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Experience the epic ancient Battle of Thermopylae; the titanic clash in which King Leonidas and 300 Spartan warriors fought to the death against Xerxes and his massive Persian ...

Experience the epic ancient Battle of Thermopylae; the titanic clash in which King Leonidas and 300 Spartan warriors fought to the death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army.

D-Day Sacrifice
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D-Day Sacrifice

Episode 2  |  Nat Geo  |  May 15, 2018
On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, revisit the Allied forces' June 6, 1944 Normandy landings and the 100 days leading up to the liberation of Paris from the Nazis.

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, revisit the Allied forces' June 6, 1944 Normandy landings and the 100 days leading up to the liberation of Paris from the Nazis.

D-Day Sacrifice
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D-Day Sacrifice

Episode 1  |  Nat Geo  |  May 15, 2018
On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, revisit the Allied forces' June 6, 1944 Normandy landings and the 100 days leading up to the liberation of Paris from the Nazis.

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, revisit the Allied forces' June 6, 1944 Normandy landings and the 100 days leading up to the liberation of Paris from the Nazis.

Nat Geo explorer Albert Lin takes viewers into the tomb of China's first emperor and unearths the terrible secrets that lie hidden with the Terracotta Warriors. Will the ...

Nat Geo explorer Albert Lin takes viewers into the tomb of China's first emperor and unearths the terrible secrets that lie hidden with the Terracotta Warriors. Will the glittering and grim treasures that we are about to uncover rewrite history?

Using dramatic reconstructions, based on extensive research in Russian and Western archives, and extraordinary testimony from witnesses, including former Soviet secret ...

Using dramatic reconstructions, based on extensive research in Russian and Western archives, and extraordinary testimony from witnesses, including former Soviet secret policemen who have not spoken before on camera, the film tells a 'behind closed doors' history. In this episode: the story of the defence of Moscow and fragile alliances of the years 1941-42.

How was it possible for Churchill and Roosevelt to deal with one tyrant, Joseph Stalin, in order to help beat another, Adolf Hitler? That's one of the key questions at the ...

How was it possible for Churchill and Roosevelt to deal with one tyrant, Joseph Stalin, in order to help beat another, Adolf Hitler? That's one of the key questions at the heart of this six-part history series. Using dramatic reconstructions, based on extensive research in Russian and Western archives, and extraordinary testimony from witnesses, this series tells a 'behind closed doors' history. This episode looks at the end of WWII, the Allies negotiations with Stalin, and the post-war era.

While the Cold War heats up on the world stage, rebellious youth in 1955 Moscow wage a cultural battle against dismal Soviet conformity, donning brightly coloured black-market ...

While the Cold War heats up on the world stage, rebellious youth in 1955 Moscow wage a cultural battle against dismal Soviet conformity, donning brightly coloured black-market clothing, adopting American nicknames and revelling in forbidden jazz. Straight-laced 20-year-old Mels finds these brazen 'hipsters' shocking until he falls under their spell.

In part two, key insiders describe the chaotic aftermath of the defeat of Saddam Hussein. Dick Cheney and Colin Powell come to blows over America's role as occupying power, ...

In part two, key insiders describe the chaotic aftermath of the defeat of Saddam Hussein. Dick Cheney and Colin Powell come to blows over America's role as occupying power, and General David Petraeus recalls the disastrous decision to disband the Iraqi army.

This opening part of the series tells the story of a close-knit group of friends from 3 Platoon, 1st Battalion Royal Anglian regiment, who were sent to Helmand province in ...

This opening part of the series tells the story of a close-knit group of friends from 3 Platoon, 1st Battalion Royal Anglian regiment, who were sent to Helmand province in 2007. For most of them it was their first experience of war. The whole tour was filmed on a helmet camera by the platoon's sergeant, who captured the moment when one of his men, 19-year-old Private Chris Gray, was killed in a Taliban ambush. The film explores the effects of his death on both his mates in the platoon and his family back in the UK.

The second episode focuses on a young platoon from the Grenadier Guards and their terrifying struggle with landmines, also known as Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). ...

The second episode focuses on a young platoon from the Grenadier Guards and their terrifying struggle with landmines, also known as Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Captain Alex Rawlins filmed his men as they lost of one their mates, 23-year-old Guardsman Jamie Janes, who stood on a landmine during a patrol. The film shows how Jamie Janes's death became a turning point in the British public's awareness of the human cost of IEDs and how a misspelled letter turned into a political storm for the then Prime Minister, Gordon Brown.

