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The Man Who Jumped
52:53

The Man Who Jumped

SBS  |  January 24, 2012
Lennon Naked
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Lennon Naked

ABC  |  December 5, 2010
Thirty years after the death of John Lennon, Christopher Eccleston stars as the enigmatic musician in a defining period of his life - a time of disillusion, self-destruction, ...

Thirty years after the death of John Lennon, Christopher Eccleston stars as the enigmatic musician in a defining period of his life - a time of disillusion, self-destruction, transformation and ultimately, hope. John Lennon is one of the most enduring figures in musical and cultural history. One quarter of 'The Fab Four', peace activist, visual artist and author, he was a man whose personal life was characterised by drama, intrigue and eventually, conspiracy.

The Making Of 'I Was Only 19'
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The Making Of 'I Was Only 19'

ABC2  |  April 18, 2010
In mid-January 2006 The Herd, an independent Australian hip-hop group approached Broken Yellow, a small Sydney-based production company, to start work on the music video for I ...

In mid-January 2006 The Herd, an independent Australian hip-hop group approached Broken Yellow, a small Sydney-based production company, to start work on the music video for I Was Only 19. The song is a cover of the Redgum version which was a Vietnam War anthem. The music video is set in the Vietnam jungle and attempts to illustrate the daily struggles of a Vietnam veteran in the aftermath of the war. The music video forms a moving tribute not only to the song but also to the Vietnam veterans and their message.

Cutting Edge
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Cutting Edge: Wikisecrets

SBS  |  September 13, 2011
It was the biggest intelligence breach in the history of the United States - the leaking of more than half a million classified documents on the WikiLeaks website throughout ...

It was the biggest intelligence breach in the history of the United States - the leaking of more than half a million classified documents on the WikiLeaks website throughout 2010. At the centre of this controversy was Bradley Manning, the army intelligence analyst who has been charged with handing them over. WikiSecrets is the inside story of Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the leak that captured the attention of the world.

Cutting Edge
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Cutting Edge: 9/11 - The Day That Changed The World

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  September 6, 2011
September 11, 2001 began like any other day in New York. When the first plane flew into the World Trade Centre, people across the world shared with America the horror of this ...

September 11, 2001 began like any other day in New York. When the first plane flew into the World Trade Centre, people across the world shared with America the horror of this unfolding terrorist attack that would one day change the world. Using archive and interview, this documentary shows how events unfurled on board Air Force One, in the offices, the bunkers and the military headquarters as the President, advisers, security services and the military tried to piece together what was happening.

Paper Birds
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Paper Birds

SBS VICELAND  |  November 15, 2017
Set in the Spanish Civil War, a musician is left with nothing after he loses his wife and child to a Madrid bombing. Years later he is reunited with his old partner, a ...

Set in the Spanish Civil War, a musician is left with nothing after he loses his wife and child to a Madrid bombing. Years later he is reunited with his old partner, a ventriloquist, and they decide to take a plucky young orphan under their wing. The three make up an unlikely vaudeville family of lost souls, struggling to get through one day at a time. Their only escape from the misery around them is their music and performance. Original title: Pajaros de Papel

Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes
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Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes

National Geographic  |  August 23, 2016
Thirty years after it happened, take a look back at the compelling story of Space Shuttle Challenger's ill-fated 1986 flight with recently discovered lost tapes and rare footage.

Thirty years after it happened, take a look back at the compelling story of Space Shuttle Challenger's ill-fated 1986 flight with recently discovered lost tapes and rare footage.

Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography Of Bob Gruen
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Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography Of Bob Gruen: Picturing Punk

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  July 30, 2013
Bob Gruen has captured fifty years of music as the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer. In this landmark documentary, Grammy award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores ...

Bob Gruen has captured fifty years of music as the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer. In this landmark documentary, Grammy award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores Bob's life as well as his iconic work.

War Horse
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War Horse

Seven  |  April 24, 2015
Set during World War I is a story about a remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him.

Set during World War I is a story about a remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him.

Heavy Water War
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Heavy Water War

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  March 22, 2016
Freshman's two glider planes crash violently into the Norwegian mountains. It is revealed that their target was Rjukan. In this episode: the Americans insist on bombing the ...

