Blue
1:51:21

Blue

SBS2 November 15, 2015

Asia and Australia

Media arts

Music

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This Bollywood quest to the bottom of the ocean features a stunning performance by Australia's own singing sensation Kylie Minogue. Sameer flees to the Bahamas to hide with ...

This Bollywood quest to the bottom of the ocean features a stunning performance by Australia's own singing sensation Kylie Minogue. Sameer flees to the Bahamas to hide with his brother, after he gets in debt with the intimidating criminal Gulshan. After Gulshan finds them in the Bahamas and kidnaps Sameer's brother's girlfriend, the two brothers are forced to go on an expedition to the depths of the sea in search of a sunken treasure that will help them pay the ransom.

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth
49:54

Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth

Episode 1 SBS January 25, 2017

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Chinese New Year is one of the biggest events on the planet, and every year a sixth of the world's population travels home to celebrate with their families. Based in the heart ...

Chinese New Year is one of the biggest events on the planet, and every year a sixth of the world's population travels home to celebrate with their families. Based in the heart of Beijing, Kate Humble, Jing Lusi and Ant Anstead offer a front-seat view of one of the most spectacular events on earth. In this episode, the trio follow the weeks leading up to New Year at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, an extraordinary sub-zero celebration in China's far north east.

Cinema Asia
51:01

Cinema Asia: Korea

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 February 10, 2012

Media arts

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Since the late 1990s, South Korea's film industry has undergone an amazing transformation. A new generation of Korean filmmakers has revitalised the industry and their movies ...

Since the late 1990s, South Korea's film industry has undergone an amazing transformation. A new generation of Korean filmmakers has revitalised the industry and their movies have made a powerful impact worldwide. This program tells the story behind this renaissance though clips of some of the successful movies and interviews with the directors and actors who made them.

Cinema Asia
51:03

Cinema Asia: Taiwan

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 February 17, 2012

Media arts

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Once a major producer of Asia's films, Taiwan is now struggling with the increasing competition from its neighbours, in particular, mainland China. Can Taiwanese films ...

Once a major producer of Asia's films, Taiwan is now struggling with the increasing competition from its neighbours, in particular, mainland China. Can Taiwanese films continue to exist as a separate entity, or will mainland, Taiwanese and Hong Kong cinemas grow together into a super pan-Chinese cinema that rules the world?

Daughter From Danang
1:21:24

Daughter From Danang

ABC2 July 29, 2012

Asia and Australia

Modern history

Personal and social capability

Intercultural Understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A riveting and moving film about longing and the personal legacy of war. In 1975, when the Vietnam War was ending, seven-year-old Heidi Bub (aka Mai Thi Hiep) was one of the ...

A riveting and moving film about longing and the personal legacy of war. In 1975, when the Vietnam War was ending, seven-year-old Heidi Bub (aka Mai Thi Hiep) was one of the thousands of Amerasian chlldren brought to the US. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

Dumb, Drunk And Racist
29:05

Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC2 July 4, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
In episode 3, journalist Joe Hildebrand takes Amer, Radhika, Gurmeet and Mahima to what the Indian media claim is the most dangerous city in Australia - Melbourne. Although ...

In episode 3, journalist Joe Hildebrand takes Amer, Radhika, Gurmeet and Mahima to what the Indian media claim is the most dangerous city in Australia - Melbourne. Although many Australians think of Melbourne as our most liveable city, for Indians it's infamous for attacks on Indian students. In fact, education adviser Radhika tells students not to risk studying in Australia at all.

Dumb, Drunk And Racist
30:33

Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC2 July 11, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
In episode 4, the crew looks at how Australia treats its Indigenous population and the often volatile relationship between black and white. Joe, Amer, Radhika, Gurmeet and ...

In episode 4, the crew looks at how Australia treats its Indigenous population and the often volatile relationship between black and white. Joe, Amer, Radhika, Gurmeet and Mahima start at the place Indigenous people first came into contact with white people, Sydney's Botany Bay. It's a good step-off point... leaving the Indians wondering what state the relationship is in after 200 years of white settlement.

Dumb, Drunk And Racist
29:28

Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC2 July 18, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Joe gives the Indians a crash course in what constitutes an average Aussie - are we bushies, bogans or battlers? Why do we celebrate our larrikins but hide our laureates? In ...

Joe gives the Indians a crash course in what constitutes an average Aussie - are we bushies, bogans or battlers? Why do we celebrate our larrikins but hide our laureates? In episode 5, the crew aims to discover the truth behind these stereotypes. Starting off in the bush, Joe takes the Indians to the Allora Show to experience country life at its best: cakes, pumpkins, dodgem cars and rodeos.

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means
53:58

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means: Australia

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS January 11, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
In this travel show with a difference, Charley Boorman attempts to travel north from Sydney up the Pacific Rim to Tokyo, using only local forms of transport. Tonight, Charley ...

