Ondine
1:43:05

Ondine

ABC2 August 8, 2010

Dance

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Ondine is a three-act ballet originally created for The Royal Ballet by the choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton and composer Hans Werner Henze in 1958. In 1958 and through ...

Ondine is a three-act ballet originally created for The Royal Ballet by the choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton and composer Hans Werner Henze in 1958. In 1958 and through until 1966, Margot Fonteyn performed the star role of the water nymph Ondine. This 50th anniversary revival by The Royal Ballet and performed at the Royal Opera House brings new stars to the stage with Miyako Yoshida as Ondine and Edward Watson as the young mortal Palemon.

Ponyo
1:42:25

Ponyo

SBS January 1, 2012

Media arts

Visual arts

Personal and social capability

F
1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This animated adventure, from acclaimed anime master Hayao Miyazaki, centres on five-year-old Sosuke and his friendship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become ...

This animated adventure, from acclaimed anime master Hayao Miyazaki, centres on five-year-old Sosuke and his friendship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become human. When a powerful magic threatens to destroy the world, the two friends embark on the adventure of a lifetime to save the planet. In English. From Studio Ghibli.

High Society
1:42:25

High Society

Foxtel Arts April 30, 2017

Media arts

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Heiress Tracy Lord is engaged to one man, attracted to another and in love again with her ex-husband! (Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra)

Heiress Tracy Lord is engaged to one man, attracted to another and in love again with her ex-husband! (Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra)

In Search Of Haydn
1:41:44

In Search Of Haydn

SBS August 25, 2012

Music

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Joseph Haydn (1723-1809) was one of the greatest musical innovators. His close friend Mozart, and his student Beethoven greatly revered him yet today in concert halls he is ...

Joseph Haydn (1723-1809) was one of the greatest musical innovators. His close friend Mozart, and his student Beethoven greatly revered him yet today in concert halls he is often overshadowed in favour of his younger contemporaries. By speaking to the greatest living exponents of Haydn's music, Phil Grabsky's film readdresses the balance and sheds light on the master and his work.

Anything Goes
1:41:44

Anything Goes

Fox Classics August 20, 2017

Dance

Drama

Media arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Benson and Ted Adams are to appear in a Broadway show together and, while in Paris, each 'discovers' the perfect leading lady, but neglects to tell the other until the ...

Bill Benson and Ted Adams are to appear in a Broadway show together and, while in Paris, each 'discovers' the perfect leading lady, but neglects to tell the other until the trip home - with their leading ladies.

Nureyev's Don Quixote
1:41:39

Nureyev's Don Quixote

ABC October 30, 2014

Dance

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Starring Rudolf Nureyev and Sir Robert Helpmann this ballet is considered one of Australia's greatest artistic achievements - originally filmed in an Essendon airport hangar ...

Starring Rudolf Nureyev and Sir Robert Helpmann this ballet is considered one of Australia's greatest artistic achievements - originally filmed in an Essendon airport hangar Melbourne in 1973, in 40 degree heat over 25 days.

Kamchatka
1:41:37

Kamchatka

SBS September 17, 2015

Media arts

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Argentina's official submission for the 2002 Academy Awards tells the story of an Argentinean family's struggle during the violent political coup of 1976. It is told through ...

Argentina's official submission for the 2002 Academy Awards tells the story of an Argentinean family's struggle during the violent political coup of 1976. It is told through the eyes of ten-year-old Harry, whose family is forced into exile in order to start a new life and to protect themselves from the authorities.

Not One Less
1:41:24

Not One Less

SBS2 February 17, 2015

Media arts

Languages

English

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Set in a remote Chinese village during the 1990s, 13-year-old Wei is left in charge of her class when the teacher must leave for a month. Wei is told by the mayor not to lose ...

Set in a remote Chinese village during the 1990s, 13-year-old Wei is left in charge of her class when the teacher must leave for a month. Wei is told by the mayor not to lose any students. But within days, one of the boys takes off in search of work in the city, and Wei is forced to go looking for him. Original title: Yi Ge Dou Bu Neng Shao. In Mandarin.

