graphics and sound.

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover ...

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover the history behind Australia's most quintessential towns. A fun and entertaining series for everyone who's ever wanted to explore the real Australia. Experience some of the many stories which characterise and have become part of Australian history.

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover ...

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover the history behind Australia's most quintessential towns. A fun and entertaining series for everyone who's ever wanted to explore the real Australia. Experience some of the many stories which characterise and have become part of Australian history.

Working With Jane is an entertaining portrait of Jane Campion and her special qualities as a film director. It is also a poignant recording of the truly unique process that ...

Working With Jane is an entertaining portrait of Jane Campion and her special qualities as a film director. It is also a poignant recording of the truly unique process that created her latest film Bright Star.

Maurice Jarre is best known for his film scores, and in particular for his collaborations with film director David Lean. Jarre was a three time Academy Award winner, for ...

Maurice Jarre is best known for his film scores, and in particular for his collaborations with film director David Lean. Jarre was a three time Academy Award winner, for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984), all of which were directed by Lean. Recorded before Jarre passed away in 2009, he talks about his life in music.

This program is the first of a pair of programs concentrating on the linguistic structures and features of film language. The program looks at how camera angles, framing and ...

This program is the first of a pair of programs concentrating on the linguistic structures and features of film language. The program looks at how camera angles, framing and the lighting of a shot can change the meaning of the film.

Mike Hammond presents this exclusive series on the history of Australian radio and talks about the golden years when big productions and a galaxy of stars dominated the airwaves.

Mike Hammond presents this exclusive series on the history of Australian radio and talks about the golden years when big productions and a galaxy of stars dominated the airwaves.

Rival book salesmen Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are forced by Sultan Yosemite Sam to read fairy tales to his spoiled, selfish son, Prince Abba-Dabba.

Rival book salesmen Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are forced by Sultan Yosemite Sam to read fairy tales to his spoiled, selfish son, Prince Abba-Dabba.

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover ...

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover the history behind Australia's most quintessential towns. A fun and entertaining series for everyone who's ever wanted to explore the real Australia. Experience some of the many stories which characterise and have become part of Australian history.

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover ...

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover the history behind Australia's most quintessential towns. A fun and entertaining series for everyone who's ever wanted to explore the real Australia. Experience some of the many stories which characterise and have become part of Australian history.

Until now, Michael Nyman's fine reputation has rested on music. Composing with innovative minimalism for films as memorable as The Draughtsman's Contract, The Ogre, Man on ...

Until now, Michael Nyman's fine reputation has rested on music. Composing with innovative minimalism for films as memorable as The Draughtsman's Contract, The Ogre, Man on Wire, and most famously for Jane Campion's The Piano, he has reached an international audience. But now, Michael Nyman is about to become a filmmaker himself - with an increasing passion for filming, editing and photography.

This animated adventure, from acclaimed anime master Hayao Miyazaki, centres on five-year-old Sosuke and his friendship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become ...

This animated adventure, from acclaimed anime master Hayao Miyazaki, centres on five-year-old Sosuke and his friendship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become human. When a powerful magic threatens to destroy the world, the two friends embark on the adventure of a lifetime to save the planet.

In this program, devices such as the dialogue, characters, setting, colours, music and words on-screen will be examined to discover how TV advertising influences our ...

In this program, devices such as the dialogue, characters, setting, colours, music and words on-screen will be examined to discover how TV advertising influences our perceptions of the product or service on offer. The use of repetition, reinforcement, logos and slogans will also be presented as further techniques of persuasion.

This program looks at the linguistic structures and features used in the production of plays. The program focuses on an exciting local production of Macbeth and features ...

This program looks at the linguistic structures and features used in the production of plays. The program focuses on an exciting local production of Macbeth and features interviews with the director and actors about the effect of movement, costumes, dialogue and music on the audience.

In the 90s, spooky novels have become increasingly popular with young teen readers. What are the features and characteristics which define these teen horror novels? In this ...

In the 90s, spooky novels have become increasingly popular with young teen readers. What are the features and characteristics which define these teen horror novels? In this program Brad and Sonya set out to answer this question while being swept up in their own spooky story.

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. This program celebrates the lives of those ...

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. This program celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest; we uncover what drove them and why the world loved them. Contributions from contemporary commentators and current Hollywood glitterati will bring each icon's legacy up to date as we relive their most magical motion picture moments and explore the personalities behind the names.

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. This program celebrates the lives of those ...

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. This program celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest; we uncover what drove them and why the world loved them. Contributions from contemporary commentators and current Hollywood glitterati will bring each icon's legacy up to date as we relive their most magical motion picture moments and explore the personalities behind the names.

This program explores the genre of TV soaps and reveals the key linguistic structures and features which make these programs function. The program looks at how soaps are made ...

This program explores the genre of TV soaps and reveals the key linguistic structures and features which make these programs function. The program looks at how soaps are made and students are encouraged to make critical assessments of what they see taking place behind the scenes in the creation of this form of entertainment.

This program examines the way in which a newspaper report works - how a lead report is constructed, the use of headlines and captions, the role of paragraphs, the type of ...

This program examines the way in which a newspaper report works - how a lead report is constructed, the use of headlines and captions, the role of paragraphs, the type of language employed and the particular layout of the report are all explored.

A wisful young woman, her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, a fairy godmother and her handsome prince: the classic story of Cinderella is a treat for all ages, now brought to ...