Freshman's two glider planes crash violently into the Norwegian mountains. It is revealed that their target was Rjukan. In this episode: the Americans insist on bombing the factory; Heisenberg becomes obsessed with creating a bomb that will destroy London; and they succeed in blowing up the factory.

Beneath Hill 60
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Beneath Hill 60

7two  |  April 25, 2014
By 1916 the Great War in Europe has reached a stalemate. The two massive armies have fought themselves to a standstill. Millions of lives have already been lost. Brendan ...

By 1916 the Great War in Europe has reached a stalemate. The two massive armies have fought themselves to a standstill. Millions of lives have already been lost. Brendan Cowell leads a superb ensemble cast as mining engineer Oliver Woodward, who returns to Australia from Papua to join a secret Australian Tunnelling Company. Miners from all over the country are given just two weeks military training before being sent the Western Front. Their task is to undermine the German Lines.

Cutting Edge: Bribes From Baghdad
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Cutting Edge: Bribes From Baghdad

SBS  |  June 25, 2007
In this documentary from Canadian broadcaster CBC, Terence McKenna investigates the United Nations Oil for Food scandal, now widely referred to as the largest bribery and ...

In this documentary from Canadian broadcaster CBC, Terence McKenna investigates the United Nations Oil for Food scandal, now widely referred to as the largest bribery and corruption scandal in history.

Cutting Edge
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Cutting Edge: Who Killed Maggie Thatcher?

SBS  |  April 3, 2011
Margaret Thatcher was Great Britain's first and only female prime minister, elected three times and in power for almost 11 years. She was one of the most admired and most ...

Margaret Thatcher was Great Britain's first and only female prime minister, elected three times and in power for almost 11 years. She was one of the most admired and most reviled contemporary political figures of the day. To some, she would always be the enemy who crushed British society, to others she was the Iron Lady who modernised the economy through privatisation and radical reforms. But the policies of the time had a disastrous impact on the social welfare system.

Blood For The Gods
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Blood For The Gods

Episode 2  |  Discovery Channel  |  November 11, 2010
For many cultures, human sacrifice was used to calm an angry, irrational and bloodthirsty god, such as the terrifying Viking blood rite, 'The Bloody Eagle'.

For many cultures, human sacrifice was used to calm an angry, irrational and bloodthirsty god, such as the terrifying Viking blood rite, 'The Bloody Eagle'.

Censored Voices
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Censored Voices

SBS  |  June 11, 2017
The 1967 war ended with Israel's victory; colonising Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank. One month after the war, author Amos Oz recorded soldiers who were talking about what ...

The 1967 war ended with Israel's victory; colonising Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank. One month after the war, author Amos Oz recorded soldiers who were talking about what really happened. The recordings were deleted from Israeli history and censored by the army - until now.

Jimi: All Is By My Side
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Jimi: All Is By My Side

SBS VICELAND  |  May 6, 2017
Outkast's Andre 3000 stars in a flawless performance as the iconic Jimi Hendrix in the directorial debut of the Oscar-winning writer of 12 Years a Slave, John Ridley. In 1966, ...

Outkast's Andre 3000 stars in a flawless performance as the iconic Jimi Hendrix in the directorial debut of the Oscar-winning writer of 12 Years a Slave, John Ridley. In 1966, an unknown guitarist named James Hendrix leaves New York for London, changes his name to Jimi and begins to make his mark in the world of rock music. With his defining performance at Monterey Pop festival still a year away, Hendrix learns the tricks of the trade before eventually transforming into a triumphant icon of '60s counterculture.

Aguirre, Wrath of God
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Aguirre, Wrath of God

World Movies HD  |  July 30, 2017
In the 16th century, the ruthless Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

In the 16th century, the ruthless Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History
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Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History: September 11th

Episode 2  |  SBS  |  September 10, 2017
Explore the music tied to some of the most iconic moments in history - from the March on Washington to the riots at Stonewall, the moon landing to Hurricane Katrina - music ...

