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Standing up for your beliefs
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Standing up for your beliefs

Clip from Avatar
The mining company destroys the rainforest and shows no respect for its inhabitants, forcing a fightback.

The mining company destroys the rainforest and shows no respect for its inhabitants, forcing a fightback.

Colonel briefs troops before attacking 'Aboriginal horde'
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Colonel briefs troops before attacking 'Aboriginal horde'

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The head of security for the mining operation rallies his army ahead of an attack on the Na'vi, describing the indigenous population as terrorists.

The head of security for the mining operation rallies his army ahead of an attack on the Na'vi, describing the indigenous population as terrorists.

Billy's father discovers Billy taking ballet classes
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Billy's father discovers Billy taking ballet classes

Clip from Billy Elliot
Billy's father strongly showing his beliefs in the community's negative preconceptions and stereotypes. (Course language.)

Billy's father strongly showing his beliefs in the community's negative preconceptions and stereotypes. (Course language.)

The death a friend and grief
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The death a friend and grief

Set to a musical montage with Hamish Cowan's With Or Without You, after attending John's funeral, Josie reads a letter where he reveals his desire to be free of everyone's ...

Set to a musical montage with Hamish Cowan's With Or Without You, after attending John's funeral, Josie reads a letter where he reveals his desire to be free of everyone's expectations. (Coarse language).

Nash's wife learns of John's schizophrenia
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Nash's wife learns of John's schizophrenia

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
John's wife learns John has paranoid schizophrenia and confronts her husband about his mental illness.

John's wife learns John has paranoid schizophrenia and confronts her husband about his mental illness.

Effect of Chris' disappearance on family
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Effect of Chris' disappearance on family

Clip from Into the Wild
Chris' sister describes the loss experienced by their family as a result of her brother going missing.

Chris' sister describes the loss experienced by their family as a result of her brother going missing.

Tilly remembers bully's death
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Tilly remembers bully's death

Clip from The Dressmaker
Teddy drags Tilly around the side of the school house to help her remember what happened on the day Stewart died.

Teddy drags Tilly around the side of the school house to help her remember what happened on the day Stewart died.

Sacrificing identity to fit in
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Sacrificing identity to fit in

Clip from The Dressmaker
Molly criticises Tilly for working too hard to impress other people in the town and suggests she'll never be accepted by the community.

Molly criticises Tilly for working too hard to impress other people in the town and suggests she'll never be accepted by the community.

Survival attitude
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Survival attitude

Clip from The Martian
Back on Earth, Watney lectures astronauts in training on the importance of having the right attitude for surviving a disaster in

Back on Earth, Watney lectures astronauts in training on the importance of having the right attitude for surviving a disaster in

Captain Prince banishes Romeo
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Captain Prince banishes Romeo

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Balthasar beckons Romeo away before the police arrive. Captain Prince hears of Tybalt's death at Romeo's hands from Benvolio. Both families seek to excuse their child's ...

Balthasar beckons Romeo away before the police arrive. Captain Prince hears of Tybalt's death at Romeo's hands from Benvolio. Both families seek to excuse their child's action, but Captain Prince will not hear any of their prayers and banishes Romeo from Verona city. Father Lawrence treats Romeo's injuries, as they discuss the situation. Nurse arrives to tell Romeo of Juliet's mood. Romeo bemoans his predicament, but Father Lawrence reminds Romeo of his blessings and implores him to reconcile.

New beginnings and old feuds
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New beginnings and old feuds

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo and Juliet are wed in secret, as Mercutio and the Montagues pass idle time on Verona Beach. When vengeful Tybalt appears in search of Romeo, Mercutio taunts his request ...

Romeo and Juliet are wed in secret, as Mercutio and the Montagues pass idle time on Verona Beach. When vengeful Tybalt appears in search of Romeo, Mercutio taunts his request for occasion. Romeo arrives, and Tybalt challenges him to a duel, but Romeo refuses. Unwilling to hear reason Tybalt assaults Romeo. Mercutio springs to Romeo's defence but shows mercy at his request. Tybalt mercilessly cuts Mercutio with a shard of glass. Romeo is enraged, chasing Tybalt to avenge Mercutio's death.