The final part starts in 2009 and tells the story of 2nd Battalion Princess of Wales regiment as it comes to terms with new rules of fighting brought in to protect civilians. ...

The final part starts in 2009 and tells the story of 2nd Battalion Princess of Wales regiment as it comes to terms with new rules of fighting brought in to protect civilians. Private Mike McCabe is filmed being shot in the leg during a Taliban ambush. By 2010, the Scots Guards find themselves fighting a very different war - a battle for hearts and minds. They struggle to train a local force, the Afghan National Police, who fight in a reckless and dangerous way. The risks are hammered home when Guardsman Daniel Clarke films a three-year-old girl who has been seriously injured by a rocket-propelled grenade fired by the ANP. The Scots Guards tour ends in tragedy when six members of the ANP are massacred in their sleep.

Sons Of Liberty
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Sons Of Liberty

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  March 12, 2015
When the Royal Army's General Gage learns of his wife Margaret's affair with Joseph Warren, Gage launches a full-out assault on the colonists at Bunker Hill. Sam Adams uses ...

When the Royal Army's General Gage learns of his wife Margaret's affair with Joseph Warren, Gage launches a full-out assault on the colonists at Bunker Hill. Sam Adams uses the news of the battle to persuade the rest of the colonies to vote for independence just as the British warships begin firing on Manhattan. Now united, the colonies prepare to face their enemy, and the Revolutionary War ensues.

Ragnar and his crew sail out with Earl Haraldson's permission.

Ragnar and his crew sail out with Earl Haraldson's permission.

A moving story of the Scottish struggle against the English. William Wallace is a medieval patriot whose single-handed slaying of an entire platoon after they ravage his young ...

A moving story of the Scottish struggle against the English. William Wallace is a medieval patriot whose single-handed slaying of an entire platoon after they ravage his young bride leads to all-out war in some of the most spectacular battle scenes ever brought to film.

Claire decides to use her medical skills to aid her escape from Castle Leoch - with Jamie's help, she tends to an ill child. During an evening's entertainment, a story gives ...

Claire decides to use her medical skills to aid her escape from Castle Leoch - with Jamie's help, she tends to an ill child. During an evening's entertainment, a story gives Claire hope for her freedom.

Claire returns to Lallybroch with Jamie, where she does not receive quite the reception she was expecting. Unbeknownst to her, Jamie's made some choices in their time apart ...

Claire returns to Lallybroch with Jamie, where she does not receive quite the reception she was expecting. Unbeknownst to her, Jamie's made some choices in their time apart which come back to haunt them with a vengeance.

We follow a detailed account of the operation that remains one of the most audacious terrorist acts of the period - seizing control of the OPEC headquarters and taking ...

We follow a detailed account of the operation that remains one of the most audacious terrorist acts of the period - seizing control of the OPEC headquarters and taking ministers and delegates hostage.

Reunited, Claire and Jamie make their way to Lallybroch, Jamie's family home. Reality quickly sets in, and old wounds are reopened between Jamie and his sister, Jenny.

Reunited, Claire and Jamie make their way to Lallybroch, Jamie's family home. Reality quickly sets in, and old wounds are reopened between Jamie and his sister, Jenny.

A desperate plan manages to free Jaime, but his wounds are more than just physical. At a nearby monastery, Claire attempts to save both Jamie's heart and soul, as his mind ...

A desperate plan manages to free Jaime, but his wounds are more than just physical. At a nearby monastery, Claire attempts to save both Jamie's heart and soul, as his mind lingers on the torture.

As the Castle prepares for The Gathering, Claire plots her escape. But after a dangerous encounter with a drunken Dougal and an unexpected run-in with Jamie, her plans are dashed.

As the Castle prepares for The Gathering, Claire plots her escape. But after a dangerous encounter with a drunken Dougal and an unexpected run-in with Jamie, her plans are dashed.

A monastery in Lindisfarne is about to get a firsthand look at how the Vikings operate.

A monastery in Lindisfarne is about to get a firsthand look at how the Vikings operate.

After decades apart, Jamie and Claire finally reunite and rekindle their emotional and physical bonds. But Jamie's new business dealings jeopardise the couples' hopes for a ...

After decades apart, Jamie and Claire finally reunite and rekindle their emotional and physical bonds. But Jamie's new business dealings jeopardise the couples' hopes for a simple life together.

