Maya writing and story telling
1:54

Maya writing and story telling

Clip from The Time Compass

Languages

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Mayas used a type of picture writing called glyphs to record their past and tell stories over generations.

The Mayas used a type of picture writing called glyphs to record their past and tell stories over generations.

Never Ever Do This At Home
28:59

Never Ever Do This At Home

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 July 1, 2013

Science

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

Never Ever Do This At Home
29:08

Never Ever Do This At Home

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 July 8, 2013

Science

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

Never Ever Do This At Home
29:03

Never Ever Do This At Home

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 July 15, 2013

Science

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth
1:38:31

Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth

NITV October 30, 2016

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Follow six young Maya in Guatemala and Chiapas through their daily and ceremonial life, revealing their determination to resist the destruction of their culture and ...

Follow six young Maya in Guatemala and Chiapas through their daily and ceremonial life, revealing their determination to resist the destruction of their culture and environment. Original title: Herz des Himmels, Herz der Erde. In Spanish.

Our Footprint
14:01

Our Footprint: Dorrie Wally

Season 1 Episode 10 NITV April 18, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Dorrie Wally is the oldest Marthudunera person living in Roebourne. She visits the country that is now a cattle station and a mine and reminisces about old people and places.

Dorrie Wally is the oldest Marthudunera person living in Roebourne. She visits the country that is now a cattle station and a mine and reminisces about old people and places.

Our Footprint
14:35

Our Footprint: Charlie Chambers

Season 3 Episode 1 NITV March 21, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Uncle Charlie Chambers was born in Cherbourg Aboriginal settlement in 1936. As a teenager he realised all he wanted to be was a drover. To do that, he only had one option: ...

Uncle Charlie Chambers was born in Cherbourg Aboriginal settlement in 1936. As a teenager he realised all he wanted to be was a drover. To do that, he only had one option: escape Cherbourg.

Lygon Street: Si Parla Italiano
51:57

Lygon Street: Si Parla Italiano

SBS January 8, 2015

History

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
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.

Our Footprint
14:53

Our Footprint: Johnny Huckle

Season 2 Episode 10 NITV June 20, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Johnny Huckle, a Wiradjuri elder was raised on an Aboriginal reserve 2km from Condobolin. He was run over by a car at the age of 10 and lived a childhood of torment and glares.

Johnny Huckle, a Wiradjuri elder was raised on an Aboriginal reserve 2km from Condobolin. He was run over by a car at the age of 10 and lived a childhood of torment and glares.

Remi, Nobody's Boy
1:43:47

Remi, Nobody's Boy

SBS World Movies July 3, 2019

Media arts

Languages

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Adapted from Hector Malot's celebrated classic novel, this film follows the adventures of Remi, a young orphan raised by the kind Mrs Barberin, who is then torn away from his ...

Adapted from Hector Malot's celebrated classic novel, this film follows the adventures of Remi, a young orphan raised by the kind Mrs Barberin, who is then torn away from his adoptive mother at age 10 and placed in the care of Signor Vitalis, a mysterious travelling performer.

If You Are the One
51:52

If You Are the One

Season 11 Episode 6 SBS Viceland August 10, 2019

Media arts

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
With a viewing audience of up to 50 million per episode, this popular Chinese dating show is a cultural phenomenon. A lone male suitor has to impress a panel of 24 single ...

With a viewing audience of up to 50 million per episode, this popular Chinese dating show is a cultural phenomenon. A lone male suitor has to impress a panel of 24 single women, who can then register their interest or disinterest in the man through the use of their podium lights. Popular host Meng Fei oversees the action in front of a large studio audience. In Mandarin.

Asterix at the Olympic Games
1:52:46

Asterix at the Olympic Games

SBS Viceland July 3, 2018

Media arts

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

Our Footprint
14:52

Our Footprint: Arthur Williams

Season 2 Episode 2 NITV January 31, 2019

Indigenous Australians

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bundjalung elder Arthur Williams is one of the few members of the community that still speak language, he will sing and talk about his life through his words.

Bundjalung elder Arthur Williams is one of the few members of the community that still speak language, he will sing and talk about his life through his words.

Wildwitch
1:35:37

Wildwitch

SBS World Movies September 28, 2019

Media arts

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Clara, 12, is a perfectly normal girl until the day she is scratched by a mysterious black cat. Suddenly Clara is able to communicate with animals, and she soon discovers that ...

Clara, 12, is a perfectly normal girl until the day she is scratched by a mysterious black cat. Suddenly Clara is able to communicate with animals, and she soon discovers that she belongs to a family of wildwitches. While Clara learns to control her new-found powers, the evil wildwitches Bravita Bloodyoung and Chimera plot to conquer and destroy the wildworld, and it turns out that Clara plays a crucial part in their plans. With the help of her good friends, Kahla and Oscar, and the support of her mentor, Aunt Isa, Clara must fight back to save herself and the entire wildworld. In Danish.

A Distant Neighbourhood
1:34:11

A Distant Neighbourhood

SBS October 25, 2017

Media arts

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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. Original title: Quartier Lointain. In French.

The Finishers
1:25:42

The Finishers

SBS August 1, 2018

Media arts

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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 Century of Le Corbusier
52:51

The Century of Le Corbusier

SBS May 23, 2015

Design and technologies

Languages

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, the controversial architect who radically transformed our cities and towns through modernism and the use of concrete and glass tells the story of ...

Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, 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. Original title: Le Siecle de Le Corbusier. Narration in English with documentary footage in French.

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
2:33:51

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

SBS World Movies November 17, 2019

Media arts

Languages

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Kabir and Naina bond in college, but before Naina can express her love, Kabir leaves India to pursue his career. In a twist of fate, the two reconnect in their twenties.

Kabir and Naina bond in college, but before Naina can express her love, Kabir leaves India to pursue his career. In a twist of fate, the two reconnect in their twenties.