A message missed
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A message missed

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Learning of Juliet's apparent death, Balthasar rushes to Romeo, who has failed to open the letter nor learn of Juliet's true fate. Balthasar relays to Romeo the ill news. ...

Learning of Juliet's apparent death, Balthasar rushes to Romeo, who has failed to open the letter nor learn of Juliet's true fate. Balthasar relays to Romeo the ill news. Heart-broken and impetuous, Romeo decides to return to Verona city and lay with Juliet, seeking a poison to dispatch him also.

Mine boss outlines human agenda on Pandora
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Mine boss outlines human agenda on Pandora

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Selfridge reveals the mining company's agenda when dressing down exobiologist Augustine.

Selfridge reveals the mining company's agenda when dressing down exobiologist Augustine.

Sully unites Na'vi clans against humans
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Sully unites Na'vi clans against humans

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Motivated to protect the Na'vi against his former employers, Sully gains the support of a former rival to unite the tribes in defence of their world.

Motivated to protect the Na'vi against his former employers, Sully gains the support of a former rival to unite the tribes in defence of their world.

Billy expresses how he feels when dancing
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Billy expresses how he feels when dancing

Clip from Billy Elliot
Facing disciplinary action, Billy needs to tell the school how he feels when he performs ballet if he's to stay, and reveals a sense of freedom when he's dancing.

Facing disciplinary action, Billy needs to tell the school how he feels when he performs ballet if he's to stay, and reveals a sense of freedom when he's dancing.

Mother continues to mourn son's death
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Mother continues to mourn son's death

Clip from The Dressmaker
Stewart's mother recalls how she lost her son and grieves because she thinks noone remembers him.

Stewart's mother recalls how she lost her son and grieves because she thinks noone remembers him.

Bully threatens to kill Tilly
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Bully threatens to kill Tilly

Clip from The Dressmaker
Tilly walks to the school house, which brings back memories of being bullied at school by a boy who also threatened to kill her and her mother. (Coarse language.)

Tilly walks to the school house, which brings back memories of being bullied at school by a boy who also threatened to kill her and her mother. (Coarse language.)

Tilly confronts her accuser
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Tilly confronts her accuser

Clip from The Dressmaker
Armed with her former teacher's witness statement, Tilly confronts the woman who told everyone she was a killer.

Armed with her former teacher's witness statement, Tilly confronts the woman who told everyone she was a killer.

Gertrude trades confession for a dress
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Gertrude trades confession for a dress

Clip from The Dressmaker
Tilly offers to make Gertrude the most striking girl in the room if she'll confesses she let a bully know where she was hiding many years ago.

Tilly offers to make Gertrude the most striking girl in the room if she'll confesses she let a bully know where she was hiding many years ago.

Mars communication using codes
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Mars communication using codes

Clip from The Martian
Watney use the first Mars rover, Pathfinder, to send images back to Earth and then communicate using hexadecimal code to translate the alphabet.

Watney use the first Mars rover, Pathfinder, to send images back to Earth and then communicate using hexadecimal code to translate the alphabet.

Lawrence takes the Kerrigans case to High Court
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Lawrence takes the Kerrigans case to High Court

Clip from The Castle
Lawrence argues that the Kerrigans should be better compensated for the compulsory acquisition of their property, saying that the home was more than just bricks and mortar.

Lawrence argues that the Kerrigans should be better compensated for the compulsory acquisition of their property, saying that the home was more than just bricks and mortar.

Darryl attempts to fight the eviction
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Darryl attempts to fight the eviction

Clip from The Castle
Darryl decides to fight the decision to evict the family from their home.

Darryl decides to fight the decision to evict the family from their home.

