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Puccini's much loved opera Madama Butterfly grace the magnificent harbour-top stage for Opera On Sydney Harbour. Designed and directed by La Fura dels Baus; starring Hiromi ...

Puccini's much loved opera Madama Butterfly grace the magnificent harbour-top stage for Opera On Sydney Harbour. Designed and directed by La Fura dels Baus; starring Hiromi Omura and Hyeseoung Kwon.

Anthems: Volume 1 showcases the talents of Christine Anu, Last Kinection, Shane Howard and Emma Donovan and gives insight into the messages behind their songs.

Anthems: Volume 1 showcases the talents of Christine Anu, Last Kinection, Shane Howard and Emma Donovan and gives insight into the messages behind their songs.

The hit musical about two teenagers growing up in the 1950s, when keeping one's cool meant everything. After Sandy and Danny share a perfect summer romance they mistakenly ...

The hit musical about two teenagers growing up in the 1950s, when keeping one's cool meant everything. After Sandy and Danny share a perfect summer romance they mistakenly believe they will never see each other again. But, as it happens, they wind up at the same high school and a rocky relationship begins. The two sing and dance their way through such hits as Greased Lightning, Summer Love, You're the One That I Want and Hopelessly Devoted to You.

Our anthems showcase iconic songs for this lands First Peoples from some of our very best song men and women.

Our anthems showcase iconic songs for this lands First Peoples from some of our very best song men and women.

The party really gets underway at the NITV free-to-air launch with a special outdoor broadcast featuring performances by some of Australia's best Indigenous talent, direct ...

The party really gets underway at the NITV free-to-air launch with a special outdoor broadcast featuring performances by some of Australia's best Indigenous talent, direct from the Northern Territory's iconic Uluru.

Based on the popular opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, this is the tale of the adventures of Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado. He flees his court to escape the amorous attentions of ...

Based on the popular opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, this is the tale of the adventures of Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado. He flees his court to escape the amorous attentions of an elderly stateswoman. Dressed as a minstrel he attempts to find his true love, Yum-Yum, who has been forced to marry another. He discovers that her husband has been condemned to death for flirting. What ensues is a farcical catalogue of events which give rise to some superb musical moments. Starring Kenny Baker, Martyn Green, Jean Colin.

Following the success of his debut album Sunshine After Rain (Best Album, 2006 Indigenous Music Awards), Tom E Lewis brings together four Arnhem Land songmen in a new release ...

Following the success of his debut album Sunshine After Rain (Best Album, 2006 Indigenous Music Awards), Tom E Lewis brings together four Arnhem Land songmen in a new release unlike anything heard before in indigenous music. The Songmen are the keepers of the codes that unlock the map - the map of kin, country, culture.

Thirteen-year-old Felix Xaba dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, but his mother Lindiwe thinks jazz is the devil's music.

Thirteen-year-old Felix Xaba dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, but his mother Lindiwe thinks jazz is the devil's music.

New York, 1929, a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. Dan is in possession of a new and deadly weapon, the dreaded 'splurge gun'. As the custard pies ...

New York, 1929, a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. Dan is in possession of a new and deadly weapon, the dreaded 'splurge gun'. As the custard pies fly, Bugsy Malone, an all-round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, a singer at Fat Sam's speakeasy. His designs on her are disrupted by the seductive songstress Tallulah who wants Bugsy for herself. How is Bugsy to get the girl and help Fat Sam defend his business against the deadly Dan and his dastardly tricks? With an all-child cast placed in a mobster era, armed with custard instead of bullets and belting out some superb songs, this is simply entertainment at its best!

A celebration of the era when memorable music was matched in brilliance by the creative filmmaking that projected it around the world. Artists recall the inspiration behind ...

A celebration of the era when memorable music was matched in brilliance by the creative filmmaking that projected it around the world. Artists recall the inspiration behind these videos.

It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting towards his biggest challenge ever - making it as a dancer on Broadway.

It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting towards his biggest challenge ever - making it as a dancer on Broadway.

As a girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden.

As a girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden.

Follows a year in the life of Royal Ballet resident choreographer Wayne McGregor. He and Melvyn Bragg discuss how Covent Garden is embracing new directions in art and the ...

Follows a year in the life of Royal Ballet resident choreographer Wayne McGregor. He and Melvyn Bragg discuss how Covent Garden is embracing new directions in art and the relationship between traditional ballet and contemporary dance. The program sees McGregor create, rehearse and present two new works on London's main dance stages within three weeks.

