Cinema Asia
51:03

Cinema Asia: Taiwan

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 February 17, 2012

Media arts

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Once a major producer of Asia's films, Taiwan is now struggling with the increasing competition from its neighbours, in particular, mainland China. Can Taiwanese films ...

Once a major producer of Asia's films, Taiwan is now struggling with the increasing competition from its neighbours, in particular, mainland China. Can Taiwanese films continue to exist as a separate entity, or will mainland, Taiwanese and Hong Kong cinemas grow together into a super pan-Chinese cinema that rules the world?

Long Tan: The True Story
54:08

Long Tan: The True Story

The History Channel August 18, 2016

Modern history

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Investigate the battle of Long Tan, when an infantry company of untried Australians and New Zealanders held off repeated attacks by two heavily-armed North Vietnamese Army and ...

Investigate the battle of Long Tan, when an infantry company of untried Australians and New Zealanders held off repeated attacks by two heavily-armed North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong units outnumbering them 20 to 1. For the Viet Cong, this was to be a master stroke - annihilate the soldiers of two nations thus forcing Australia and New Zealand to withdraw from Vietnam, embarrass the US, and influence the looming Manila peace talks. Masters of the annihilation ambush and with a much stronger force, the VC believed victory would take about 20 minutes. But in a grim firefight in monsoonal rain the Vietnamese were mauled badly, losing more than 500 men to D Company s 18 KIA. What went wrong for the invincible VC?

The Asian Century
46:48

The Asian Century: Marcos: The Man and the Myth

Episode 3 National Geographic September 20, 2018

Modern history

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
To some, Ferdinand Marcos was a great Asian leader, but his corrupt and brutal regime of martial law, torture and killings has left scars. In 2016, when he was granted a ...

To some, Ferdinand Marcos was a great Asian leader, but his corrupt and brutal regime of martial law, torture and killings has left scars. In 2016, when he was granted a hero's funeral, he once more divided the Philippines and the questions resurfaced.

Singapore 1942
53:00

Singapore 1942: End Of Empire

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS February 10, 2012

Modern history

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Singapore 1942 - End of Empire, a 70th anniversary special, tells the story of those early shocking days of the Pacific War when belief in security and comfort from empire ...

Singapore 1942 - End of Empire, a 70th anniversary special, tells the story of those early shocking days of the Pacific War when belief in security and comfort from empire collapsed. For the first time this momentous 20th century battle, and its equally dramatic aftermath, will be told from a multi-national perspective, revealing new and challenging insights into a battle that turned the world upside down.

Halfworlds
32:00

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 8 SBS2 November 5, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Sarah is trapped and her friends search for her. In a twist of events, The Gift is bestowed upon the most unexpected of all.

Sarah is trapped and her friends search for her. In a twist of events, The Gift is bestowed upon the most unexpected of all.

Halfworlds
30:14

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 September 24, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Desperate for some answers and convinced that she will find them, Sarah heads to the house of a friend who was murdered a few days ago and whom she always gifted drawings in ...

Desperate for some answers and convinced that she will find them, Sarah heads to the house of a friend who was murdered a few days ago and whom she always gifted drawings in exchange for food. It is at his house that she meets the mysterious Detective Gusti, who recognises some of the characters in her artwork. Meanwhile in the Demit world, major events are starting to unfold as The Gift draws closer and the search for the parchments continue. Gusti who is aware of the half world informs his boss Juragan of Sarah's existence. The unrest in Sarah's heart grows as the day goes by and she suspects that she is being followed.

Halfworlds
30:08

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 October 8, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A badly wounded Barata finds his way to Sarah's loft after being attacked by Tony and Ros, and she demands that he tell her the truth once and for all. Meanwhile, Coki has his ...

A badly wounded Barata finds his way to Sarah's loft after being attacked by Tony and Ros, and she demands that he tell her the truth once and for all. Meanwhile, Coki has his first encounter with a Demit, and she is none other than Nadia. Still shaken, he visits Pinung with questions of his own. Oblivious about the half world, jealousy brews within him and he becomes increasingly frustrated with Sarah's secretive behaviour.

The Asian Century
48:06

The Asian Century: Partition of India

Episode 4 National Geographic September 27, 2018

Modern history

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Seventy years ago, British India was divided into two countries, India and Pakistan. The repercussions of that event last till this day. Through the modern day victims of ...

Seventy years ago, British India was divided into two countries, India and Pakistan. The repercussions of that event last till this day. Through the modern day victims of partition, we explore its legacy.

Kapyong
54:09

Kapyong

The History Channel April 24, 2011

Modern history

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An unknown battle in an unknown war changes the course of modern history. Kapyong River South Korea, Anzac Day 1951: In total darkness, individual is pitted against individual ...

An unknown battle in an unknown war changes the course of modern history. Kapyong River South Korea, Anzac Day 1951: In total darkness, individual is pitted against individual in a struggle between a superpower and a cluster of other nations from across the world. They fought for a valley, the ancient and traditional invasion route to Seoul. If it had fallen, the southern capital and the war were lost.