NRA holds rally in Colorado after massacre
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NRA holds rally in Colorado after massacre

National Rifle Association president Charlton Heston speaks at the organisation's convention in Denver, near Columbine, shortly after the massacre and is met my protesters.

National Rifle Association president Charlton Heston speaks at the organisation's convention in Denver, near Columbine, shortly after the massacre and is met my protesters.

Charlton Heston talks guns
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Charlton Heston talks guns

Michael Moore meets National Rifle Association president Charlton Heston to discuss America's gun culture and the shooting death of a sixyearold girl by one of her classmates.

Michael Moore meets National Rifle Association president Charlton Heston to discuss America's gun culture and the shooting death of a sixyearold girl by one of her classmates.

Romeo and Juliet: a modern retelling
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Romeo and Juliet: a modern retelling

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
A news bulletin introduces the story of Romeo and Juliet, two star-crossed lovers whose death will bury their parent's strife. The use of a television and the ensuing montage ...

A news bulletin introduces the story of Romeo and Juliet, two star-crossed lovers whose death will bury their parent's strife. The use of a television and the ensuing montage provides the modernised setting in which Baz Luhrmann has set his retelling of Romeo and Juliet.

Ancient rivalries
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Ancient rivalries

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
The Capulets and Montagues are reprimanded for their misdeeds. Captain Prince, Chief of Police, makes it known gang rivalries will no longer be tolerated on Verona streets and ...

The Capulets and Montagues are reprimanded for their misdeeds. Captain Prince, Chief of Police, makes it known gang rivalries will no longer be tolerated on Verona streets and shall another disruption occur, a life will pay the forfeit of the peace.

Forbidden love
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Forbidden love

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo and Juliet are discovered stealing a kiss in the elevator. Nurse drags Juliet back to her mother, who craves a word. Romeo and Juliet learn each other's true identity ...

Romeo and Juliet are discovered stealing a kiss in the elevator. Nurse drags Juliet back to her mother, who craves a word. Romeo and Juliet learn each other's true identity and realise they have found love in a loathed enemy. Tybalt promises to avenge Montague's intrusion.

Romeo and Juliet plan to wed
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Romeo and Juliet plan to wed

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo sneaks back into the Capulet mansion, seeking Juliet. Hidden from view, he hears Juliet profess her love for him and question the nature of a name. When Romeo reveals ...

Romeo sneaks back into the Capulet mansion, seeking Juliet. Hidden from view, he hears Juliet profess her love for him and question the nature of a name. When Romeo reveals himself, Juliet is startled, and the two fall into the pool where they talk of faithful vows. Hearing Nurse's beckon, Juliet asks that Romeo send for her tomorrow with the purpose of honouring their love by marriage.

Billy dances in front of his father
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Billy dances in front of his father

Clip from Billy Elliot
Billy shows his passion of ballet and dances in front of his father. However, his father still struggles to accept Billy and his love for ballet.

Billy shows his passion of ballet and dances in front of his father. However, his father still struggles to accept Billy and his love for ballet.

Chris decides to return home but is trapped
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Chris decides to return home but is trapped

Clip from Into the Wild
After coming to the conclusion that a fulfilling life is one that's shared, Chris realises he is trapped in the wilderness.

After coming to the conclusion that a fulfilling life is one that's shared, Chris realises he is trapped in the wilderness.

Tilly sent away as child out of revenge
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Tilly sent away as child out of revenge

Clip from The Dressmaker
Molly tells Tilly about Tilly's father, Stewart's father Evan, and that he sent Tilly away to punish Molly.

Molly tells Tilly about Tilly's father, Stewart's father Evan, and that he sent Tilly away to punish Molly.

Gertrude transformed by dress
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Gertrude transformed by dress

Clip from The Dressmaker
Gertrude makes an entrance in the dress Tilly made her, revealing a makeover that stuns the Dungatar townsfolk at the dance.

