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Seven Ages Of Rock
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Seven Ages Of Rock: Left Of The Dial - Alternative Rock

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  February 11, 2010
From America's underground punk scene in the 1980s to the grunge explosion of the 90s, this episode traces the rise of alternative rock heroes like R.E.M. and Nirvana and ...

From America's underground punk scene in the 1980s to the grunge explosion of the 90s, this episode traces the rise of alternative rock heroes like R.E.M. and Nirvana and unsung pioneers like The Pixies.

Infamous Assassinations
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Infamous Assassinations: The Assassination Of Tsar Nicholas II

7two  |  March 22, 2010
On 17 July 1918, Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family were murdered and buried in a nearby wood. For more than seventy years their whereabouts was unknown, but new material ...

On 17 July 1918, Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family were murdered and buried in a nearby wood. For more than seventy years their whereabouts was unknown, but new material released from Russia now conclusively reveals their fate.

Infamous Assassinations
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Infamous Assassinations: The Assassination Of Anwar Sadat

7two  |  February 15, 2010
On 6 October 1981, the Egyptian President was shot down by four uniformed men who machine-gunned him as he was watching an Egyptian Air Force fly-past. The conspirators killed ...

On 6 October 1981, the Egyptian President was shot down by four uniformed men who machine-gunned him as he was watching an Egyptian Air Force fly-past. The conspirators killed five people, including foreign envoys attending the parade, and the entire assassination was recorded on film.

Dangerous Jobs For Girls
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Dangerous Jobs For Girls: Hunters

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC2  |  October 28, 2009
Trainee solicitor Nasreen Hussain, Royal Navy officer Angie Pearce and PC Geri Savage travel to South Africa to work as game hunters, attempting to prove they can do the job ...

Trainee solicitor Nasreen Hussain, Royal Navy officer Angie Pearce and PC Geri Savage travel to South Africa to work as game hunters, attempting to prove they can do the job just as well as their male counterparts.

Rome Wasn't Built In A Day
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Rome Wasn't Built In A Day

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  October 18, 2011
The six latter day British builders aiming to construct a Roman villa using only ancient methods and tools, face the most challenging and dangerous part of the project - ...

The six latter day British builders aiming to construct a Roman villa using only ancient methods and tools, face the most challenging and dangerous part of the project - erecting the giant timber frame.

Extreme Frontiers
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Extreme Frontiers: Canada

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  May 16, 2012
In this episode, Charley hooks up with the Mounties on a training mission, before kicking back to enjoy the Canada Day celebrations. Finally he endures a rough ride when he ...

In this episode, Charley hooks up with the Mounties on a training mission, before kicking back to enjoy the Canada Day celebrations. Finally he endures a rough ride when he takes part in a rodeo in Saskatchewan.

The Filth And The Fury
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The Filth And The Fury

ABC2  |  February 23, 2011
The background of the punk era, from its anarchic beginnings in the litter-stacked back streets of London in the 70s, is traced in this uncut, unseen and unbelievable film by ...

The background of the punk era, from its anarchic beginnings in the litter-stacked back streets of London in the 70s, is traced in this uncut, unseen and unbelievable film by Julien Temple, charting the rise and fall of the band, the Sex Pistols.

Inside The Vietnam War
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Inside The Vietnam War

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  National Geographic  |  March 26, 2011
The Vietnam War was a decade-long struggle that humbled America. It has never before been told start to finish purely as a first person military chronicle: the raw, horrifying ...

The Vietnam War was a decade-long struggle that humbled America. It has never before been told start to finish purely as a first person military chronicle: the raw, horrifying war as experienced by the men who fought it, believing they were there to win. Their experiences revolve around 'tipping points', affecting the crucial events that shaped military decisions and, ultimately, determined the outcome of the war.

Art Of Francis Bacon
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Art Of Francis Bacon

STUDIO  |  December 6, 2011
This engaging film examines some of Francis Bacon's most influential paintings and the meaning and motivation behind them, explained in the artist's own words.

This engaging film examines some of Francis Bacon's most influential paintings and the meaning and motivation behind them, explained in the artist's own words.

Rome Wasn't Built In A Day
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Rome Wasn't Built In A Day

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  October 11, 2011
A month into the ambitious project of constructing a Roman villa using only Roman methods, the gang of six British builders is relishing the historical task. But the back ...

A month into the ambitious project of constructing a Roman villa using only Roman methods, the gang of six British builders is relishing the historical task. But the back breaking work of cutting, shaping and carrying tonnes of stone in the hottest June weather for years, with only a hand made cart for transport of materials is causing tempers to rise.