Explore the music tied to some of the most iconic moments in history - from the March on Washington to the riots at Stonewall, the moon landing to Hurricane Katrina - music has played an integral part in celebrating, criticising, and amplifying seismic events in collective history. September 11, 2001, forever lives in infamy for New Yorkers and all Americans. Billy Joel's New York State of Mind and Sister Sledge's We Are Family took on heightened new meaning of camaraderie. But the tragedy that united the country quickly divided it. Country music took centre stage as the politically charged music of the moment - with patriotism in the case of Brooks and Dunn, or in a pro-war message in the case of Toby Keith. When the Dixie Chicks found themselves caught in the crossfire after upsetting their fan base, it became clear that the wounds of 9/11 weren't quick to heal.

Molly
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Molly

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  Seven  |  February 14, 2016
Molly is now the power broker of pop - the most influential name in Australian music. Behind the scenes, Molly longs to be loved for who he really is in the midst of his ...

Molly is now the power broker of pop - the most influential name in Australian music. Behind the scenes, Molly longs to be loved for who he really is in the midst of his colourful life and friendships.

Obama: Eight Years Of Power
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Obama: Eight Years Of Power: Inside Obama's White House Compilation

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  September 25, 2016
Obama set out to end George Bush's wars in the Middle East and reset relations with the rest of the world. Obama has kept his promise to keep the US army out of the Middle ...

Obama set out to end George Bush's wars in the Middle East and reset relations with the rest of the world. Obama has kept his promise to keep the US army out of the Middle East but the region remained unstable and ISIS gained a foothold in Syria and Iraq. But Obama scored one big win: he negotiated a secret deal to end the nuclear threat from Iran - behind the backs of his closest allies. In his second term, Obama tried to tackle America's most intractable social problems - guns, immigration and race.

Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography Of Bob Gruen
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Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography Of Bob Gruen: Still Focused

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  March 8, 2015
Bob Gruen captured fifty years of music as the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer. In this landmark film, Grammy-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores Bob's life as ...

Bob Gruen captured fifty years of music as the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer. In this landmark film, Grammy-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores Bob's life as well as his iconic work.

Cutting Edge
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Cutting Edge: Gaddafi - Dead Or Alive

SBS  |  November 21, 2012
Gaddafi: Dead or Alive looks at the role played by the West in the last months of the Gaddafi regime, from the uprising in Benghazi to Muammar Gaddafi's capture and death in 2011.

Gaddafi: Dead or Alive looks at the role played by the West in the last months of the Gaddafi regime, from the uprising in Benghazi to Muammar Gaddafi's capture and death in 2011.

Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography Of Bob Gruen
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Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography Of Bob Gruen: John, Yoko And Bob Too

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  July 23, 2013
Bob Gruen has captured fifty years of music as the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer. In this landmark documentary, Grammy award-winning filmmaker Don Letts ...

Bob Gruen has captured fifty years of music as the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer. In this landmark documentary, Grammy award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores Bob's life as well as his iconic work.

Cutting Edge
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Cutting Edge: The Secret War On Terror

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  April 17, 2011
This documentary reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against Al Qaeda over the last decade since 9/11. With unparalleled access ...

This documentary reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against Al Qaeda over the last decade since 9/11. With unparalleled access to Western intelligence and law enforcement agencies, and exclusive interviews with those at the forefront of fighting terrorism - from the CIA and the FBI to MI5 - Peter Taylor asks whether there is any end in sight and whether we are any safer from attack.

Blood For The Gods: Blood And Power
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Blood For The Gods: Blood And Power

Discovery Channel  |  November 18, 2010
Human sacrifice in some cases is all about power. Learn the price of power in grisly practices, ranging from Egyptian pharaohs to Chinese rituals.

Human sacrifice in some cases is all about power. Learn the price of power in grisly practices, ranging from Egyptian pharaohs to Chinese rituals.

Cutting Edge
1:36:29

Cutting Edge: The War You Don't See

SBS  |  April 10, 2011
Renowned filmmaker and award-winning Australian journalist John Pilger explores the role of media in war in his commanding and timely documentary, The War You Don't See. ...

Renowned filmmaker and award-winning Australian journalist John Pilger explores the role of media in war in his commanding and timely documentary, The War You Don't See. Pilger, himself a war correspondent, traces the history of 'embedded' and independent reporting from the carnage of the First World War to the destruction of Hiroshima, the invasion of Vietnam to modern-day conflict in the Middle East.

Black Music
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Black Music: An American (R)Evolution: Free At Last

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  November 19, 2011
The story of African American music and the civil rights movement. After the assassination of Martin Luther King, Black musicians moved towards more aggressive sounds.