Georges Delerue was one of the greatest film composers and was the author of more than 200 film scores. He composed for the cinema's new wave, as well as for popular cinema, ...

Georges Delerue was one of the greatest film composers and was the author of more than 200 film scores. He composed for the cinema's new wave, as well as for popular cinema, television and radio. An Academy Award winner for Best Original Score for A Little Romance (1979), he worked on a number of Hollywood films, including for Oliver Stone's Platoon and Salvador.

Family Confidential: The Nolls
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Family Confidential: The Nolls

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  February 2, 2012
Family Confidential returns for its second season, inviting you into the homes of six of Australia's most powerful and intriguing families. In the first episode, Shannon Noll, ...

Family Confidential returns for its second season, inviting you into the homes of six of Australia's most powerful and intriguing families. In the first episode, Shannon Noll, a multi-platinum recording artist, shot to fame in 2003 as the runner-up on the first series of Australian Idol. In just eight years, Shannon had 10 consecutive top 10 singles in the ARIA charts - the only artist in Australia ever to do so - and, now with sales in the millions, he's one of Australia's top-selling performers. Yet Shannon's success hides a family tragedy.

Michel Lawrence investigates the natural world in art, talking with artists and photographers about their source of inspiration. The eccentric English naturist artist John ...

Michel Lawrence investigates the natural world in art, talking with artists and photographers about their source of inspiration. The eccentric English naturist artist John Wolseley laments the importance of recording the natural world in the face of global climate changes. The highly acclaimed architectural photographer John Gollings talks about beautifully disturbing visions of the aftermath of catastrophic bushfires, while the artists Leo Robba, Christine Wrest Smith and Deborah Williams all discuss their sometimes eccentric views of the natural world as seen through birds' nests, dogs and Blue Mountains gardens.

Australia's answer to the Buena Vista Social Club, this documentary tells the joyous and poignant story of an Aboriginal women's choir and their historic tour of Germany.

Australia's answer to the Buena Vista Social Club, this documentary tells the joyous and poignant story of an Aboriginal women's choir and their historic tour of Germany.

In Conversation with Virginia Trioli features revealing, in depth interviews with icons of the arts. Tonight, in the first of three weekly episodes, Trioli talks to Bryan Ferry.

In Conversation with Virginia Trioli features revealing, in depth interviews with icons of the arts. Tonight, in the first of three weekly episodes, Trioli talks to Bryan Ferry.

This two-part documentary series celebrates the 40th anniversary of iconic Australian music television program Countdown. Countdown influenced a generation and kick-started ...

This two-part documentary series celebrates the 40th anniversary of iconic Australian music television program Countdown. Countdown influenced a generation and kick-started the careers of some of the world's greatest musical artists. Host Julia Zemiro takes us on a journey of discovery with the story of Countdown. Backed by a stellar cast of stars and with original footage and music, this is a program which brings the music of the 70s and 80s alive.

After the success of Grease and Xanadu, Olivia contends with the birth of her daughter, a battle with breast cancer and the disappearance of her boyfriend - all playing out in ...

After the success of Grease and Xanadu, Olivia contends with the birth of her daughter, a battle with breast cancer and the disappearance of her boyfriend - all playing out in the eye of the media.

This two-part biopic takes you on a rich and colourful ride, charting Olivia's astonishing personal life and trailblazing persona through one of the world's toughest industries.

This two-part biopic takes you on a rich and colourful ride, charting Olivia's astonishing personal life and trailblazing persona through one of the world's toughest industries.

This electrifying musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950s where two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between ...

This electrifying musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950s where two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build towards tragedy.

From the acclaimed Preljocaj ballet, a contemporary romantic ballet, based on the Grimm brothers classic fairytale. Angelin Preljocaj's trademark modern choreography is ...

From the acclaimed Preljocaj ballet, a contemporary romantic ballet, based on the Grimm brothers classic fairytale. Angelin Preljocaj's trademark modern choreography is accompanied by fashion giant Jean Paul Gaultier's costumes and music by Gustav Mahler.

The struggles of staff and students at NAISDA, Australia's premier indigenous dance college. The cast is announced for The End of Year Show and rehearsals commence. Has the ...

The struggles of staff and students at NAISDA, Australia's premier indigenous dance college. The cast is announced for The End of Year Show and rehearsals commence. Has the college survived another year? Narrated by Stan Grant.

Four-part series documenting the struggles of the staff and students of NAISDA, Australia's premier Indigenous dance college, as they battle funding cuts. Narrated by Stan Grant.