Sons Of Liberty
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Sons Of Liberty

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  February 26, 2015
Margaret divulges General Gage and the Royal Army's plan to destroy the colonists' forces and capture Sam Adams and John Hancock. Paul Revere embarks on his legendary ride to ...

Margaret divulges General Gage and the Royal Army's plan to destroy the colonists' forces and capture Sam Adams and John Hancock. Paul Revere embarks on his legendary ride to warn the colonists. Revere arrives in time to extract Adams and Hancock. While fleeing, they hear the infamous 'Shot Heard Round The World' as the British prepare to face off with the colonial militia.

Kokoda
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Kokoda

SBS  |  September 12, 2014
Papua New Guinea 1942. The battle of the track has begun. A fearsome force of Japanese fighters land on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea to seize Port Moresby and invade ...

Papua New Guinea 1942. The battle of the track has begun. A fearsome force of Japanese fighters land on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea to seize Port Moresby and invade Australia.

Recipe For Murder
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Recipe For Murder

ABC  |  May 26, 2011
Sydney, Australia 1953, a city in the grip of a deadly crime wave. In just over a year more than one hundred people were poisoned. The shocking truth is that most of the ...

Sydney, Australia 1953, a city in the grip of a deadly crime wave. In just over a year more than one hundred people were poisoned. The shocking truth is that most of the killers were women. In 1952 two NSW detectives commenced a murder investigation. What they found was so diabolical that it created a storm of public outrage...women were adding rat poison to cakes and cups of tea and feeding it to their unsuspecting loved ones.

Hooker Harlot Whore
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Hooker Harlot Whore: Ep 2 Of 2

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  September 17, 2010
This program takes a candid look at a profession which has existed for at least two millennia. It traces the history of prostitution from ancient Greece to modern times and ...

This program takes a candid look at a profession which has existed for at least two millennia. It traces the history of prostitution from ancient Greece to modern times and tries to answer some basic questions. What kind of women sell their bodies for money, and why? How do prostitutes cope with doing work that is by and large socially unacceptable? And what do men really want from them?

Infamous Assassinations
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Infamous Assassinations: The Assassination Of Zia Al Huq

The History Channel  |  April 20, 2010
On August 17 1988, en route for a military base in Northern Pakistan, Pakistan's pro-military strongman was brought down by a bomb in his Hercules transport plane, possibly in ...

On August 17 1988, en route for a military base in Northern Pakistan, Pakistan's pro-military strongman was brought down by a bomb in his Hercules transport plane, possibly in retaliation for helping the rebels fight the Russians in Afghanistan. Was a Russian agent in the aircraft minutes before he took off?

Sex: The Revolution
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Sex: The Revolution: Tainted Love

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC2  |  March 31, 2010
The late 1970s appear to be the peak of sexual lunacy. Sex clubs begin spreading. By 1978, New York has at least a dozen where on any given night the floorshow is an all out ...

The late 1970s appear to be the peak of sexual lunacy. Sex clubs begin spreading. By 1978, New York has at least a dozen where on any given night the floorshow is an all out orgy. And then there's the notorious Studio 54, where cocaine and quaaludes were as prevalent as the disco music that provided the soundtrack.

Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond
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Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond

Episode 2  |  ABC  |  October 1, 2016
Bond creator Ian Fleming finds France gripped by panic as the Nazis advance, but his ingenuity saves hundreds of lives. Back in London he discovers there was one life he ...

Bond creator Ian Fleming finds France gripped by panic as the Nazis advance, but his ingenuity saves hundreds of lives. Back in London he discovers there was one life he couldn't save.

Sound City
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Sound City

ABC  |  November 30, 2014
A documentary on fabled recording studio Sound City located in California. The studio served as the birthplace of many classic albums including Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, Neil ...

A documentary on fabled recording studio Sound City located in California. The studio served as the birthplace of many classic albums including Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, Neil Young's After the Gold Rush and Nirvana's Nevermind.

Norway Massacre: I Was There
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Norway Massacre: I Was There

National Geographic  |  July 22, 2016
A lone gunman sets off an explosion in Oslo before slaughtering dozens of teenagers. In the bloody aftermath, officials must determine how and why this man caused one of ...

A lone gunman sets off an explosion in Oslo before slaughtering dozens of teenagers. In the bloody aftermath, officials must determine how and why this man caused one of Europe's worst atrocities.