A wisful young woman, her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, a fairy godmother and her handsome prince: the classic story of Cinderella is a treat for all ages, now brought to life in the grand tradition of Russian ballet. Complete with a lavish set and sumptuous costumes, this production of Cinderella was originally choreographed by Rostislav Zakharov for the premiere of Sergei Prokofiev's glorious score at the Mariinsky Theater in 1945.

This stunning visualisation of Gustav Holst's The Planets breathes new life into a 20th century classic. It creates visual worlds to complement and explore Holst's masterpiece.

This stunning visualisation of Gustav Holst's The Planets breathes new life into a 20th century classic. It creates visual worlds to complement and explore Holst's masterpiece.

This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders. Winner of the 'Special Jury Prize' at ...

This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders. Winner of the 'Special Jury Prize' at the 1973 Cannes Film Festival..

Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn sparkle in this sophisticated battle-of-the-sexes comedy as husband-and-wife lawyers who take opposite sides in a high-profile murder case.

Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn sparkle in this sophisticated battle-of-the-sexes comedy as husband-and-wife lawyers who take opposite sides in a high-profile murder case.

When an evil wizard chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical into ours. Now the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village.

When an evil wizard chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical into ours. Now the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village.

In this highly physical game and variety show, Japanese pop idols Arashi pit their wits, strength and courage against a different team of entertainers or sportspeople every ...

In this highly physical game and variety show, Japanese pop idols Arashi pit their wits, strength and courage against a different team of entertainers or sportspeople every week. In Japanese.

In this highly physical game and variety show, Japanese pop idols Arashi pit their wits, strength and courage against a different team of entertainers or sportspeople every ...

In this highly physical game and variety show, Japanese pop idols Arashi pit their wits, strength and courage against a different team of entertainers or sportspeople every week. In Japanese.

A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen? Director: Leo McCarey; Writers: Delmer Daves (screenplay), Leo ...

A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen? Director: Leo McCarey; Writers: Delmer Daves (screenplay), Leo McCarey (screenplay); Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning and more. -

Failing in her attempts to become a Nun, a young woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a Governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Failing in her attempts to become a Nun, a young woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a Governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

An uptown rat gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers where he has to learn a whole new way of life.

An uptown rat gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers where he has to learn a whole new way of life.

A spirited young girl travels to London in search of her long-lost father. However, her unique style threatens to undermine the relationship she has waited her whole life to ...

A spirited young girl travels to London in search of her long-lost father. However, her unique style threatens to undermine the relationship she has waited her whole life to experience.

Tim meets the writer Jung Chang whose family history novel, Wild Swans became an international best seller. Jung Chang chose the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to ...

Tim meets the writer Jung Chang whose family history novel, Wild Swans became an international best seller. Jung Chang chose the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to explore her life and work.

In this highly physical game and variety show, Japanese pop idols Arashi pit their wits, strength and courage against a different team of entertainers or sportspeople every ...

In this highly physical game and variety show, Japanese pop idols Arashi pit their wits, strength and courage against a different team of entertainers or sportspeople every week. In Japanese.

A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.

A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.

The bittersweet tale of the Little Tramp's misplaced love in the days of the Klondike Gold Rush.

The bittersweet tale of the Little Tramp's misplaced love in the days of the Klondike Gold Rush.

A beautiful princess is banished by an evil queen from her kingdom and finds herself in the gritty reality of modern-day Manhattan.

A beautiful princess is banished by an evil queen from her kingdom and finds herself in the gritty reality of modern-day Manhattan.

Stanley Donen directs this lavish tribute to Broadway composer Sigmund Romberg (Jose Ferrer). Features Gene Kelly dancing with his brother Fred for the only time on screen.

Stanley Donen directs this lavish tribute to Broadway composer Sigmund Romberg (Jose Ferrer). Features Gene Kelly dancing with his brother Fred for the only time on screen.

Discover and explain the theme of revenge to your students by sharing this collection with your class featuring animated films for the younger audience.
Change is something we all experience in life. Explore the notion and theme of transformation through the characters of different films in this curated collection.
If you have a problem then love can fix it! At least that’s the idea. Explore different notions of love with this curated collection featuring films exploring this theme.
Superheroes are not always wearing a costume but then, when we think of superheroes, we think of the stories that launched our childhoods: Batman, Spiderman, Superman.
What does Christmas mean to people? Explore some of the popular themes of the festive season with your students as you catch up on some of these classics.
Immerse your senior German language students with our range of dramas and romantic comedies.
It's always a good feeling when you see people helping people (and non-people). Explore the themes of self-satisfaction and positive role models through various different characters.
Discover stories and activities to share with your students this week for Halloween, from friendly ghosts to ghoulish makeovers.
Explore and share this collection with your senior students featuring films and plays related to the senior curriculum based on a wide range of cultural, social and gender perspective themes.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Is a movie director's vision more vivid than a child's imagination? Challenge your students to compare what they've read with what they've watched in these film adaptations of classic books for children.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their movie adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages.
In a world that very often feels Orwellian there's never been a more relevant time to study dystopian-themed movies and novels.
What do The Lion King and The Bad Sleep Well have in common? They're based on Hamlet! Transformative texts recreate aspects of a story to reveal new contexts through adaptation and intertextuality.
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