The story of African American music and the civil rights movement. After the assassination of Martin Luther King, Black musicians moved towards more aggressive sounds.

Cutting Edge Special
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Cutting Edge Special: Casino Jack And The United States Of Money

SBS  |  March 20, 2011
This portrait of Washington super lobbyist Jack Abramoff - from his early years as a gung-ho member of the GOP political machine to his final reckoning as a disgraced, ...

This portrait of Washington super lobbyist Jack Abramoff - from his early years as a gung-ho member of the GOP political machine to his final reckoning as a disgraced, imprisoned pariah - confirms the adage that truth is indeed stranger than fiction.

Cutting Edge Special
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Cutting Edge Special: Osama Bin Laden - Dead Or Alive?

SBS  |  June 8, 2010
How has Osama Bin Laden, the world's most wanted man, evaded capture for a decade from the world's largest superpower and the biggest manhunt in history? How do we know he's ...

How has Osama Bin Laden, the world's most wanted man, evaded capture for a decade from the world's largest superpower and the biggest manhunt in history? How do we know he's actually still alive? Exploring the facts around Bin Laden's disappearance and the continuing threat of al-Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden - Dead or Alive looks at claims that the video messages of Bin Laden are being faked and that he is really dead.

Blood For The Gods
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Blood For The Gods

Episode 1  |  Discovery Channel  |  November 7, 2010
To some ancient peoples, sex and death went hand in hand as part of fertility sacrifices. But did the Aztecs really cut out the hearts of thousands of victims in these rites?

To some ancient peoples, sex and death went hand in hand as part of fertility sacrifices. But did the Aztecs really cut out the hearts of thousands of victims in these rites?

Cutting Edge
51:52

Cutting Edge: Barack Obama - Great Expectations

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  October 10, 2012
When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, rarely have expectations on a new leader been so high, and the obstacles to their achievement so great. In the lead up to the next US ...

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, rarely have expectations on a new leader been so high, and the obstacles to their achievement so great. In the lead up to the next US election in early November, and as part of SBS's coverage of the US elections, Barack Obama: Great Expectations looks at Obama's first term as President of the United States.

The White Ribbon
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The White Ribbon

SBS  |  December 21, 2016
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War One, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed ...

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War One, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery. Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

The Real Saddam Hussein
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The Real Saddam Hussein

National Geographic  |  October 9, 2016
From prisoners to press, this documentary opens the doors to the actions taken by the Iraqi president and how they ultimately led him to be captured, interrogated, and executed.

From prisoners to press, this documentary opens the doors to the actions taken by the Iraqi president and how they ultimately led him to be captured, interrogated, and executed.

Heavy Water War
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Heavy Water War

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  March 29, 2016
Claus Helberg is caught by the Germans. He manages to escape, but is badly wounded. Still, he succeeds in getting back to England. Werner Heisenberg is assigned to continue ...

Claus Helberg is caught by the Germans. He manages to escape, but is badly wounded. Still, he succeeds in getting back to England. Werner Heisenberg is assigned to continue his work without heavy water, but explains that no heavy water means no bomb.

Heavy Water War
1:27:09

Heavy Water War

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  March 15, 2016
This three-part dramatisation is one of the most exciting stories from World War II - the Nazis' efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies' struggle to prevent it from ...

This three-part dramatisation is one of the most exciting stories from World War II - the Nazis' efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies' struggle to prevent it from happening.

Crazy Horse
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Crazy Horse

SBS  |  December 13, 2012
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman explores one of the most mythic and colourful places dedicated to women, the Crazy Horse - a legendary Parisian cabaret club, ...

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman explores one of the most mythic and colourful places dedicated to women, the Crazy Horse - a legendary Parisian cabaret club, founded in 1951 by Alain Bernardin. Wiseman's impeccable eye reveals a uniquely French showcase, with an emphasis on elegance, perfectionism, and a gruelling schedule.

Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography Of Bob Gruen
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Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography Of Bob Gruen: Shoot For The Stars

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  July 16, 2013
Bob Gruen has captured fifty years of music as the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer. In this landmark documentary, Grammy award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores ...