In this travel show with a difference, Charley Boorman attempts to travel north from Sydney up the Pacific Rim to Tokyo, using only local forms of transport. Tonight, Charley heads up the east coast of Australia with a huge biker convoy in tow. Along the way he meets unique characters, travels in a replica Spitfire, tries his hand at cattle mustering, and even gets bitten by a snake.

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means
53:59

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means: Papua New Guinea

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 18, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
On his way from Sydney up the Pacific Rim to Tokyo, Charley Boorman arrives in Papua New Guinea. There, he goes dirt biking with a group of locals on a previously unridden and ...

On his way from Sydney up the Pacific Rim to Tokyo, Charley Boorman arrives in Papua New Guinea. There, he goes dirt biking with a group of locals on a previously unridden and dangerous route. Aware that this country has one of the worst reputations in the southern hemisphere for hostility, Charley has to keep his wits about him.

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means
54:14

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means: Indonesia

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS January 25, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Crushed by the disappointment of not being able to get into West Papua on foot, Charley Boorman is forced to take a series of commercial flights in order to resume his journey ...

Crushed by the disappointment of not being able to get into West Papua on foot, Charley Boorman is forced to take a series of commercial flights in order to resume his journey north to Tokyo. Picking up his route in Indonesia, Charley is excited about a new country and a new adventure ahead.

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means
53:58

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means: The Philippines

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS February 1, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Charley is reeling from the disappointment of having to catch a commercial flight in order to reach the Philippines. He touches down on the island of Manado and embarks on an ...

Charley is reeling from the disappointment of having to catch a commercial flight in order to reach the Philippines. He touches down on the island of Manado and embarks on an epic journey across the Philippine Archipelago.

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means
53:59

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means: Taiwan

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS February 8, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Starting in the city of Kaohsiung on the south-west corner of the island of Taiwan, Charley stops at the country's largest Buddhist monastery, Fo Guang Shan. Then he heads ...

Starting in the city of Kaohsiung on the south-west corner of the island of Taiwan, Charley stops at the country's largest Buddhist monastery, Fo Guang Shan. Then he heads north on board the Taiwanese high-speed rail train into the Alishan Mountains where he visits award-winning tea farmer Hsiu-Mei.

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means
53:59

From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means: Japan

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS February 15, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Finally arriving on Japanese soil, Charley heads straight for the Naha naval base to learn more about the battle of Okinawa. His great love of motorbikes continues when he ...

Finally arriving on Japanese soil, Charley heads straight for the Naha naval base to learn more about the battle of Okinawa. His great love of motorbikes continues when he visits the workshops of a custom-built bikes company.

Halfworlds
30:14

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 September 24, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Desperate for some answers and convinced that she will find them, Sarah heads to the house of a friend who was murdered a few days ago and whom she always gifted drawings in ...

Desperate for some answers and convinced that she will find them, Sarah heads to the house of a friend who was murdered a few days ago and whom she always gifted drawings in exchange for food. It is at his house that she meets the mysterious Detective Gusti, who recognises some of the characters in her artwork. Meanwhile in the Demit world, major events are starting to unfold as The Gift draws closer and the search for the parchments continue. Gusti who is aware of the half world informs his boss Juragan of Sarah's existence. The unrest in Sarah's heart grows as the day goes by and she suspects that she is being followed.

Halfworlds
30:35

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 October 1, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
After being attacked at a cafe, both Sarah and Pinung are still shaken and find themselves face to face with Detective Gusti once again. Little does Sarah know that he is ...

After being attacked at a cafe, both Sarah and Pinung are still shaken and find themselves face to face with Detective Gusti once again. Little does Sarah know that he is keeping tabs for Juragan and is keeping him updated on Sarah's whereabouts. Gusti advises her not to dig any deeper as she might find herself in more trouble than she can handle.

Halfworlds
30:08

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 October 8, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A badly wounded Barata finds his way to Sarah's loft after being attacked by Tony and Ros, and she demands that he tell her the truth once and for all. Meanwhile, Coki has his ...

A badly wounded Barata finds his way to Sarah's loft after being attacked by Tony and Ros, and she demands that he tell her the truth once and for all. Meanwhile, Coki has his first encounter with a Demit, and she is none other than Nadia. Still shaken, he visits Pinung with questions of his own. Oblivious about the half world, jealousy brews within him and he becomes increasingly frustrated with Sarah's secretive behaviour.

Halfworlds
30:16

Halfworlds

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS2 October 22, 2016

Media arts

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
It is just days before The Gift, and the Demit world is in a frenzy over who will receive it. The most eager of them all being Tony and Ros, who will stop at nothing to get ...

It is just days before The Gift, and the Demit world is in a frenzy over who will receive it. The most eager of them all being Tony and Ros, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. No one is spared from their wrath, not even the Demit Elders. Sarah finally gets the answers she has been looking for but her relationship with her boyfriend Coki is in trouble.