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One of cinema's most unforgettable image is that of the Man in the Moon being poked in the eye by a rocket ship. Georges Melies was the creator of that image, and his Trip to ...

One of cinema's most unforgettable image is that of the Man in the Moon being poked in the eye by a rocket ship. Georges Melies was the creator of that image, and his Trip to the Moon was released in 1902. This fascinating documentary charts Melies's career and the history of silent cinema alongside the painstaking restoration of the only known hand-coloured film print of Trip to the Moon.

A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money. In Japanese and English.

A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money. In Japanese and English.

Caution labels abound, and common sense dictates that there are just certain things that one must never, ever do - especially at home. But turning this accepted wisdom on its ...

Caution labels abound, and common sense dictates that there are just certain things that one must never, ever do - especially at home. But turning this accepted wisdom on its head, this six-part series blends science, danger, and humour when hosts Rune Nilson and Per Olav Alvestad conduct madcap experiments and test the limits of what a house can withstand - and beyond.

Rune and Per Olav bring the great outdoors indoors as they set up a camp fire, grab their guns for some duck hunting and construct an entire igloo out of ice-cream, all inside ...

Rune and Per Olav bring the great outdoors indoors as they set up a camp fire, grab their guns for some duck hunting and construct an entire igloo out of ice-cream, all inside the house. Later, Rune breaks a golden rule: don't run with scissors.

Caution labels abound, and common sense dictates that there are just certain things that one must never, ever do - especially at home. But turning this accepted wisdom on its ...

Caution labels abound, and common sense dictates that there are just certain things that one must never, ever do - especially at home. But turning this accepted wisdom on its head, this series blends science, danger, and humour when hosts Rune Nilson and Per Olav Alvestad conduct madcap experiments and test the limits of what a house can withstand - and beyond.

Asterix, Obelix and their friends have entered the famous Olympic Games in Athens. They're determined to taste victory, but the Gauls face formidable competition from both ...

Asterix, Obelix and their friends have entered the famous Olympic Games in Athens. They're determined to taste victory, but the Gauls face formidable competition from both Greeks and Romans. Will it be a gold medal for Asterix, or will he suffer the agony of defeat? In French.

Julien dreams of adventure. But when you live in a wheelchair, such dreams are difficult to fulfil. To do so, Julien challenges his father to compete with him in the 'Ironman' ...

Julien dreams of adventure. But when you live in a wheelchair, such dreams are difficult to fulfil. To do so, Julien challenges his father to compete with him in the 'Ironman' triathlon in Nice. A whole family comes together and reconnects in an attempt to see this incredible exploit through. In French.

The first feature film directed by Jean-Luc Godard and one of the seminal films of the French New Wave, Breathless tells the tragic love story between Michel Poiccard, a petty ...

The first feature film directed by Jean-Luc Godard and one of the seminal films of the French New Wave, Breathless tells the tragic love story between Michel Poiccard, a petty criminal wanted for killing a policeman, and Patricia Franchini, a young American woman studying journalism at the Sorbonne.

Max Chene is a 'life coach' who helps to motivate everybody from professional athletes to government ministers to business executives. After his gambling debts get out of ...

Max Chene is a 'life coach' who helps to motivate everybody from professional athletes to government ministers to business executives. After his gambling debts get out of control and his wife throws him out, he is approached to take on a unique client. Patrick Marmignon is an ineffectual manager at a company who is about to make a very important presentation to a potential Chinese investor. The CEO hires Max to coach Patrick but tells him he must not let him know that he's being coached. In French. Original title: Le Coach.

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of ...

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother and beautiful ex-wife seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

Old grandfather shares wonderful tales about Kirikou's childhood, when he helped the men and women from his own village and from other villages, too. Kirikou's courage and ...

Old grandfather shares wonderful tales about Kirikou's childhood, when he helped the men and women from his own village and from other villages, too. Kirikou's courage and intelligence helped the Strong Woman whose roof had been destroyed by Karaba the witch; he used his cunning to find the Old Grouch, lost on the savannah; the secret of the Blue Monster; and the magical powers of music.

A short feature based on the extraordinary life of ground-breaking anthropologist and exceptional linguist Daisy Bates and her passionate interest in Australian Aborigines. ...