Gertrude makes an entrance in the dress Tilly made her, revealing a makeover that stuns the Dungatar townsfolk at the dance.

Returning home to discover truth of identity
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Returning home to discover truth of identity

Clip from The Dressmaker
Tilly returns home to Dungatar and asks her mother if the reason she's cursed is because she'd committed a murder as a child, the memory of which she'd repressed.

Tilly returns home to Dungatar and asks her mother if the reason she's cursed is because she'd committed a murder as a child, the memory of which she'd repressed.

Survival and attitude on Mars
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Survival and attitude on Mars

Clip from The Martian
Back on Earth, Watney lectures astronauts in training on the importance of having the right attitude for surviving a disaster in space.

Back on Earth, Watney lectures astronauts in training on the importance of having the right attitude for surviving a disaster in space.

Suspicious Na'vi decide to study captured Sully
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Suspicious Na'vi decide to study captured Sully

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Worried that the mining company is up to no good, the Na'vi capture Scully to study him and better undertand their human visitors.

Worried that the mining company is up to no good, the Na'vi capture Scully to study him and better undertand their human visitors.

Sully reflects on what he's learned of Na'vi culture
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Sully reflects on what he's learned of Na'vi culture

Clip from Avatar
As he becomes more familiar with Na'vi customs, Sully reflects on the mystic nature of indigenous religion.

As he becomes more familiar with Na'vi customs, Sully reflects on the mystic nature of indigenous religion.

Nash struggles to ignore his hallucinations
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Nash struggles to ignore his hallucinations

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
While Nash once struggled to fight his hallucinations he eventually finds the courage to consciously say goodbye to the three of them.

While Nash once struggled to fight his hallucinations he eventually finds the courage to consciously say goodbye to the three of them.

Columbine victims return bullets to K-Mart
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Columbine victims return bullets to K-Mart

Michael Moore leads two injured victims of the Columbine shooting and a media pack to KMart's headquarters to deliver bags of 9mm bullets purchased at the store. A ...

Michael Moore leads two injured victims of the Columbine shooting and a media pack to KMart's headquarters to deliver bags of 9mm bullets purchased at the store. A spokesperson announces the withdrawal of such ammunition from sale.

Racism, fear and crime reporting
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Racism, fear and crime reporting

The documentary reviews the role of the media in reporting crime and generating a culture of fear, comparing editorial choices involving race and guns to evidence from ...

The documentary reviews the role of the media in reporting crime and generating a culture of fear, comparing editorial choices involving race and guns to evidence from researchers and authorities.

Mother turns to Indigenous knowledge
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Mother turns to Indigenous knowledge

Clip from One Night The Moon
The girl's mother asks tracker for help and his traditional skills succeed after the father fails. They sing 'Little Bones'.

The girl's mother asks tracker for help and his traditional skills succeed after the father fails. They sing 'Little Bones'.

Cultural arrogance of settlers
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Cultural arrogance of settlers

Clip from One Night The Moon
The white father of a missing girl rejects the help of an Aboriginal tracker. They sing 'This Land Is Mine'.

The white father of a missing girl rejects the help of an Aboriginal tracker. They sing 'This Land Is Mine'.

Aboriginal culture and challenges to identity
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Aboriginal culture and challenges to identity

Clip from Cleverman
Waruu appeals to Koen to accept his culture and role as Cleverman to stop the Namorrodor's murders. (Coarse language.)

Waruu appeals to Koen to accept his culture and role as Cleverman to stop the Namorrodor's murders. (Coarse language.)

The power of the media
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The power of the media

Clip from Cleverman
An MP fails to suppress a media report on the authority killing a Hairy girl and the community reacts to the news.

An MP fails to suppress a media report on the authority killing a Hairy girl and the community reacts to the news.

Guns in 'ordinary' America
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Guns in 'ordinary' America

Michael Moore introduces a montage of a 'normal day' in the US on the day of the Columbine High School massacre in 1999. He then receives a free rifle with a new bank account.