Cinema Asia
51:01

Cinema Asia: Korea

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 February 10, 2012

Media arts

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Since the late 1990s, South Korea's film industry has undergone an amazing transformation. A new generation of Korean filmmakers has revitalised the industry and their movies ...

Since the late 1990s, South Korea's film industry has undergone an amazing transformation. A new generation of Korean filmmakers has revitalised the industry and their movies have made a powerful impact worldwide. This program tells the story behind this renaissance though clips of some of the successful movies and interviews with the directors and actors who made them.

Halfworlds
30:12

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS2 October 29, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
After finding out about the death of his fellow Demit and friend, Gorga reverts to his old ways and goes on a killing spree, vowing to take The Gift as his own. With The Gift ...

After finding out about the death of his fellow Demit and friend, Gorga reverts to his old ways and goes on a killing spree, vowing to take The Gift as his own. With The Gift just days away, the Demit world is in chaos. Sarah receives an offer from a stranger that is too good to resist.

Halfworlds
30:16

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS2 October 22, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
It is just days before The Gift, and the Demit world is in a frenzy over who will receive it. The most eager of them all being Tony and Ros, who will stop at nothing to get ...

It is just days before The Gift, and the Demit world is in a frenzy over who will receive it. The most eager of them all being Tony and Ros, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. No one is spared from their wrath, not even the Demit Elders. Sarah finally gets the answers she has been looking for but her relationship with her boyfriend Coki is in trouble.

Halfworlds
30:35

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 October 1, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
After being attacked at a cafe, both Sarah and Pinung are still shaken and find themselves face to face with Detective Gusti once again. Little does Sarah know that he is ...

After being attacked at a cafe, both Sarah and Pinung are still shaken and find themselves face to face with Detective Gusti once again. Little does Sarah know that he is keeping tabs for Juragan and is keeping him updated on Sarah's whereabouts. Gusti advises her not to dig any deeper as she might find herself in more trouble than she can handle.

Singapore 1942
53:30

Singapore 1942: End Of Empire

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS February 17, 2012

Modern history

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Contrary to popular belief, the war in the Pacific commenced with Japanese air attacks against Hong Kong, Malaya and Singapore. Ninety-five minutes before America's Pearl ...

Contrary to popular belief, the war in the Pacific commenced with Japanese air attacks against Hong Kong, Malaya and Singapore. Ninety-five minutes before America's Pearl Harbor was infamously bombed by Japanese aircraft on December 7, 1941, Britain's territories in the 'Far East' had already been attacked from the air. Just two months later, on February 15, 1942, the world watched in disbelief as the victorious Imperial Japanese Army marched into Singapore. It was Japan's greatest victory and Britain's worst defeat in World War II.. The final episode tells the story of the creation of the new nations of Singapore and Malaysia that rose from the ashes of the turmoil. Shot in key locations, the program includes first-hand accounts of surviving soldiers, airmen and nurses from the front line. Fundamental to the documentary are civilian Malaysian and Singaporean eyewitnesses.

The Asian Century
45:34

The Asian Century: Fall of Suharto

Episode 2 National Geographic September 13, 2018

Modern history

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A leader of debatable legacy, Suharto led Indonesia into a 'golden age' and made the country into one of the most prosperous in Asia. By 1998 though, his regime is widely ...

A leader of debatable legacy, Suharto led Indonesia into a 'golden age' and made the country into one of the most prosperous in Asia. By 1998 though, his regime is widely condemned for its corruption resulting in blood on the streets and his resignation.

The Asian Century
47:49

The Asian Century: Death of Mao

Episode 1 National Geographic September 6, 2018

Modern history

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Chairman Mao lifted himself from poverty to become the founder of the People's Republic of China. His reign resulted in famine, the deaths of millions as well as the ...

Chairman Mao lifted himself from poverty to become the founder of the People's Republic of China. His reign resulted in famine, the deaths of millions as well as the destruction of the country's cultural heritage so why is he still worshipped today?

The Family Law
22:50

The Family Law

Season 2 Episode 3 SBS June 22, 2017

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
After Benjamin discovers Danny in the arms of a new woman, he goes out of his way to help an oblivious Jenny find a new man, which compromises his own ability to perform at ...

After Benjamin discovers Danny in the arms of a new woman, he goes out of his way to help an oblivious Jenny find a new man, which compromises his own ability to perform at rehearsals for the school play.

Inside North Korea's Dynasty
47:12

Inside North Korea's Dynasty: The Son of God

Episode 2 National Geographic November 13, 2018

Modern history

History

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Track the decline of Kim Il-Sung and the rise of an unlikely successor; his James Bond-loving, propaganda-spouting son, Kim Jong-Il.

Track the decline of Kim Il-Sung and the rise of an unlikely successor; his James Bond-loving, propaganda-spouting son, Kim Jong-Il.