Bob Gruen has captured fifty years of music as the world's foremost rock 'n' roll photographer. In this landmark documentary, Grammy award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores Bob's life as well as his iconic work.

Cutting Edge
55:03

Cutting Edge: The Invisible War - Rape In The US Military

SBS  |  September 12, 2012
Casualties of war rage beyond the battlefield. As the ranks of women in the American military swell, so do incidents of rape. An estimated 30 per cent of servicewomen and at ...

Casualties of war rage beyond the battlefield. As the ranks of women in the American military swell, so do incidents of rape. An estimated 30 per cent of servicewomen and at least one per cent of servicemen are sexually assaulted during their enlistment - not by the enemy, but at the hands of fellow soldiers. In fact, military women are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire.

Cutting Edge Special
1:38:01

Cutting Edge Special: Reagan

SBS  |  March 27, 2011
To mark the centenary of the birth of one of the most iconic figures in recent American politics, this documentary examines the enigmatic career of former screen star and ...

To mark the centenary of the birth of one of the most iconic figures in recent American politics, this documentary examines the enigmatic career of former screen star and two-term US president Ronald Reagan.

Cutting Edge
58:39

Cutting Edge: Amnesty! - When They Are All Free

SBS  |  May 29, 2011
Amnesty International will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in May 2011. This documentary brings together employees, released prisoners, former presidents and celebrities ...

Amnesty International will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in May 2011. This documentary brings together employees, released prisoners, former presidents and celebrities to shed their light on how Amnesty International has changed the world, and how the world has changed Amnesty International.

Blown Away
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Blown Away

ABC  |  December 23, 2014
*Adult Themes, Coarse Language* *Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program contains images and voices of people who have died* ...

*Adult Themes, Coarse Language* *Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program contains images and voices of people who have died* Cyclone Tracy was one of the worst natural disasters in Australia's history, virtually wiping the city of Darwin from the map. Now 40 years later, previously untold stories reveal compelling new perspectives on the devastating storm, the controversial mass evacuation and the troubled reconstruction, investigating the socio-political effects on Darwin and its residents. Extraordinary archival footage, immersive animation and in-depth interviews tell a powerful story revealing the legacy and myths of Cyclone Tracy including the coming of age of Darwin, the heroism of Darwinians, and the politicisation of the rebuild. The failure of most official records of the disaster to mention Indigenous people is addressed with stories from Aboriginal people who lived through the storm, and accounts of traditional Aboriginal beliefs that explain from a cultural standpoint the cyclone and resulting devastation. PRODUCTION DETAILS: Brindle Films and Nirvana Films. Produced with assistance of Screen Territory in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Screen Australia. Produced by Rachel Clements and James Bradley. ABC Executive Producer and Head of Indigenous Sally Riley.

The Last Days of Jesus
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The Last Days of Jesus

Episode 2  |  SBS  |  April 23, 2017
Part two of this extraordinary drama documentary special presents a new insight into the iconic Easter events. A leading theologian and an investigative archaeologist have ...

Part two of this extraordinary drama documentary special presents a new insight into the iconic Easter events. A leading theologian and an investigative archaeologist have linked Jesus to the most powerful and ambitious politician in the Roman Empire. New evidence shows that over six months, Jesus built influence in Jerusalem using the protection that Rome gave him. When his Roman ally fell from power, he was left exposed on the firing line. With arresting documentary sequences from Israel to Italy and stunning drama, the explosive Roman power politics that ultimately nailed Jesus to the cross will be uncovered.

Parer's War
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Parer's War

ABC  |  April 27, 2014
It's 1942 - Darwin has been bombed and 29-year-old, war time cinematographer Damien Parer (Matt Le Nevez), is filming Australian troops as they fight the Japanese on the ...

It's 1942 - Darwin has been bombed and 29-year-old, war time cinematographer Damien Parer (Matt Le Nevez), is filming Australian troops as they fight the Japanese on the deadly razorback ridges of New Guinea. Based on the lives of real people and actual events, Parer's War tells the story of a man caught between two worlds and battling with his emotions - at ease amongst the troops and in the midst of jungle warfare, but struggling to connect at home and to win the love of his life.

Beatriz's War
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Beatriz's War

SBS  |  May 24, 2018
East Timor's award-winning first feature film is the haunting, passionate story of one woman's conviction to remain true to the man she loves and the country for which she ...