Jamie and the Highlanders rescue Claire from Black Jack Randall. Back at the castle, politics threaten to tear Clan MacKenzie apart and Jamie's scorned lover, Laoghaire, ...

Jamie and the Highlanders rescue Claire from Black Jack Randall. Back at the castle, politics threaten to tear Clan MacKenzie apart and Jamie's scorned lover, Laoghaire, attempts to win him back.

Claire and Geillis are on trial for witchcraft, while Jamie manages to rescue Claire, but not before she discovers a secret about Geillis' past.

Claire and Geillis are on trial for witchcraft, while Jamie manages to rescue Claire, but not before she discovers a secret about Geillis' past.

As dawn breaks Tommy and Elizabeth share tender embraces together knowing these moments might be their last. Today is the day Tommy is due to hang.

As dawn breaks Tommy and Elizabeth share tender embraces together knowing these moments might be their last. Today is the day Tommy is due to hang.

Claire and the Highlanders are sent north after the Jacobite leaders decide to halt their march on London. A band of redcoats makes trouble for the Scots, leading to a most ...

Claire and the Highlanders are sent north after the Jacobite leaders decide to halt their march on London. A band of redcoats makes trouble for the Scots, leading to a most unexpected reunion for Claire.

The traditional pilgrimage to Uppsala to thank the gods brings a torrent of emotions for Ragnar, Lagertha and Athelstan.

The traditional pilgrimage to Uppsala to thank the gods brings a torrent of emotions for Ragnar, Lagertha and Athelstan.

Claire and Jamie leave Scotland, sailing to the West Indies on an urgent quest. When the superstitious crew looks for someone to blame after a string of bad luck, rescue comes ...

Claire and Jamie leave Scotland, sailing to the West Indies on an urgent quest. When the superstitious crew looks for someone to blame after a string of bad luck, rescue comes from an unlikely source.

The love affair between two 20th century icons is dramatised in this period drama. In Paris in 1920, Coco Chanel offers to take the homeless and broke composer Igor Stravinsky ...

The love affair between two 20th century icons is dramatised in this period drama. In Paris in 1920, Coco Chanel offers to take the homeless and broke composer Igor Stravinsky into her home, beginning a passionate affair of the heart.

At the behest of King Horik, Ragnar assembles a small party to travel to Gotaland to resolve a land dispute with Jarl Borg.

At the behest of King Horik, Ragnar assembles a small party to travel to Gotaland to resolve a land dispute with Jarl Borg.

From Olivier Assayas, director of Irma Vep and Summer Hours, comes a powerful three-part series: an epic portrayal of the notorious revolutionary and terrorist, Ilich Ramirez ...

From Olivier Assayas, director of Irma Vep and Summer Hours, comes a powerful three-part series: an epic portrayal of the notorious revolutionary and terrorist, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez aka Carlos the Jackal.

A seer reads Earl Haraldson's future and tells him that Ragnar searches for his death.

A seer reads Earl Haraldson's future and tells him that Ragnar searches for his death.

The Vikings go all out for a second assault on Paris. Recognising the desperate state of affairs for his city, Emperor Charles must make a difficult decision. In Wessex, ...

The Vikings go all out for a second assault on Paris. Recognising the desperate state of affairs for his city, Emperor Charles must make a difficult decision. In Wessex, Judith is compelled to make a difficult decision of her own.

Chronicles the history of the most prominent hetero swingers club in New York during the 1970s, Plato's Retreat, and its loudmouth self-promoting owner, Larry Levenson - ...

Chronicles the history of the most prominent hetero swingers club in New York during the 1970s, Plato's Retreat, and its loudmouth self-promoting owner, Larry Levenson - through the words of the participants, employees and Levenson's children. While disco was pumping, Plato's Retreat took off as a notorious club full of nudity, a swimming pool, a mattress room and a buffet. The participants speak very fondly of their memories and the anachronisms of the place. But as the '80s came the novelty wore off, the threat of AIDS arose, and Levenson's ego went out of control.

There is much joy and jubilation as the marriage of Elizabeth and Tommy is blessed by Reverend Johnson in the partially constructed church, a structure that the convicts are ...

There is much joy and jubilation as the marriage of Elizabeth and Tommy is blessed by Reverend Johnson in the partially constructed church, a structure that the convicts are voluntarily helping their vicar build with whatever blood, sweat and tears they can muster after their penal labour. When Governor Phillip arrives to investigate what is happening, he orders a stop to work on the church. With rations running so short, all energy and effort must go into the colony's development - spiritual edifices have to come second.