Four-part series documenting the struggles of the staff and students of NAISDA, Australia's premier Indigenous dance college, as they battle funding cuts. Narrated by Stan Grant.

In August 1956, Elvis Presley started shooting his first feature film, Love Me Tender. At his side was his manager, Colonel Tom Parker and his just-hired secretary, Trude ...

In August 1956, Elvis Presley started shooting his first feature film, Love Me Tender. At his side was his manager, Colonel Tom Parker and his just-hired secretary, Trude Forsher from Vienna. Her son takes us through exclusive archive material, never before seen interviews with his mother, and her story of the breakthrough years of the King.

Kira, a beautiful Greek muse, incarnates herself on Earth to inspire a man named Sonny Malone to build a huge disco roller-rink.

Kira, a beautiful Greek muse, incarnates herself on Earth to inspire a man named Sonny Malone to build a huge disco roller-rink.

The writers head to one of the most coveted gigs on the summer calendar - the Roskilde Music Festival in Denmark. It's their first group assignment, but will they learn there ...

The writers head to one of the most coveted gigs on the summer calendar - the Roskilde Music Festival in Denmark. It's their first group assignment, but will they learn there is no 'I' in team?!

This is an intimate account of the challenges a group of young Indigenous performers face in the pursuit of their dreams, as the staff of their dance college battle to keep ...

This is an intimate account of the challenges a group of young Indigenous performers face in the pursuit of their dreams, as the staff of their dance college battle to keep the organisation from being closed down.

Russell is on a high, securing a big assignment to interview Lupe Fiasco but his world unravels when he asks a controversial question and is requested by the artist to be ...

Russell is on a high, securing a big assignment to interview Lupe Fiasco but his world unravels when he asks a controversial question and is requested by the artist to be removed from the assignment. His mentor is unimpressed by his new briefcase advising him to A) show up on time and B) finish an article.

The struggles of staff and students at NAISDA, Australia's premier indigenous dance college. Attendance is at an all-time low and staff morale at rock bottom as Robert shows a ...

The struggles of staff and students at NAISDA, Australia's premier indigenous dance college. Attendance is at an all-time low and staff morale at rock bottom as Robert shows a government entourage around. Narrated by Stan Grant.

Profiles the internationally acclaimed Indigenous didgeridoo player Mark Atkins. Randall follows Atkins from his busy rehearsal schedules in New York with major artists like ...

Profiles the internationally acclaimed Indigenous didgeridoo player Mark Atkins. Randall follows Atkins from his busy rehearsal schedules in New York with major artists like Phillip Glass, and back to his hometown Geraldton, in Yamaji Country, where he has been asked to perform as a special guest at the Yamaji Festival.

This portrait of a superstar is a masterful montage of Michael Jackson's music videos and fantasy-themed performances.

This portrait of a superstar is a masterful montage of Michael Jackson's music videos and fantasy-themed performances.

Aussie Peter Maiden confronts his lack of journalism experience head-on, discovering that writing is not all beer and skittles. Tika's hard work pays off with her article on ...

Aussie Peter Maiden confronts his lack of journalism experience head-on, discovering that writing is not all beer and skittles. Tika's hard work pays off with her article on The Roots getting published. One of the top contenders, Russell, reveals he is bi-polar and is beginning to be overwhelmed by the situation.

The 2013 NAIDOC Ball is hosted by Ernie Dingo and Narelda Jacobs with Casey Donovan and Mary G and will feature performances by hip-hop gorup Last Kinection and the amazing ...

The 2013 NAIDOC Ball is hosted by Ernie Dingo and Narelda Jacobs with Casey Donovan and Mary G and will feature performances by hip-hop gorup Last Kinection and the amazing Christine Anu.

Twenty-seven music students and eight dancers from schools around NSW come together to work with London Symphony Orchestra animateur Paul Rissman to recreate Prokofiev's Romeo ...

Twenty-seven music students and eight dancers from schools around NSW come together to work with London Symphony Orchestra animateur Paul Rissman to recreate Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet.

Mermaids, fairies and a vile villain named Captain Hook all intertwine in this adaptation of the Broadway musical centering on a playful boy who never wants to grow old.

Mermaids, fairies and a vile villain named Captain Hook all intertwine in this adaptation of the Broadway musical centering on a playful boy who never wants to grow old.

Family entertainment with Michael McIntyre, featuring music from Katherine Jenkins and a performance from mind magician Colin Cloud. A florist gets the surprise of her life ...