East Timor's award-winning first feature film is the haunting, passionate story of one woman's conviction to remain true to the man she loves and the country for which she fought. Sixteen years after Beatriz's husband disappeared during a brutal massacre by occupying Indonesian forces, she is troubled by his return. Is this mysterious stranger her husband or an imposter? Directed by Luigi Acquisto and Bety Reis, and stars Jose da Costa, Osme Gonsalves and Gaspar Sarmento.

3 Acts of Murder
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3 Acts of Murder

ABC  |  October 5, 2014
Just because you give someone the idea for a murder, does that make you responsible for the crime? Crime writer Arthur Upfield (Robert Menzies) believed he was looking for ...

Just because you give someone the idea for a murder, does that make you responsible for the crime? Crime writer Arthur Upfield (Robert Menzies) believed he was looking for the perfect plot. But when his friend Snowy Rowles (Luke Ford), used the same idea to murder three men, Upfield is forced to confront his own role in their deaths.

Molly
1:28:32

Molly

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  Seven  |  February 7, 2016
A young Molly Meldrum helps launch unassuming TV music show Countdown. Despite his muddied presentation, it's an instant hit. Molly puts Australian music on the global stage - ...

A young Molly Meldrum helps launch unassuming TV music show Countdown. Despite his muddied presentation, it's an instant hit. Molly puts Australian music on the global stage - and his own star rises.

The Beauty of Anatomy
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The Beauty of Anatomy

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  October 13, 2015
In the 17th century in Holland anatomy became THE cutting edge of medical science, inspiring the great artists of the age, like Rembrandt, to produce the most beautiful ...

In the 17th century in Holland anatomy became THE cutting edge of medical science, inspiring the great artists of the age, like Rembrandt, to produce the most beautiful anatomical paintings yet created. Dr Adam Rutherford travels to the Hague and Amsterdam to find out what it was that drew Rembrandt to anatomy and why dissecting bodies was thought a suitable subject for high art.

The Beauty of Anatomy
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The Beauty of Anatomy

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  October 6, 2015
What lies under our skin, inside our bodies? That question has dogged doctors and artists for thousands of years. In this fascinating series, Dr Adam Rutherford investigates ...

What lies under our skin, inside our bodies? That question has dogged doctors and artists for thousands of years. In this fascinating series, Dr Adam Rutherford investigates the close relationship between discoveries in anatomy and the works of art that illustrate them.

Cutting Edge
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Cutting Edge: Egypt's Revolution - The End Of A Dictator

SBS  |  February 7, 2012
As protest and revolution shake the Arab world, this film documents the events in Egypt as the country rose up against the Mubarak regime in the early days of the Arab Spring. ...

As protest and revolution shake the Arab world, this film documents the events in Egypt as the country rose up against the Mubarak regime in the early days of the Arab Spring. It offers fresh insights into what happened in the region and why, as well as into the lives unexpectedly altered by events.

Cutting Edge
46:05

Cutting Edge: 9/11 - The Day That Changed The World

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  September 6, 2011
September 11, 2001 began like any other day in New York. When the first plane flew into the World Trade Centre, people across the globe shared with America the horror of this ...

September 11, 2001 began like any other day in New York. When the first plane flew into the World Trade Centre, people across the globe shared with America the horror of this unfolding terrorist attack that would one day change the world. Now, through the memories of America's key decision makers, this documentary goes behind the scenes to show how the men and women at the heart of American power struggled to manage the assault on their nation.

Changi: Pacifying The Angels - Ep 6 of 6
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Changi: Pacifying The Angels - Ep 6 of 6

ABC  |  June 2, 2014
For Old Tom, the prospect of the forthcoming reunion is a mixed blessing: sitting at his beloved piano, waiting for his friends to arrive, he is struck again by trepidation.

For Old Tom, the prospect of the forthcoming reunion is a mixed blessing: sitting at his beloved piano, waiting for his friends to arrive, he is struck again by trepidation.

Changi
57:53

Changi: Seeing Is Believing

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  April 28, 2014
Written by John Doyle, Changi tells the story of six Australian men, intercutting their experiences as prisoners of War in WWII with their contemporary lives as old men.