A short feature based on the extraordinary life of ground-breaking anthropologist and exceptional linguist Daisy Bates and her passionate interest in Australian Aborigines. Bates was also a devout royalist, a fervent believer in the British Empire and an outrageous snob.

Diminutive comic-book hero Asterix and his oversized pal Obelix attempt to protect their Gaulish village from Roman invasion, doing anything necessary to thwart Caesar's plans ...

Diminutive comic-book hero Asterix and his oversized pal Obelix attempt to protect their Gaulish village from Roman invasion, doing anything necessary to thwart Caesar's plans in this animated adventure.

By chance, 50-year-old Thomas finds himself back in the little town of his childhood. While visiting his mother's grave he faints, after being overwhelmed by the memories of ...

By chance, 50-year-old Thomas finds himself back in the little town of his childhood. While visiting his mother's grave he faints, after being overwhelmed by the memories of her and the father that abandoned him. Coming to, he sees that his mother's name is no longer inscribed on the tombstone. He soon realises he has awoken in the past, in the body of his 14-year-old self. With all the foresight of his 50 years, Thomas revisits high school, meets with the girl with whom he was secretly in love, and tries to find the real reasons for his father's departure.

Amazing series which captures life and landscapes through stunning photography. Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar these fascinating countries have captivated ...

Amazing series which captures life and landscapes through stunning photography. Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar these fascinating countries have captivated people from around the world for centuries. It is an area of the world of great beauty, vivid colours and sensational landscapes, but also one of often mysterious cultural codes. Each episode in this visually stunning series takes viewers on a journey along an old, historic road, as we move on elephant back, old train lines, tuk-tuks, rickshaws, derelict buses and on foot. Like backpackers, we meet the locals and get to know the soul of these countries. With the worlds superior helicopter camera, the Cineflex, we also capture their most impressive sights from above, including the ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the old city of Hanoi, the golden domes of Bagan in Myanmar, the floating markets in the Mekong delta or the bizarre rock formations of Ha-Long bay.

The controversial architect who radically transformed our cities and towns through modernism and the use of concrete and glass tells the story of his life, beliefs and ...

The controversial architect who radically transformed our cities and towns through modernism and the use of concrete and glass tells the story of his life, beliefs and achievements in his own words, through extensive archive audio recordings, film and photographs.

A number of key Italian immigrants were responsible for changing the culture and landscape of Lygon Street, in post-war Melbourne. Now in their '70s and '80s, these important ...

A number of key Italian immigrants were responsible for changing the culture and landscape of Lygon Street, in post-war Melbourne. Now in their '70s and '80s, these important players come together for an afternoon of discussion and celebration over a delicious lunch.

This eight-part reality series follows two exchange students - one from China and one from Australia. The two, aged between 14 and 16, will live and study in each other's ...

This eight-part reality series follows two exchange students - one from China and one from Australia. The two, aged between 14 and 16, will live and study in each other's country for 30 days.

This reality series follows two exchange students - one from China and one from Australia. The students will learn about their new surroundings, including what local teenagers ...

This reality series follows two exchange students - one from China and one from Australia. The students will learn about their new surroundings, including what local teenagers eat, what they watch on television, and how they handle their studies.

From legendary filmmaker Aki Kaurismaki comes this Cannes award-winning French film. Marcel Marx is an aging shoe shiner who lives in the town of Le Havre, having moved there ...

From legendary filmmaker Aki Kaurismaki comes this Cannes award-winning French film. Marcel Marx is an aging shoe shiner who lives in the town of Le Havre, having moved there years ago in voluntary exile from his home country. When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in his city, Marx takes pity on him and welcomes him into his home.

Jing, an innocent high school girl, is sent to a remote mountain village for 're-education' during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. With her father imprisoned and her mother ...

Jing, an innocent high school girl, is sent to a remote mountain village for 're-education' during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. With her father imprisoned and her mother struggling to support three children, Jing must behave for the authorities in order to return to her family. Her quiet existence is disrupted when she falls for Sun, the charming son of an elite military family. Their difference in social backgrounds makes a relationship unthinkable, but their connection is fierce and passionate. Will Jing risk everything to be with the one she loves?

Theodorakis' attitude to life is bright and breezy. Jobs and women come and go as he meanders through life in a vague search for meaning. His outlook changes, however, when ...