Rainbow Serpent
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Rainbow Serpent: Warriors

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  NITV  |  August 23, 2016
The unknown war of resistance against the white invasion is told, focusing on Aboriginal leaders - Pemulwuy, Yagan and Kalkadoon - who fought to maintain their lands and ways.

The unknown war of resistance against the white invasion is told, focusing on Aboriginal leaders - Pemulwuy, Yagan and Kalkadoon - who fought to maintain their lands and ways.

First Knight
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First Knight

ELEVEN  |  May 20, 2016
As Lady Guinevere, already betrothed to King Arthur, prepares to enter Camelot as it's new Queen a chance encounter with Lancelot awakens conflicting and powerful emotions.

As Lady Guinevere, already betrothed to King Arthur, prepares to enter Camelot as it's new Queen a chance encounter with Lancelot awakens conflicting and powerful emotions.

37 Days: One Month in Summer
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37 Days: One Month in Summer: One Week in July

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  June 27, 2014
War in Europe is becoming a real possibility. Under pressure from the Cabinet, the British foreign secretary unravels a tangled web of intrigue between Austria, Germany, ...

War in Europe is becoming a real possibility. Under pressure from the Cabinet, the British foreign secretary unravels a tangled web of intrigue between Austria, Germany, Russia and France, while the German military command conspires to force the Kaiser's hand. Now it's a question of who will gain the upper hand.

Thrilla in Manila
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Thrilla in Manila

ABC2  |  August 30, 2014
The 'Thriller in Manila' was the third and final famous boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier for the Heavyweight Boxing Championship of the World, fought at the ...

The 'Thriller in Manila' was the third and final famous boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier for the Heavyweight Boxing Championship of the World, fought at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila, Philippines on October 1, 1975. The bout is often ranked as one of the greatest fights of 20th century boxing, and is the climax to the bitter rivalry between Ali and Frazier over who was the legitimate Heavyweight Champion.

Anzac Girls
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Anzac Girls: Adventure

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  August 10, 2014
Honouring the centenary of the commencement of WW1, ANZAC Girls is a moving new six-part series based on the unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand ...

Honouring the centenary of the commencement of WW1, ANZAC Girls is a moving new six-part series based on the unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front. In the first episode, nurses Alice Ross-King, Elsie Cook, Olive Haynes, Hilda Steele and Matron Grace Wilson sign up to do their bit. With hopes of new adventures, challenges and thoughts of finding love and themselves, they are shipped to the other side of the world to serve their country.

Anzac Girls
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Anzac Girls: Love

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  August 31, 2014
After spending days on a crowded troop train, Alice (Georgia Flood), Olive (Anna McGahan), Hilda (Antonia Prebble) and Grace (Caroline Craig) arrive in Rouen, France. The Army ...

After spending days on a crowded troop train, Alice (Georgia Flood), Olive (Anna McGahan), Hilda (Antonia Prebble) and Grace (Caroline Craig) arrive in Rouen, France. The Army are yet to set up an Australian Hospital, so the nurses are sent to work at No 11 British Stationary Hospital.

Anzac Girls
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Anzac Girls: Duty

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  August 17, 2014
On the barren, windswept Greek island of Lemnos - close enough to Gallipoli to hear the pounding artillery - Matron Grace Wilson (Caroline Craig) and her nurses arrive to no ...

On the barren, windswept Greek island of Lemnos - close enough to Gallipoli to hear the pounding artillery - Matron Grace Wilson (Caroline Craig) and her nurses arrive to no supplies and no hospital. To make matters worse, the conditions on Lemnos are barely fit for living, let alone nursing.

Infamous Assassinations
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Infamous Assassinations: The Attempt On Hitler

7two  |  March 8, 2010
Although there had been two previous attempts to kill Hitler, including poisoning a bottle of Cointreau on his aircraft, the assassination attempt which nearly worked at his ...

Although there had been two previous attempts to kill Hitler, including poisoning a bottle of Cointreau on his aircraft, the assassination attempt which nearly worked at his Prussian forest hideaway in Rastenburg resulted in the perpetrators being tortured.

Celluloid Heroes
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Celluloid Heroes: After The War - The Forgotten Cinema, 1948-1971

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  STUDIO  |  September 8, 2010
In a pessimistic era, the Australian cinema struggled to survive, reflecting the cultural cringe of the period.

In a pessimistic era, the Australian cinema struggled to survive, reflecting the cultural cringe of the period.

