Nash develops an idea for his thesis
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Nash develops an idea for his thesis

Clip from A Beautiful Mind

Media arts

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11-12
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Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Controlling the news and voting
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Controlling the news and voting

Clip from Wag the Dog

Media arts

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12+
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The Hollywood team members discuss whether they vote or not. Voting is not compulsory in the United States. Do you think voting in Australia should be voluntary? Why? Why not? ...

The Hollywood team members discuss whether they vote or not. Voting is not compulsory in the United States. Do you think voting in Australia should be voluntary? Why? Why not? The President's advisors are happy the scandal is not on the front pages of the newspapers, would it be more difficult to hide a story in this day in age of social media?

War and show business
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War and show business

Clip from Wag the Dog

Media arts

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12+
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The President's advisor (Robert De Niro) puts it to a Hollywood director (Dustin Hoffman) that 'War is showbiz'. He reels off slogans and images from the past 50 years of war. ...

The President's advisor (Robert De Niro) puts it to a Hollywood director (Dustin Hoffman) that 'War is showbiz'. He reels off slogans and images from the past 50 years of war. Does he have a point? Do people remember images and catchy slogans more than cold hard facts?

Mob Mentality in Wag the Dog
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Mob Mentality in Wag the Dog

Clip from Wag the Dog

Media arts

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12+
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After a fictitious story is created about a soldier called 'Schuman' being captured in the fake war in Albania. The producers start a trend of throwing shoes as a show of ...

After a fictitious story is created about a soldier called 'Schuman' being captured in the fake war in Albania. The producers start a trend of throwing shoes as a show of support. How is this an example of mob mentality? Can you think of other examples in mob mentality either from your own experience or in popular culture or days gone by?

The Weekly with Charlie Pickering: Greece (01/07/2015)
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The Weekly with Charlie Pickering: Greece (01/07/2015)

Clip from The Weekly with Charlie Pickering

News and current affairs

9-10
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This video has closed captioning
*Coarse Language* Presented by Charlie Pickering along with Tom Gleeson and Kitty Flanagan, The Weekly is a half-hour news co

*Coarse Language* Presented by Charlie Pickering along with Tom Gleeson and Kitty Flanagan, The Weekly is a half-hour news co

Effect of Chris' disappearance on family
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Effect of Chris' disappearance on family

Clip from Into the Wild

Media arts

11-12
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Chris' sister describes the loss experienced by their family as a result of her brother going missing.

Chris' sister describes the loss experienced by their family as a result of her brother going missing.

Chris decides to return home but is trapped
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Chris decides to return home but is trapped

Clip from Into the Wild

Media arts

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After coming to the conclusion that a fulfilling life is one that's shared, Chris realises he is trapped in the wilderness.

After coming to the conclusion that a fulfilling life is one that's shared, Chris realises he is trapped in the wilderness.

Franz and Chris discuss meaning of life
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Franz and Chris discuss meaning of life

Clip from Into the Wild

Media arts

11-12
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Chris lectures retiree Franz on how he should challenge himself, and senior tells his young friend the value of forgiveness and love.

Chris lectures retiree Franz on how he should challenge himself, and senior tells his young friend the value of forgiveness and love.

Chris observes both poverty and wealth in city
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Chris observes both poverty and wealth in city

Clip from Into the Wild

Media arts

11-12
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On his journey across the US, Chris passes through a city and observes the contrast between the haves and the have nots living so closely together.

On his journey across the US, Chris passes through a city and observes the contrast between the haves and the have nots living so closely together.

Chris rejects parents' graduation gift offer
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Chris rejects parents' graduation gift offer

Clip from Into the Wild

Media arts

11-12
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As the McCandlesses meets for dinner, Chris is unimpressed with his parents' offer of a new car as a graduation gift, offended by the consumerism.

As the McCandlesses meets for dinner, Chris is unimpressed with his parents' offer of a new car as a graduation gift, offended by the consumerism.

Flashback of domestic violence
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Flashback of domestic violence

Clip from Into the Wild

Media arts

11-12
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As Chris' sister notes her brother's issues with their parents, a flashback depicts the arguments and violence that characterised their home life.

As Chris' sister notes her brother's issues with their parents, a flashback depicts the arguments and violence that characterised their home life.

Woman with auditory hallucinations
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Woman with auditory hallucinations

Clip from Changing Minds: The Inside Story

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Dr Mark Cross consults with 20yearold woman who is hearing voices.

Dr Mark Cross consults with 20yearold woman who is hearing voices.

Mental illness treatment and family support
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Mental illness treatment and family support

Clip from Changing Minds: The Inside Story

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Parents visit adult children at a mental health unit where they discuss their treatment and hopes for the future.

Parents visit adult children at a mental health unit where they discuss their treatment and hopes for the future.

Darryl attempts to fight the eviction
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Darryl attempts to fight the eviction

Clip from The Castle

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Darryl decides to fight the decision to evict the family from their home.

Darryl decides to fight the decision to evict the family from their home.

Lawrence takes the Kerrigans case to High Court
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Lawrence takes the Kerrigans case to High Court

Clip from The Castle

Media arts

11-12
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Lawrence argues that the Kerrigans should be better compensated for the compulsory acquisition of their property, saying that the home was more than just bricks and mortar.

Lawrence argues that the Kerrigans should be better compensated for the compulsory acquisition of their property, saying that the home was more than just bricks and mortar.

Mabo, the vibe, land rights and the Constitution
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Mabo, the vibe, land rights and the Constitution

Clip from The Castle

Ethical Understanding

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Banding together, Darryl, Farouk, Jack and Yvonne move ahead with the David and Goliath case. At court, Dennis struggles to articulate his argument, calling on a broader, ...

Banding together, Darryl, Farouk, Jack and Yvonne move ahead with the David and Goliath case. At court, Dennis struggles to articulate his argument, calling on a broader, ethical understanding of justice, the Constitution and the historical Mabo v Queensland (1992) native title case. Outside, Darryl meets retired barrister Lawrence Hammill and they chat having pride in their children, and the case. Back in court, Darryl discovers they lost. With a heavy heart, Darryl must inform his friends.

Serenity, Bonnie Doon, air travel and family holidays
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Serenity, Bonnie Doon, air travel and family holidays

Clip from The Castle

Ethical Understanding

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Con and Tracey, returning from their honeymoon in Thailand, are collected at the airport. Back home, Con and Tracey recount all the fascinating aspects of the flight and the ...

Con and Tracey, returning from their honeymoon in Thailand, are collected at the airport. Back home, Con and Tracey recount all the fascinating aspects of the flight and the airline, and give out gifts from Thailand. The Kerrigans leave for Bonnie Doon the next day. While the boys go fishing, Tracey does Sal's hair and they chat about children, careers and changing times. That afternoon, Darryl admires his family, the Bonnie Doon's "serenity", and the smell of a two-stroke engine.

Individual rights and the law
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Individual rights and the law

Clip from The Castle

Ethical Understanding

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The Kerrigans receive a notice of "compulsory acquisition" of their family home. They soon discover that their elderly neighbours Farouk, a recent migrant from Lebanon, and ...

The Kerrigans receive a notice of "compulsory acquisition" of their family home. They soon discover that their elderly neighbours Farouk, a recent migrant from Lebanon, and Jack are being evicted too. Seeking explanation at the local council, Darryl argues that "compensation" isn't the question and decides to fight the eviction head on. Darryl turns to Dennis Denuto, an incompetent but friendly lawyer who has worked with the family previously. At home, Darryl continues to celebrate family achiev