Family entertainment with Michael McIntyre, featuring music from Katherine Jenkins and a performance from mind magician Colin Cloud. A florist gets the surprise of her life when she becomes the unexpected star of the show, and former Welsh international footballer Robbie Savage hands over his phone for another celebrity edition of Send to All.

Myf Warhurst's Nice is a six-part series that will take viewers on a cultural crusade to explore some of Myf's favourite things from her youth in music, food, fashion, ...

Myf Warhurst's Nice is a six-part series that will take viewers on a cultural crusade to explore some of Myf's favourite things from her youth in music, food, fashion, photography, art and design. It's a show that embraces cultural icons of the past and takes a closer look at what surrounded us - the stuff you'd find in your own living room rather than in a gallery or museum. It's a celebration of all the things that are just, well... 'nice'.

Ballet Russes
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Ballet Russes

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  August 21, 2011
This documentary tells the story of the Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo, revealing the power games, rivalries and tribulations that marked its turbulent history.

This documentary tells the story of the Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo, revealing the power games, rivalries and tribulations that marked its turbulent history.

Examines the epic Indigenous production I Am Eora, which had its world premiere at Sydney Festival 2012. Go behind the scenes at Carriageworks as director Wesley Enoch and his ...

Examines the epic Indigenous production I Am Eora, which had its world premiere at Sydney Festival 2012. Go behind the scenes at Carriageworks as director Wesley Enoch and his cast bring three legendary stories to life.

Guerilla filmmakers Douglas Bridgeman and Jamie Catto venture this time to Mali, Hawaii, Mexico, Iceland and Los Angeles to find truth and musical harmony. The theme for this ...

Guerilla filmmakers Douglas Bridgeman and Jamie Catto venture this time to Mali, Hawaii, Mexico, Iceland and Los Angeles to find truth and musical harmony. The theme for this episode is wounded, how hurts inflicted on us as children shape our behaviour as adults and the amazing power memories have over us.

This Manikay is sung traditionally by Djambarrpunu Clan. Milkarri is a sorrow Manikay (songline), is sung by women from this clan to cry about a longing for Ngurruyurrtjurr ...

This Manikay is sung traditionally by Djambarrpunu Clan. Milkarri is a sorrow Manikay (songline), is sung by women from this clan to cry about a longing for Ngurruyurrtjurr (homeland/clan).

Tjawa Tjawa Songline follows a group of women in search of husbands, travelling from Roebourne all the way to Kiwikurra in the Great Sandy Desert to the south of Balgo. This ...

Tjawa Tjawa Songline follows a group of women in search of husbands, travelling from Roebourne all the way to Kiwikurra in the Great Sandy Desert to the south of Balgo. This is a long journey with many stories about how the women came to their end, only to come alive again and continue to travel the lands. Follow the conversation on twitter: #NITV

For close to 200 years, one carol has occupied the heart of Christmas celebrations across the world. Join renowned actor Simon Callow as he uncovers the moving origins of ...

For close to 200 years, one carol has occupied the heart of Christmas celebrations across the world. Join renowned actor Simon Callow as he uncovers the moving origins of 'Silent Night', visiting the city where the famed carol had its origins.

As a teenager, Myf's mum wouldn't allow her to partake in the biggest fashion trend gripping her peers - a perm. Looking back, Myf now realises her mum might have had a point, ...

As a teenager, Myf's mum wouldn't allow her to partake in the biggest fashion trend gripping her peers - a perm. Looking back, Myf now realises her mum might have had a point, but at the time Myf thought it was 'nice'.

Growing up in a small country town, Myf thought dinner at the local Chinese restaurant was the most exotic culinary experience possible. With hindsight she realises a lot of ...

Growing up in a small country town, Myf thought dinner at the local Chinese restaurant was the most exotic culinary experience possible. With hindsight she realises a lot of our earlier food experiences weren't exactly authentic - but they were... 'nice'.

A poignant and emotional time capsule of humanity at its most inspirational, told over seven episodes by two guerrilla filmmakers, Duncan Bridgeman and Jamie Catto as they ...

A poignant and emotional time capsule of humanity at its most inspirational, told over seven episodes by two guerrilla filmmakers, Duncan Bridgeman and Jamie Catto as they travel the world. The pair, armed only with a laptop and video camera, gather the thoughts and work of the world's musicians, thinkers and diverse multi-cultural characters in seven different themes, and combine their musical collaborations and soul-searching conversations with stunning imagery.