Theodorakis' attitude to life is bright and breezy. Jobs and women come and go as he meanders through life in a vague search for meaning. His outlook changes, however, when his uncle forces him to become a chef, and he discovers his penchant for all things culinary. He soon becomes obsessed with creating the perfect omelette, only to lose sight of the important things in life.

When master thief Lupin III discovers that the money he robbed from a casino is counterfeit, he goes to Cagliostro, rumoured to be the source of the forgery. There he ...

When master thief Lupin III discovers that the money he robbed from a casino is counterfeit, he goes to Cagliostro, rumoured to be the source of the forgery. There he discovers a beautiful princess, Clarisse, who's being forced to marry the count. In order to rescue Clarisse and foil the count, Lupin teams up with his regular adversary, Inspector Zenigata, and fellow thief Fujiko Mine.

Elektra is in despair. Her father Agamemnon has been murdered by her mother, Klytemnestra, and her mother's lover, Aegistheus. Elektra swears revenge. Failing to enlist the ...

Elektra is in despair. Her father Agamemnon has been murdered by her mother, Klytemnestra, and her mother's lover, Aegistheus. Elektra swears revenge. Failing to enlist the help of her timid sister, Chrysothemis, she determines to kill Aegistheus herself. Before she can carry out her plan, however, her brother Orestes, whom she believes dead, returns and determines upon revenge himself. He kills Klytemnestra and Aegistheus. Elektra drops down dead after an ecstatic dance of triumph.

Talking Language with Ernie Dingo is a personal journey providing a unique understanding of how knowledge of Aboriginal languages is shaped by ancestral connections to the ...

Talking Language with Ernie Dingo is a personal journey providing a unique understanding of how knowledge of Aboriginal languages is shaped by ancestral connections to the land, stars, water, sea and the air we breathe. Ernie visits six people from across Australia whose stories of a spiritual connection to country highlight some of the benefits and current challenges people face to maintain, revive and create languages within their communities.

The second madcap, live-action movie based on the much-loved French comic strip. A French blockbuster with lush visuals and impressive special effects. Riotous, silly fun. ...

The second madcap, live-action movie based on the much-loved French comic strip. A French blockbuster with lush visuals and impressive special effects. Riotous, silly fun. When Julius Caesar challenges Cleopatra to build a sumptuous palace in record time, Edifis the architect is driven to desperate measures to get the job done (or 0 risk being thrown to the crocodiles). With the help of his friends Asterix, Obelix and a magic potion from the druid Getafix, he must win the challenge against all odds.

This program offers an amusing journey, filled with all kinds of discoveries on how to travel light and for less. An epic adventure with a human dimension.

This program offers an amusing journey, filled with all kinds of discoveries on how to travel light and for less. An epic adventure with a human dimension.

This week Nans and Mouts travel across the beautiful landscape of Iceland, relying on the kindness of strangers to help them get by in the cold conditions.

This week Nans and Mouts travel across the beautiful landscape of Iceland, relying on the kindness of strangers to help them get by in the cold conditions.

This program offers an amusing journey, filled with all kinds of discoveries on how to travel light and for less. An epic adventure with a human dimension.

This program offers an amusing journey, filled with all kinds of discoveries on how to travel light and for less. An epic adventure with a human dimension.

Mathilde works in a Detention Center, where she helps illegal immigrants exercise their rights. Yuri is an undocumented Ukrainian. Mathilde is going to do everything she can ...

Mathilde works in a Detention Center, where she helps illegal immigrants exercise their rights. Yuri is an undocumented Ukrainian. Mathilde is going to do everything she can to save Yuri from deportation, but time is running out.

This program offers an amusing journey, filled with all kinds of discoveries on how to travel light and for less. An epic adventure with a human dimension.

This program offers an amusing journey, filled with all kinds of discoveries on how to travel light and for less. An epic adventure with a human dimension.

This program offers an amusing journey, filled with all kinds of discoveries on how to travel light and for less. An epic adventure with a human dimension.

This program offers an amusing journey, filled with all kinds of discoveries on how to travel light and for less. An epic adventure with a human dimension.