A stunning and profoundly moving biopic of Joy Division front man Ian Curtis, a tortured soul who committed suicide on the eve of the band's first US tour.

A stunning and profoundly moving biopic of Joy Division front man Ian Curtis, a tortured soul who committed suicide on the eve of the band's first US tour.

Jamie finds himself between a rock and a hard place when a redcoat deserter from his past resurfaces. Meanwhile, Claire tends to a labouring Jenny while Jamie and Ian join The ...

Jamie finds himself between a rock and a hard place when a redcoat deserter from his past resurfaces. Meanwhile, Claire tends to a labouring Jenny while Jamie and Ian join The Watch on an ambush, resulting in devastating consequences.

While on a second honeymoon in Scotland with her husband after World War II, army nurse Claire Randall steps through an ancient standing stone circle and awakes in 1743. After ...

While on a second honeymoon in Scotland with her husband after World War II, army nurse Claire Randall steps through an ancient standing stone circle and awakes in 1743. After an encounter with a British soldier, she's kidnapped by a group of Scottish Highlanders whose ranks include an injured young man named Jamie.

Claire is brought to L Hopital Des Anges where doctors try to save her life and that of her unborn baby. King Louis asks Claire to judge two men accused of practising the dark ...

Claire is brought to L Hopital Des Anges where doctors try to save her life and that of her unborn baby. King Louis asks Claire to judge two men accused of practising the dark arts one an enemy, one a friend.

As Jamie puts all of his efforts into turning the Jacobite army away from the impending slaughter at Culloden Moor, Claire attempts to comfort the sick Alex Randall. She is ...

As Jamie puts all of his efforts into turning the Jacobite army away from the impending slaughter at Culloden Moor, Claire attempts to comfort the sick Alex Randall. She is stunned when Alex reveals an outrageous plan to save the mother of his child.

Claire is forced to play a game of cat and mouse with an old adversary as she searches for Young Ian. The Frasers race through the jungles of Jamaica to prevent the unthinkable.

Claire is forced to play a game of cat and mouse with an old adversary as she searches for Young Ian. The Frasers race through the jungles of Jamaica to prevent the unthinkable.

Claire follows her conscience as a surgeon, even though it could put her at risk. Jamie attempts to evade the Crown as they close in on his dealings.

Claire follows her conscience as a surgeon, even though it could put her at risk. Jamie attempts to evade the Crown as they close in on his dealings.

Frank desperately searches for his missing wife in 1945, while in 1743 Claire tries to come to terms with her new marriage and her developing feelings for Jamie. Claire is ...

Frank desperately searches for his missing wife in 1945, while in 1743 Claire tries to come to terms with her new marriage and her developing feelings for Jamie. Claire is faced with an emotional quandary as a life-altering opportunity presents itself and she is on the path back to Craigh na Dun.

DIG! is the feature-length documentary shot over seven years about musicians Anton Newcombe, leader of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, and Courtney Taylor, head of the Dandy ...

DIG! is the feature-length documentary shot over seven years about musicians Anton Newcombe, leader of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, and Courtney Taylor, head of the Dandy Warhols, star crossed friends and bitter rivals. From the moment they met, The Dandy Warhols and the Brian Jonestown Massacre quickly bonded over a desire to not conform to the tastes of the recording industry. Yet, the bands' choices over how to express their creativity and originality in a profit-driven industry eventually put them at irreconcilable odds.

Reunited, Jamie and Claire attempt to extinguish the fires their dinner party ignited however, Claire is set off on an unexpected change of course. Jamie and Claire's ...

Reunited, Jamie and Claire attempt to extinguish the fires their dinner party ignited however, Claire is set off on an unexpected change of course. Jamie and Claire's relationship is put to the ultimate test when the past rears its ugly head.

Ragnar, weak and still hurt, must meet the Earl head-on after it comes to light that Rollo has been tortured on Haraldson's orders. The two men will come together face to face ...

Ragnar, weak and still hurt, must meet the Earl head-on after it comes to light that Rollo has been tortured on Haraldson's orders. The two men will come together face to face with a single outcome possible: Only one man will leave this fight alive.

When the truth of Private Buckley's accusations about Elizabeth Barrett sink in, Tommy Barrett sees red. The soldier runs for his life but he is not quick enough and Tommy ...