Michael Moore introduces a montage of a 'normal day' in the US on the day of the Columbine High School massacre in 1999. He then receives a free rifle with a new bank account.

Priest agrees to wedding but warns against haste
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Priest agrees to wedding but warns against haste

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo visits Fr Lawrence and implores him to fulfil the rival lovers' plan to wed. Struck that Romeo speaks of rich Capulet's fair daughter, Fr Lawrence accuses him of a ...

Romeo visits Fr Lawrence and implores him to fulfil the rival lovers' plan to wed. Struck that Romeo speaks of rich Capulet's fair daughter, Fr Lawrence accuses him of a young and wavering heart, but Romeo persists. Hoping a union between Romeo and Juliet will end the rivalry between the houses, Fr Lawrence agrees to perform the rites, but cautions against acting impetuously.

Romeo at odds
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Romeo at odds

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo is seen lingering at the Verona beach. In the car, Ted and Caroline, Romeo's parents, agonise over his heavy-hearted. Fearing his self-afflicted isolation, they ask ...

Romeo is seen lingering at the Verona beach. In the car, Ted and Caroline, Romeo's parents, agonise over his heavy-hearted. Fearing his self-afflicted isolation, they ask Benvolio, Romeo's cousin, to appease their child's black and portentous mood. On the beach, Benvolio asks what sadness occupies the days and Romeo talks of unrequited love, but is disappointed to see Benvolio has involved himself in another violent fray.

Juliet at odds
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Juliet at odds

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
The Capulet mansion makes preparations for a party. Gloria Capulet, Julia's mother, seeks her daydreaming daughter, enlisting the help of Nurse. Once found, Juliet is ...

The Capulet mansion makes preparations for a party. Gloria Capulet, Julia's mother, seeks her daydreaming daughter, enlisting the help of Nurse. Once found, Juliet is entreated to consider suitor, Paris, a suitor no less to be attending the evening's events. Juliet offers to look, but will not be convinced by her mother. Upon Juliet's defiance, Nurse whispers her blessing, telling Juliet to find the happiness she deserves.

Billy struggles to accept his interests in ballet
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Billy struggles to accept his interests in ballet

Clip from Billy Elliot
Billy struggles to accept his interest in Ballet due to the preconceptions and stereotypes of his community.

Billy struggles to accept his interest in Ballet due to the preconceptions and stereotypes of his community.

Chris observes both poverty and wealth in city
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Chris observes both poverty and wealth in city

Clip from Into the Wild
On his journey across the US, Chris passes through a city and observes the contrast between the haves and the have nots living so closely together.

On his journey across the US, Chris passes through a city and observes the contrast between the haves and the have nots living so closely together.

Franz and Chris discuss meaning of life
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Franz and Chris discuss meaning of life

Clip from Into the Wild
Chris lectures retiree Franz on how he should challenge himself, and senior tells his young friend the value of forgiveness and love.

Chris lectures retiree Franz on how he should challenge himself, and senior tells his young friend the value of forgiveness and love.

Marigold takes revenge on husband
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Marigold takes revenge on husband

Clip from The Dressmaker
After Tilly reveals Evan's affairs to her, Marigold confronts her husband, hamstrings and leaves him to bleed to death.

After Tilly reveals Evan's affairs to her, Marigold confronts her husband, hamstrings and leaves him to bleed to death.

Dennis cites constitution and Mabo decision
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Dennis cites constitution and Mabo decision

Clip from The Castle
Dennis refers to the vibe of the constitution and the Mabo decision in trying to save the Kerrigans' home.

Dennis refers to the vibe of the constitution and the Mabo decision in trying to save the Kerrigans' home.

The Kerrigans drive to Bonnie Doon
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The Kerrigans drive to Bonnie Doon

Clip from The Castle
The Kerrigans go on their traditional family trip to Bonnie Doon.

The Kerrigans go on their traditional family trip to Bonnie Doon.