This film takes you behind the sunglass-clad facade and into the everyday world of fashion's most iconic designer, the master of re-invention, Karl Lagerfeld. Award-winning ...

This film takes you behind the sunglass-clad facade and into the everyday world of fashion's most iconic designer, the master of re-invention, Karl Lagerfeld. Award-winning French director Roldolphe Marconi's unique and unobtrusive style of portraiture exposes Lagerfeld's trademark: an all-consuming creative restlessness and insatiable curiosity about the world of art, history, politics, music and fashion.

In this episode, Julie travels to the legendary destination of Saint-Tropez, a name synonymous with parties, petanque and pastries, above all the 'tropezienne' tart, so dear ...

In this episode, Julie travels to the legendary destination of Saint-Tropez, a name synonymous with parties, petanque and pastries, above all the 'tropezienne' tart, so dear to Brigitte Bardot. This is the village of many faces, which balances luxury with tradition and jetsetters with backpackers.

Nans and Mouts, two intrepid adventurers, face and unlikely challenge: to cross the country in order to reach their destination in the heart of one of France's most ...

Nans and Mouts, two intrepid adventurers, face and unlikely challenge: to cross the country in order to reach their destination in the heart of one of France's most picturesque regions. The complication? They start the journey naked and will depend on the hospitality and generosity of everyone they meet along the way.

Nans and Mouts, two intrepid adventurers, face and unlikely challenge: to cross the country in order to reach their destination in the heart of one of France's most ...

Nans and Mouts, two intrepid adventurers, face and unlikely challenge: to cross the country in order to reach their destination in the heart of one of France's most picturesque regions. The complication? They start the journey naked and will depend on the hospitality and generosity of everyone they meet along the way. This episode the boys travel across the beautiful island of Corsica.

An impoverished, middle-aged French housekeeper's secret talent for painting is noticed by a respected German art critic, who promises her worldwide success. Based on the life ...

An impoverished, middle-aged French housekeeper's secret talent for painting is noticed by a respected German art critic, who promises her worldwide success. Based on the life of one of France's most famous female artists, Seraphine de Senlis (1864-1942). Winner of seven Cesar Awards in 2009, including Best Film and Best Actress.

In this episode, Julie travels to the Isle of Raiatea, half a day away from Tahiti by boat. Polynesian dishes centre around fish. But here ancestral traditions are respected: ...

In this episode, Julie travels to the Isle of Raiatea, half a day away from Tahiti by boat. Polynesian dishes centre around fish. But here ancestral traditions are respected: no nets, no cages, they fish with pebbles.

Chaos and confusion rule in the party rooms of the New Democrats as many people have now attached themselves to the party. TV1 has invited them to participate in a panel ...

Chaos and confusion rule in the party rooms of the New Democrats as many people have now attached themselves to the party. TV1 has invited them to participate in a panel discussion on the integration of ethnic minorities and so they need to find a party spokesperson on integration. They also need to find funding for the party.

Nans and Mouts, two intrepid adventurers, face and unlikely challenge: to cross the country in order to reach their destination in the heart of one of France's most ...

Nans and Mouts, two intrepid adventurers, face and unlikely challenge: to cross the country in order to reach their destination in the heart of one of France's most picturesque regions. The complication? They start the journey naked and will depend on the hospitality and generosity of everyone they meet along the way.

In this episode, Julie travels to the Big Apple. This is the city where hotdog vendors brush shoulders with Michelin star chefs and Chinese restaurants arise next to bagel ...

In this episode, Julie travels to the Big Apple. This is the city where hotdog vendors brush shoulders with Michelin star chefs and Chinese restaurants arise next to bagel shops. And then there are the eco-restaurants with Brooklyn roof gardens and greenhouses.

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, Jun and Long are academics in post-modern China. When Jun ...

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, Jun and Long are academics in post-modern China. When Jun discover she is pregnant - unintentionally - the world is turned upside down for the young couple.

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, the lives of a class of school children during their final ...

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, the lives of a class of school children during their final year before graduating to high school. An insightful look into the Chinese education system that generates a powerful and compelling narrative formed from the dynamics of the classroom.