When the truth of Private Buckley's accusations about Elizabeth Barrett sink in, Tommy Barrett sees red. The soldier runs for his life but he is not quick enough and Tommy batters him to a inch of his life. Angry at Private Buckley's despicable spite, Sergeant Timmins intervenes only when he feels he has no choice. Rebellion is in the air. This time Major Ross feels there can be no exception, no reprieve: Tommy Barrett must be made an example of and hang. For once Governor Phillip agrees with his nemesis and Tommy is unceremoniously frog-marched through the camp, all eyes upon him, to prison.

Versailles, France, 1667: Louis XIV is 28 years old, and soon will be recognised as the greatest of kings. A brilliant political strategist, Louis is haunted by the trauma of ...

Versailles, France, 1667: Louis XIV is 28 years old, and soon will be recognised as the greatest of kings. A brilliant political strategist, Louis is haunted by the trauma of The Fronde, a bitter civil war in which the nobility rebelled against the crown. Historical and fictional characters feature in this intoxicating world of secrets, betrayals, love and war. In this episode, Louis XIV transforms his father's hunting lodge into the palace of Versailles. (S.1 Ep.1) (Class. tba)

Set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990s Sierra Leone, this film tells the story of Danny Archer, a South African mercenary, and Solomon Vandy, a Mende ...

Set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990s Sierra Leone, this film tells the story of Danny Archer, a South African mercenary, and Solomon Vandy, a Mende fisherman. Both men are African, but their histories are as different as can be, until their fates become joined in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond that can transform their lives.

A masterful adaptation of John le Carre's bestselling novel that redefined the spy thriller. At the height of the Cold War, a precarious operation goes deadly wrong, and the ...

A masterful adaptation of John le Carre's bestselling novel that redefined the spy thriller. At the height of the Cold War, a precarious operation goes deadly wrong, and the head of British Intelligence wonders if a double agent is leaking vital secrets. Brought out of retirement to expose the potential mole, master spy George Smiley is the only one who can be trusted to expose one of their own. Or can he? As the emotional and physical tolls mount on the high-ranking suspects, Smiley will be forced into the ultimate international spy game where everyone's motives are in question.

Brianna grapples with life-changing revelations and Claire must help her come to terms with the fact that she is her father's daughter; Roger brings news that forces Claire ...

Brianna grapples with life-changing revelations and Claire must help her come to terms with the fact that she is her father's daughter; Roger brings news that forces Claire and Brianna to face an impossible choice.

More people have tried to murder the world’s most famous socialist than any man alive. Governments and gunmen have been trying to get Cuban’s revolutionary leader, Fidel ...

More people have tried to murder the world’s most famous socialist than any man alive. Governments and gunmen have been trying to get Cuban’s revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, for 50 long years. The men who tried to kill Castro have spent decades in the shadows but now they have come forward to reveal their secrets. Who are these men? Heroes or villains? And what made them hate Castro enough to want him dead? This is not a film about Castro, nor is it simply a lesson from Cold War history; it is a thought-provoking and serious essay about a political obsession that says as much about America’s foreign policy today as it does about the past.

Trusting in Claire's knowledge of history, Jamie leads the Jacobite army into a critical battle with British opposition near the town of Preston. Meanwhile, Claire attends to ...

Trusting in Claire's knowledge of history, Jamie leads the Jacobite army into a critical battle with British opposition near the town of Preston. Meanwhile, Claire attends to the dead and dying, a reminder of the truest costs of war.

Louis is gravely ill. This offers opportunity for the conspiracy to act. Cassel, Montcourt, Beatrice and the Chevalier de Lorraine are now united with the aim: to put Philippe ...

Louis is gravely ill. This offers opportunity for the conspiracy to act. Cassel, Montcourt, Beatrice and the Chevalier de Lorraine are now united with the aim: to put Philippe on the throne, with the help of William of Orange, the sworn enemy of the King and General of Holland. But Louis makes a miraculous recovery and the Chevalier is arrested for treason. He's thrown in jail and awaits execution. Philippe's deeply agitated at his arrest. Louis receives the ambassador of Charles II, King of England, to propose a secret agreement to invade Holland. Unknown to Louis, his most dangerous enemy is among his closest friends. (Class. tba)

Three Viking ships sail upriver towards the very heart of power in eastern England: the Royal Villa of King Aelle. Ragnar Lothbrok has come looking for ransom in exchange for ...