From the anti-Vietnam protests up to the struggle for civil rights, and Yoko Ono and John Lennon's Bed Peace. The resistance of Britain's music establishment against the ...

From the anti-Vietnam protests up to the struggle for civil rights, and Yoko Ono and John Lennon's Bed Peace. The resistance of Britain's music establishment against the Falkland war, and pop culture's reaction on the War on Terror. This documentary tells the story of the pacifistic inflections in western pop culture. Exclusive interviews and music by various artists including Pink, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and many more.

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.

Family entertainment with Michael McIntyre, featuring music from Rod Stewart and James Morrison, comedy from Romesh Ranganathan and a performance by show-stopping Spanish ...

Family entertainment with Michael McIntyre, featuring music from Rod Stewart and James Morrison, comedy from Romesh Ranganathan and a performance by show-stopping Spanish dancing brothers Los Vivancos. Plus, one unsuspecting member of the public gets the surprise of their life when they become the unexpected star of the show, and Dragons' Den investor Peter Jones hands over his phone for another celebrity edition of Send to All.

Family entertainment with Michael McIntyre, featuring music from Years and Years, comedy from Rob Beckett and a performance by the world-famous Cirque du Soleil. Plus a ...

Family entertainment with Michael McIntyre, featuring music from Years and Years, comedy from Rob Beckett and a performance by the world-famous Cirque du Soleil. Plus a handyman gets the surprise of his life when he becomes the unexpected star of the show, and Strictly Come Dancing star Bruno Tonioli hands over his phone for another celebrity edition of Send to All.

Most of us have a family portrait - a moment in time frozen forever staring down at you from your parents' wall. And even though they're invariably dated and often awkward - ...

Most of us have a family portrait - a moment in time frozen forever staring down at you from your parents' wall. And even though they're invariably dated and often awkward - there's still something... 'nice' about them.

Myf's parents were both art teachers and as a result, she grew up surrounded by art. Myf loved it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly - she thought it was all 'nice'. In Nice ...

Myf's parents were both art teachers and as a result, she grew up surrounded by art. Myf loved it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly - she thought it was all 'nice'. In Nice and Arty, Myf looks at the kitsch and popular art of her childhood and questions why she, and many others, are still drawn to it.

For the first time, Mel Brooks agrees to tell his life story. From his early days in the army, then as a sketch writer and a subsequent sixty years in the entertainment ...

For the first time, Mel Brooks agrees to tell his life story. From his early days in the army, then as a sketch writer and a subsequent sixty years in the entertainment industry. From Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein through to the Broadway musical version of The Producers, Brooks, in his inimitable style, offers up anecdotes galore and advice on how to survive the slings and arrows of critics and interviewers.

In the final episode of the series, Myf looks at that hallowed place where all the 'nice' stuff lives - the 'Good Room'. Myf talks 'Good Rooms' with everyone from Pete Smith - ...

In the final episode of the series, Myf looks at that hallowed place where all the 'nice' stuff lives - the 'Good Room'. Myf talks 'Good Rooms' with everyone from Pete Smith - face of Copperart, to host of Bargain Hunt, Tim Wonnacott in a bid to understand why we collect the stuff we do. Myf queries if this room, full of seemingly meaningless objects actually has more significance than we might think.

We find art in the commonplace items we take for granted. This special explores some of the most interesting designers at work today covering furniture, interior design, ...

We find art in the commonplace items we take for granted. This special explores some of the most interesting designers at work today covering furniture, interior design, household items and even cutting edge sneakers.

In the midst of the Cold War, the Vietnam War triggered an international wave of protest. This two-part documentary shows what peace struggle has to do with Pop.

In the midst of the Cold War, the Vietnam War triggered an international wave of protest. This two-part documentary shows what peace struggle has to do with Pop.

Family entertainment with Michael McIntyre, featuring music from rock legend Bryan Adams and superstar Jess Glynne, comedy from Josh Widdicombe and a jaw-dropping British ...

Family entertainment with Michael McIntyre, featuring music from rock legend Bryan Adams and superstar Jess Glynne, comedy from Josh Widdicombe and a jaw-dropping British television debut from Canadian acrobatic duo Chilly and Fly. Plus, one unsuspecting member of the public gets the surprise of their life when they become the unexpected star of the show, and Irish pop star Ronan Keating hands over his phone for another celebrity edition of Send to All.

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.
Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection. (ACAMUM080, ACAMUM084, ACAMUM088, VCAMUR020, VCAMUR024, VCAMUR028, VCAMUR032)
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