Marilyn Manson as the 'poster boy for fear'
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Marilyn Manson as the 'poster boy for fear'

Musician Marilyn Manson is amongst those blamed for the Columbine massacre after it is revealed that the shooters were fans. (Coarse language).

Musician Marilyn Manson is amongst those blamed for the Columbine massacre after it is revealed that the shooters were fans. (Coarse language).

American history and gun culture
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American history and gun culture

Michael Moore compares gun violence statistics and cultural differences around the world. An animation of American history, guns and the Second Amendment is included. ...

Michael Moore compares gun violence statistics and cultural differences around the world. An animation of American history, guns and the Second Amendment is included. (Depictions of violence).

Political activism and the influence of the media
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Political activism and the influence of the media

Clip from Cleverman
Latani finds sanctuary while Waruu acts as Hairypeople advocate in debate with MP on current affairs show.

Latani finds sanctuary while Waruu acts as Hairypeople advocate in debate with MP on current affairs show.

Dispossession of land and political struggle
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Dispossession of land and political struggle

Clip from Cleverman
As authorities clear the Zone, humans must choose if they will stay and support the Hairies or leave their home.

As authorities clear the Zone, humans must choose if they will stay and support the Hairies or leave their home.

Secret love and an arranged marriage
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Secret love and an arranged marriage

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo and Juliet are interrupted when Nurse announces Gloria Capulet's imminent arrival. Romeo escapes, and Juliet agonises over their secret love. When Gloria reveals Juliet ...

Romeo and Juliet are interrupted when Nurse announces Gloria Capulet's imminent arrival. Romeo escapes, and Juliet agonises over their secret love. When Gloria reveals Juliet be made a wife on Thursday, Juliet re-joins that wedding Paris will not make her a joyful bride. Gloria relays Juliet's sentiment to Fulgencio. Fulgencio is furious, threatening to disown her for disobedience. Nurse suggests she submit to the wedding, as Romeo's life is already lost. Juliet asks Nurse tell Gloria she has le

Sully goes from wheelchair to avatar body
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Sully goes from wheelchair to avatar body

Clip from Avatar
Paraplegic Sully climbs out of his wheelchair and tries out his Na'vi avatar body for the first time.

Paraplegic Sully climbs out of his wheelchair and tries out his Na'vi avatar body for the first time.

Nash develops an idea for his thesis
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Nash develops an idea for his thesis

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Doctor details ecological importance of Hometree
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Doctor details ecological importance of Hometree

Clip from Avatar
Augustine explains why the Na'vi Hometree is so vital to the ecology of planet as the mining company prepares to attack it.

Augustine explains why the Na'vi Hometree is so vital to the ecology of planet as the mining company prepares to attack it.

Bill humiliates family at restaurant
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Bill humiliates family at restaurant

Clip from Muriel's Wedding
Muriel's father humiliates her over a family dinner at a Chinese restaurant, as he complains how his family is useless in front of a group of Asian businessmen.

Muriel's father humiliates her over a family dinner at a Chinese restaurant, as he complains how his family is useless in front of a group of Asian businessmen.

Billy discovers his interest in ballet than boxing
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Billy discovers his interest in ballet than boxing

Clip from Billy Elliot
Billy aspires to make his father proud during his boxing lesson. However, he discovers his interests are more aligned towards ballet then boxing.

Billy aspires to make his father proud during his boxing lesson. However, he discovers his interests are more aligned towards ballet then boxing.

Family tradition and expectations
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Family tradition and expectations

John Barton reveals that his senator father expects him to study law at university and follow the family tradition of a life in politics. (Coarse language).

John Barton reveals that his senator father expects him to study law at university and follow the family tradition of a life in politics. (Coarse language).

What do Disney's The Lion King and Kurosawa's The Bad Sleep Well have in common? They're both transformations of Hamlet! Transformative texts recreate the genre, setting and perspective of a story to reflect unique social contexts.
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