Three Viking ships sail upriver towards the very heart of power in eastern England: the Royal Villa of King Aelle. Ragnar Lothbrok has come looking for ransom in exchange for peace. However, King Aelle has a different plan in mind for these northern heathens.

It is 1788 in NSW and dawn is breaking over the ramshackle camp where the British convicts transported on the First Fleet, their Royal Navy Marine guards and their masters are ...

It is 1788 in NSW and dawn is breaking over the ramshackle camp where the British convicts transported on the First Fleet, their Royal Navy Marine guards and their masters are waking up to another sweltering day. In this fledgling penal colony, anything can happen and death stalks everyone.

Claire races to combat an epidemic aboard a disease-stricken ship. Fergus finds himself torn between loyalty and love.

Claire races to combat an epidemic aboard a disease-stricken ship. Fergus finds himself torn between loyalty and love.

Deadline Gallipoli explores the origin of the Gallipoli legend from the point of view of war correspondents Charles Bean, Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, Phillip Schuler and Keith ...

Deadline Gallipoli explores the origin of the Gallipoli legend from the point of view of war correspondents Charles Bean, Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, Phillip Schuler and Keith Murdoch, who lived through the campaign and bore witness to the extraordinary events that unfolded on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915.

James Freeman has vanished deep into the dense bush. No man has ever been known to survive there and Sergeant Timmins decides following him is futile and way too dangerous for ...

James Freeman has vanished deep into the dense bush. No man has ever been known to survive there and Sergeant Timmins decides following him is futile and way too dangerous for his men. Back at camp when Major Ross questions Timmins about the escapee, his sergeant is economical with the truth. Word amongst the convicts is that James is dead man, either shot by the soldiers or about to perish in the terrifying and infinite wilderness of the hinterland.

Discover digital solutions that are relevant in a world where digital realms are transforming education, business and many other industries while informing students of the change in technology overtime.
Nonviolent resistance is the practice of achieving goals such as social change through protests and civil disobedience whilst remaining nonviolent. In this collection find out about nonviolent movements and information about nonviolent resistance advocates.
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.
See how the world's bestselling book came into being, discover how it has been reshaped over time, and go in search of the archaeological traces of the Bible's stories.
Meet the people who transformed Christianity from a sect to an empire, from the Middle Ages to Vatican II, and from Martin Luther to Pope Francis.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
From the Silk Road to the Great Wall, Ancient China is a rich and diverse tapestry of dynasties and empires. Learn more about the rich history of one of the world's largest superpowers.
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
The Egyptian Empire was once the pinnacle of civilisation. An explosion of wealth, power and creativity made it the envy of the ancient world. But what led to its downfall?
The storming of the Bastille by a mob of Parisians on July 14, 1789, set loose a generation of warfare and sowed the seeds for the modern political system.
From the dramatisation of the American Revolution in Sons of Liberty through to how Gene Sharp's nonviolent revolutionary theories helped inspire the Arab Spring, see how revolution has reshaped the world.
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD, it left a trail of destruction in its wake. Among them, the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Explore this collection of videos examining the impact of the gold rushes on the development of "Marvellous Melbourne" and Australia. (ACHASSK107, VCHHK090, VCHHK136)
Are you all about the English monarchy on the Queen's Birthday? View this playlist for a collection about Australia's favourite female heads of state, including Victoria and the Elizabeths.
This National Reconciliation Week, learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' struggle for civil rights as Australia reconciles with its past. (ACHMH075, ACHMH076, VCHHK076)
Italy lies in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea Find out all about Italy, it's culture, food and history in this curated playlist. (ACDSEH004,VCHHC101)
Before European people arrived in Australia in 1788, the way indigenous people lived was very different to how we live today. Find out more about their life pre colonialisation. (ACHASSK107,VCHHC082,VCHHC097,VCHHC121)
This playlist focuses on Australia post 1900 and includes topics such as race, rights and immigration in Australia since 1900. Also find out more about migration experiences to Australia. (VCHHC097,VCHHC098,VCHHC100)
Australia as a nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073)
Explore changing experiences of democracy and citizenship through the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, focusing on land rights and the significance of Mabo Day.
A royal wedding is a marriage ceremony involving members of royal family. This week we are celebrating the royal event the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.
Commemorate the 1915 struggle that saw enormous courage in the face of enormous loss at Gallipoli, which many consider the psychological birth of Australia. Start with the Peter Weir classic, Gallipoli. (ACHASSK064, VCHHK076, VCHHK144)
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