Written by John Doyle, Changi tells the story of six Australian men, intercutting their experiences as prisoners of War in WWII with their contemporary lives as old men.

The Eichmann Show
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The Eichmann Show

SBS  |  May 8, 2016
Set in Jerusalem, 1961, ground-breaking TV producer Milton Fruchtman (Martin Freeman) hires director Leo Hurwitz (Anthony LaPaglia) to film the trial or the worlds most ...

Set in Jerusalem, 1961, ground-breaking TV producer Milton Fruchtman (Martin Freeman) hires director Leo Hurwitz (Anthony LaPaglia) to film the trial or the worlds most notorious Nazi and key architect of the Holocaust, Adolf Eichmann. This film tells the story of how a small production team overcame immense obstacles to broadcast the worlds first ever TV event. Hurwitz has a momentous job on his hands: together he and Milton must quickly train up an inexperienced camera team and persuade the judges to change their minds and let them film the trial. Working under intense pressure, the team finally wins permission to film by rebuilding the courtroom with specially concealed cameras. Described as the trial of the century, it was shown on TV in 37 countries and was the first time that the horrors of the Holocaust had been heard directly from survivors. The extraordinary story of how the trial came to be televised and the team that made it happen has never been told. This film also features extensive archive footage from the 1961 trial, bringing the realities of this pivotal event to a new generation. Follow the conversation on twitter: #SBSAustralia (From the US) (Documentary) M(A,L) CC

Changi
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Changi: Curley

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  May 19, 2014
While driving, Old Curley is temporarily blinded by the sun, takes a wrong turn and is suddenly back in 'the hole' at Changi - a small, dank, underground chamber with very ...

While driving, Old Curley is temporarily blinded by the sun, takes a wrong turn and is suddenly back in 'the hole' at Changi - a small, dank, underground chamber with very little light. CAST: Mark Priestley, Slim de Grey, Leon Ford

Changi
57:19

Changi: Eddie's Birthday

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  May 26, 2014
Into their fourth year of captivity in Changi, young Eddie and his mates are on work detail in the vegetable garden, when he begins to develop a nagging toothache.

Into their fourth year of captivity in Changi, young Eddie and his mates are on work detail in the vegetable garden, when he begins to develop a nagging toothache.

Changi
57:19

Changi: Private Bill

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  May 12, 2014
Prof Bill Dwyer is visited by a young student, who bears a remarkable resemblance to the girl he fell in love with before joining the army. He begins to reminisce with her.

Prof Bill Dwyer is visited by a young student, who bears a remarkable resemblance to the girl he fell in love with before joining the army. He begins to reminisce with her.

Unbroken
2:07:12

Unbroken

Episode 8  |  Seven  |  January 14, 2018
Directed by Angelina Jolie, this epic World War II drama follows the incredible life of Olympian Louis Zamperini. Based on the 2010 non-fiction book Unbroken: A World War II ...

Directed by Angelina Jolie, this epic World War II drama follows the incredible life of Olympian Louis Zamperini. Based on the 2010 non-fiction book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.

OJ: Made In America
1:29:32

OJ: Made In America

NITV  |  January 18, 2017
A celebration of both the unifying power of music and pursuit of the American dream, Made in America is an all-access backstage pass to the one-of-a-kind festival, created by ...

A celebration of both the unifying power of music and pursuit of the American dream, Made in America is an all-access backstage pass to the one-of-a-kind festival, created by rap superstar Jay Z.

Vietnam: The War That Made Australia
51:35

Vietnam: The War That Made Australia

Episode 2  |  SBS  |  May 10, 2016
This is the story of the Australian Army Training Team (Vietnam) who, from 1962 to 1972, fought shoulder-to-shoulder with the Vietnamese army and became the most decorated ...

This is the story of the Australian Army Training Team (Vietnam) who, from 1962 to 1972, fought shoulder-to-shoulder with the Vietnamese army and became the most decorated unit in Australian military history. Told through the testimony of unit veterans and the Vietnamese with whom they fought and fought against, this series shines a new and dramatic light on Australias involvement in the Vietnam War. (Part 2 of 3) (SBS Production) (From Australia) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) M(A,V) CC

Who Do You Think You Are?
52:24

Who Do You Think You Are?: Davina McCall

SBS  |  May 21, 2016
When she was young, Davina McCall's parents separated which in turn created a sadness that Davina has always lived with. Davina hopes that researching her family tree will ...