Jungle Book
1:41:20

Jungle Book

SBS World Movies October 5, 2019

English

Literature

Media arts

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A baby is brought up in the jungle by a wolf pack. Mowgli is content with his animal friends, until one day he stumbles upon a village and is captured. One of the women ...

A baby is brought up in the jungle by a wolf pack. Mowgli is content with his animal friends, until one day he stumbles upon a village and is captured. One of the women recognises him as her lost son, and there he also meets and falls in love with a young girl, Mahala. After killing his rival, Shere Kahn the tiger, he returns with its skin as a trophy, at which point the villagers believe he is a demon and cast him out. Back in the jungle once more, he is determined to see his mother and be loved again. Alternative title: Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book.

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
1:41:16

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Seven September 1, 2018

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The good Sisters of St Catherine are up to their rosaries in trouble when the hell-raising students of St Francis spur spurn their attempts to be disciplined. But the nuns' ...

The good Sisters of St Catherine are up to their rosaries in trouble when the hell-raising students of St Francis spur spurn their attempts to be disciplined. But the nuns' prayers are answered when they lure Doloris away from her thriving Las Vegas career to go undercover as Sister Mary Clarence, the school's new music teacher. Doloris is once again dodgin' dogma and rockin' religion as she converts her holy terrors into a hip-hop gospel choir that's ready to take its act on the road.

Cinderella
1:41:05

Cinderella

Disney Movies August 20, 2016

Media arts

Literature

English

F
1-2
3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's ...

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

Adam's Rib
1:41:03

Adam's Rib

TCM November 27, 2014

Media arts

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn sparkle in this sophisticated battle-of-the-sexes comedy as husband-and-wife lawyers who take opposite sides in a high-profile murder case.

Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn sparkle in this sophisticated battle-of-the-sexes comedy as husband-and-wife lawyers who take opposite sides in a high-profile murder case.

Sing
1:40:58

Sing

Family October 6, 2017

Media arts

Drama

Music

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Buster Moon is a dapper koala who presides over a once grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist - okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel - who ...

Buster Moon is a dapper koala who presides over a once grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist - okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel - who loves his theatre above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition.

Discovery Atlas
1:40:54

Discovery Atlas: Italy Revealed

7two September 1, 2010

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Italy is a place of spectacular contrasts: a land stretching from the snow-capped peaks of the Alps to the sun-baked semi-desert of Sicily. It's a nation with a 2000-year ...

Italy is a place of spectacular contrasts: a land stretching from the snow-capped peaks of the Alps to the sun-baked semi-desert of Sicily. It's a nation with a 2000-year history that only became united in its present form a century ago. A country torn between its ancient Catholic traditions and the breathtaking pace of change that marks the 21st century. This documentary special takes the viewer on a journey through the heart of Italy.

Rio Grande
1:40:40

Rio Grande

Fox Classics July 18, 2017

Media arts

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who's a risk-taking recruit and his wife from whom he has been separated for many ...

A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who's a risk-taking recruit and his wife from whom he has been separated for many years. John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara star in this classic western.

Mad Hot Ballroom
1:40:37

Mad Hot Ballroom

ABC January 23, 2011

Dance

English

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Follows fifth graders from three NYC public schools as they train and compete for a dance competition trophy.

Follows fifth graders from three NYC public schools as they train and compete for a dance competition trophy.

Buena Vista Social Club
1:40:31

Buena Vista Social Club

SBS2 January 1, 2011

Music

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
From acclaimed director, Wim Wenders, comes this extraordinary documentary about a group of Cuban musicians known as Los Superablos or, The Super Grandfathers. In 1996, Ry ...

From acclaimed director, Wim Wenders, comes this extraordinary documentary about a group of Cuban musicians known as Los Superablos or, The Super Grandfathers. In 1996, Ry Cooder gathered together some of the greatest names in the history of Cuban music to collaborate on what became the best selling and Grammy winning album, Buena Vista Social Club. Inspired by these colourful characters and their extraordinary music, Wenders' film follows the musicians from Havana to Amsterdam and finally to Carnegie Hall in New York.

The Dove
1:40:16

The Dove

Nine March 5, 2017

Personal and social capability

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The true story of 16-year-old Robin Lee Graham, who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named The Dove.

The true story of 16-year-old Robin Lee Graham, who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named The Dove.