The Pentecostal tent revival is as exciting as Christian church gets. Thomas goes to a revival in Arkansas to see how the Holy Spirit stacks up against secular temptations like drugs, movies, and sleeping in on Sunday. (S.1 Ep.3)
The Catherine Miller is a tugboat in New York Harbor, home to some of the busiest ports in America. So you'd think she'd need more than a two-man crew to keep things running. But oh how you'd be wrong. Thomas makes three as the boat's new deckhand.
This series profiles leading Asian personalities. In this episode, we look at the challenging and remarkable life of Olivia Lum - the founder, group chief executive officer, and president of the Singapore-based Hyflux Group.
In 1964, when Bob Dylan released "The Times They Are a-Changin'", the song helped start a youth revolution. 50 years later, the youth of Jalalabad, Afghanistan have had enough gloom and doom and want to use their creativity to bring freedom and joy. Their first step is to rename Jalalabad to Love City by parading a billboard through the streets, proclaiming it a place of love and no more war.
This documentary look at international trouble spots or subcultures. Vice founder Shane Smith managed to get into North Korea after a year and half of trying and is witness to the craziness of this hermit nation. Crazy is actually kind of an understatement.
A profile of Jackie Chan from his earliest days as a Beijing opera acrobat to his emergence as a Hollywood action superstar. The program features intimate moments with Chan and never-before-seen footage from his personal cinematographer. It also includes interviews with some of Jackie's co-stars and other influential figures in his life, offering a unique insight into one of the most dynamic personalities in Hollywood today.
Richard Ayoade returns along with several carefully selected travelling companions to experience yet more of the most desirable weekends away in the world. In this episode, Richard is joined by fellow star of The IT Crowd, Chris O'Dowd for 48 hours in the Imperial splendour of Vienna. Over a packed two days they'll tour the city twice, sample its finest sausages, cakes, wines and spirits, visit fairgrounds, cafes, sewers and the home of one of Vienna's most famous sons.
For many non-Muslim Australians, the mosque is shrouded in mystery, and for some, controversy. But how many Australians have ever stepped inside one? For the first time in Australia, television cameras were given unprecedented 24-hour access into one of Australia's oldest mosques - Holland Park Mosque in Brisbane - to join a community rarely seen from the inside. This year, the mosque finds itself in the firing line as never before, as it faces increasing hostility from the wider Australian public and spiralling pressures from within.
There are over seven billion lives happening on earth right now, and most are pretty interesting. To find out what humanity's deal is, Thomas Morton hangs out with different groups of people and gives their lives a try. In this episode, Thomas joins a Muslim family in Michigan to fast for the holy month of Ramadan.
Saigon, Vietnam - In this new series, Luke embarks on a Southeast Asian culinary exploration of an array of mouth-watering street food delicacies throughout Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. In this first episode, Luke begins his adventure in his family's home city of Saigon, Vietnam. Early in the morning, Luke ventures into the hustle and bustle of market life looking for a traditional vermicelli noodle dish topped with grilled pork and herbs. (S.1 Ep.1)
The Indian Subcontinent: romantic, remote and mysterious. From the plains of Pakistan to the foothills of the Himalaya, from Northern India and Rajasthan to Tamil Nadu in the south, this vast melting pot of diverse civilisations, religions, cultures and glorious landscapes has seen some of the greatest artistic golden ages on earth. Pakistan is portrayed as a country of bombs, beards and burqas. Yet as Sona Datta shows, it used to be the meeting point for many different faiths from around the world and has an intriguing multicultural past.
Simon Reeve embarks on an epic three-part journey across the largest country in the world in search of the real Russia. One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Simon travels through this land of extremes to investigate what the next century might bring for the powerful Russian Federation and its relationship with the rest of the world. Simon uses his trademark insight and warm manner to get to the heart of a nation that’s more often viewed through the bleak prism of cold war hostility. He meets an extraordinary range of characters while unlocking the beauty and variety of this vast country.
Setting out amongst the active, snow-capped volcanoes of Kamchatka, over 6,000 kilometres from Moscow, Simon explores one of the remotest regions of the country. The population of Russia's Far East has fallen dramatically in recent years, but travelling by chopper and skidoo, Simon finds indigenous reindeer herders who are still eking out a fragile existence in this spectacular but inhospitable wilderness.
At 11am on November 11, 1918, World War I formally ended after more than four years of fighting in Europe. Share the significance of the centenary of the armistice with your students with the help of these videos.
The Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, is the perfect excuse to explore India's vibrant culture with your students. Discover the ancient origins and modern shape of the globe's second most populous nation.
Classrooms are where respect and equality can be modelled as well as inform young people about violence and how it can be prevented. Share this playlist which focuses on building respectful relationships.
Indonesia is a diverse country with over 300 ethnic groups, and home to more than 700 living languages. Find all about Indonesian food, culture, language and relationship with Australia in this playlist.
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)
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)
It is important to know about different individuals that seek refuge in Australia and around the world. Watch this playlist to get an insight into the life of refugees. (ACHASSI099,ACDSEH146,VCHHK095,VCGGK124,VCHHK159).
Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is a special time for Muslims. See how the community fasts from dawn and dines together come sunset with Behind the News and Compass. (ACHASSK065,VCHHK077)
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.