When she was young, Davina McCall's parents separated which in turn created a sadness that Davina has always lived with. Davina hopes that researching her family tree will help her reconcile the worlds of her parents.

The Six Queens of Henry VIII
44:08

The Six Queens of Henry VIII: Anne Boleyn

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  The History Channel  |  December 12, 2016
Henry married Anne Boleyn in 1533, after annulling his marriage to Katherine of Aragon in one of the most infamous divorce cases in English history. The second union revealed ...

Henry married Anne Boleyn in 1533, after annulling his marriage to Katherine of Aragon in one of the most infamous divorce cases in English history. The second union revealed the contrasting extremes of Henry's character - incurable romantic and unhinged tyrant. As historians Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones recount, Anne ultimately proved to be too flirtatious, possessive, ambitious and headstrong to conform to being Queen and her fate was sealed when she failed to provide a male heir.

Drunk History US
21:28

Drunk History US

Season 4  |  Episode 1  |  SBS VICELAND  |  January 22, 2017
In this episode, Duncan Trussell retells the story of Timothy Leary with Thomas Lennon playing Timothy Leary.

In this episode, Duncan Trussell retells the story of Timothy Leary with Thomas Lennon playing Timothy Leary.

Andrew Marr's History Of The World
59:12

Andrew Marr's History Of The World: Into The Light

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  BBC Knowledge  |  September 20, 2016
In this episode of this landmark series charting the story of human civilisation, Andrew Marr reaches the Middle Ages. After the collapse of the Roman Empire, Europe was ...

In this episode of this landmark series charting the story of human civilisation, Andrew Marr reaches the Middle Ages. After the collapse of the Roman Empire, Europe was little more than a muddy backwater. Vikings explored and pillaged from Northern Europe to North America. But they also laid the foundations of powerful new trading states - including Russia. This was also the Golden Age of Islam. And the knowledge of ancient civilisations from India, Persia and Greece were built upon by Islamic scholars in Baghdad's House of Wisdom.

Last Days Of The Nazis
42:18

Last Days Of The Nazis: The Executioners

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  The History Channel  |  December 6, 2015
Allied interrogators must determine who is telling the truth and who is lying about the crimes of the Third Reich. Hitler's War General, Wilhelm Keitel, insists that German ...

Allied interrogators must determine who is telling the truth and who is lying about the crimes of the Third Reich. Hitler's War General, Wilhelm Keitel, insists that German soldiers acted with honour, despite overwhelming evidence of brutality. Lieutenant Colonel Phillipp Von Boeslager recalls the tenacity of Red Army soldiers who fought to the end to avenge Nazi atrocities against their people.

Explore this collection of videos examining the impact of the gold rushes on the development of "Marvellous Melbourne" and Australia. (ACHASSK107, VCHHK090, VCHHK136)
Are you all about the English monarchy on the Queen's Birthday? View this playlist for a collection about Australia's favourite female heads of state, including Victoria and the Elizabeths.
This National Reconciliation Week, learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' struggle for civil rights as Australia reconciles with its past. (ACHMH075, ACHMH076, VCHHK076)
Italy lies in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea Find out all about Italy, it's culture, food and history in this curated playlist. (ACDSEH004,VCHHC101)
Before European people arrived in Australia in 1788, the way indigenous people lived was very different to how we live today. Find out more about their life pre colonialisation. (ACHASSK107,VCHHC082,VCHHC097,VCHHC121)
This playlist focuses on Australia post 1900 and includes topics such as race, rights and immigration in Australia since 1900. Also find out more about migration experiences to Australia. (VCHHC097,VCHHC098,VCHHC100)
Australia as a Nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship. (VCHHK072,VCHHK076,VCHHK073)
Eplore changing experiences of democracy and citizenship through the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples focusing on land rights and the significance of Mabo Day.
A royal wedding is a marriage ceremony involving members of royal family. This week we are celebrating the royal event the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.
Commemorate the 1915 struggle that saw enormous courage in the face of enormous loss at Gallipoli, which many consider the psychological birth of Australia. Start with the Peter Weir classic, Gallipoli. (ACHASSK064, VCHHK076, VCHHK144)
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