In this episode, Julie travels to Lebanon. For a relatively small country, Lebanon boasts kilometres of coastline, snow-capped mountains and big fertile plains of vines and ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Lebanon. For a relatively small country, Lebanon boasts kilometres of coastline, snow-capped mountains and big fertile plains of vines and fruit trees. Olive, vine and wheat - it is here that you will find all the richness of the Mediterranean.

Nans and Mouts, two intrepid adventurers, face and unlikely challenge: to cross the country in order to reach their destination in the heart of one of France's most ...

Nans and Mouts, two intrepid adventurers, face and unlikely challenge: to cross the country in order to reach their destination in the heart of one of France's most picturesque regions. The complication? They start the journey naked and will depend on the hospitality and generosity of everyone they meet along the way

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to some of the most scenic and interesting places on earth. In this episode, Julie sets off for Cameroon where ...

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to some of the most scenic and interesting places on earth. In this episode, Julie sets off for Cameroon where she learns how to prepare n'dole.

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to some of the most scenic and interesting places on earth. Next stop: Vietnam. The cuisine here is ...

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to some of the most scenic and interesting places on earth. Next stop: Vietnam. The cuisine here is characterised by finesse, lightness and an abundance of vegetables, aromatic herbs, and spices.

In this documentary, celebrated soprano Natalie Dessay joins forces with innovative theatre and opera director Jean-Francois Sivadier. The pair work with the London Symphony ...

In this documentary, celebrated soprano Natalie Dessay joins forces with innovative theatre and opera director Jean-Francois Sivadier. The pair work with the London Symphony Orchestra to craft a production of Verdi's La Traviata at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in France. From rehearsals through to performance, director Philippe Beziat documents the 'Sivadier Method'. This unorthodox approach abandons crinolines, chandeliers and cliched choreography, aiming to bring performers closer to their audiences.

In this episode, Julie travels to London and gets initiated to the ritual of 'tea-time', gets to grips with jellied eels and discovers molecular cocktails - all rounded off by ...

In this episode, Julie travels to London and gets initiated to the ritual of 'tea-time', gets to grips with jellied eels and discovers molecular cocktails - all rounded off by a traditional Sunday curry with an Indian family.

La Reunion has earned the nickname 'the Intense Isle' and Julie takes a 10 hour flight to find out why. She experiences the incredible hospitality of the locals first-hand, ...

La Reunion has earned the nickname 'the Intense Isle' and Julie takes a 10 hour flight to find out why. She experiences the incredible hospitality of the locals first-hand, samples their sometimes surprising cuisine, shares a Sunday picnic, and meets one of the island's last 'herbalists'.

Set against the background of a rapidly changing modern China, this series follows the remarkable work of Judge Chen and the Tiger Law Firm of Chengdu. Chen journeys with his ...

Set against the background of a rapidly changing modern China, this series follows the remarkable work of Judge Chen and the Tiger Law Firm of Chengdu. Chen journeys with his team of court officials to the far flung reaches of the Xuan'en region to ensure that justice is served. Their court is wherever they hang the national emblem.

In this episode, Julie travels to Greece. With its 25 centuries of history, Greece possesses one of the most ancient and most delectable culinary traditions of the world: a ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Greece. With its 25 centuries of history, Greece possesses one of the most ancient and most delectable culinary traditions of the world: a tradition of flavours, aromas, carefully-selected produce and unrivalled know-how.

In this special episode, French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes an unforgettable journey across the globe. Watch out for Julie's cobra terror in Vietnam and for her fits of ...

In this special episode, French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes an unforgettable journey across the globe. Watch out for Julie's cobra terror in Vietnam and for her fits of laughter at a Peruvian guinea pig farm.

In this episode, Julie travels to Mexico. In modern Mexico, each region has its own aroma, its own taste, its own texture. Rightly proud of its gastronomic heritage, Mexican ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Mexico. In modern Mexico, each region has its own aroma, its own taste, its own texture. Rightly proud of its gastronomic heritage, Mexican cuisine has now found great recognition and popularity worldwide.

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to discover the history, culture, food production and eating habits of some of the most scenic interesting ...

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to discover the history, culture, food production and eating habits of some of the most scenic interesting places on earth. In this episode, Julie travels to Morocco.

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)
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)
Take your class on a trip behind the red curtain with these videos that will help young minds better understand Chinese language, culture, history and modern life. (ACLCHU110,VCZHU110)
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