Hooker Harlot Whore
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Hooker Harlot Whore: Ep 1 Of 2

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  September 10, 2010
The sex industry through the ages. This documentary takes a candid look at a profession which has existed for at least two millennia. It traces the history of prostitution ...

The sex industry through the ages. This documentary takes a candid look at a profession which has existed for at least two millennia. It traces the history of prostitution from ancient Greece to the modern times and tries to answer some basic questions. What kind of women sell their bodies for money, and why? How do prostitutes cope with doing work that is by and large socially unacceptable? And what do men really want from them - straightforward sex, intimacy or even love?

Andy Warhol
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Andy Warhol: Drella

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  February 10, 2013
Part two of Ric Burns's Emmy Award-winning portrait of America's most influential artist of the latter half of the 20th century.

Part two of Ric Burns's Emmy Award-winning portrait of America's most influential artist of the latter half of the 20th century.

The Impressionists
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The Impressionists: Pierre Auguste Renoir

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  June 21, 2013
London Calling
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London Calling: Master Of Puppets

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS2  |  November 25, 2012
This four-part series tells the untold story of British pop, as reflected through artistic mediums beyond music. This final episode investigates the behind-the-scenes ...

This four-part series tells the untold story of British pop, as reflected through artistic mediums beyond music. This final episode investigates the behind-the-scenes impresarios and star-makers who broke the rules and created British pop as we know it.

London Calling
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London Calling: You Wear It Well

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS2  |  November 17, 2012
This four-part series tells the untold story of British pop, as reflected through artistic mediums beyond music. This episode looks at the fashions that accompanied British ...

This four-part series tells the untold story of British pop, as reflected through artistic mediums beyond music. This episode looks at the fashions that accompanied British pop, and the people who had the look.

Rome Wasn't Built In A Day
46:29

Rome Wasn't Built In A Day

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  October 4, 2011
A group of six builders embark on an ambitious project to bring the Roman city of Wroxeter back to life by building a fully working Roman villa. But the catch is they cannot ...

A group of six builders embark on an ambitious project to bring the Roman city of Wroxeter back to life by building a fully working Roman villa. But the catch is they cannot use any modern technology and their building guide is a manual written in 25BC.

Two Rembrandts In The Garden
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Two Rembrandts In The Garden

SBS  |  February 8, 2011
Tells the story of Mark Atkins, an Englishman in search of both his Jewish past and his family's buried treasure. When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Jack Atkins, Mark's ...

Tells the story of Mark Atkins, an Englishman in search of both his Jewish past and his family's buried treasure. When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Jack Atkins, Mark's grandfather, was a successful businessman. With only a few hours left before fleeing to London, he gathered his belongings and buried them in the garden of his home in Lodz. Seventy years later, Mark Atkins sets off on a deeply personal treasure hunt.

True Horror With Anthony Head
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True Horror With Anthony Head

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  Discovery Channel  |  October 31, 2010
From the demons that possess peoples bodies to the demons inside peoples minds, Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Anthony Head goes on a journey to investigate the truth behind demons.

From the demons that possess peoples bodies to the demons inside peoples minds, Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Anthony Head goes on a journey to investigate the truth behind demons.

Infamous Assassinations
26:03

Infamous Assassinations: The Assassination Of Martin Luther King

7two  |  May 5, 2010
After leading mass protests in Birmingham Alabama and his 'I have a dream' speech, Martin Luther King took on the causes of American withdrawal from South Vietnam and the ...

After leading mass protests in Birmingham Alabama and his 'I have a dream' speech, Martin Luther King took on the causes of American withdrawal from South Vietnam and the plight of the poor in America's South. On 4 April 1968, he was shot dead by a mysterious white assassin, who escaped in a white Mustang car. James Earl Ray was imprisoned for life for the killing, but was he guilty?

Sex: The Revolution
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Sex: The Revolution: Save It For Marriage

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC2  |  March 3, 2010
In the year 2010 we live in a sex-drenched society, but how did we get here from conservative 1950's America? Forever caught in the throes of a bitter culture war, the story ...

In the year 2010 we live in a sex-drenched society, but how did we get here from conservative 1950's America? Forever caught in the throes of a bitter culture war, the story the sexual revolution and its legacy is more than ever charged with moral controversy. Was it liberation and wild ecstasy? Moral degeneracy? AIDS? All of the above?

Infamous Assassinations
25:55

Infamous Assassinations: The Assassination Of Che Guevara

7two  |  February 8, 2010
Ernest 'Che' Guevara became an icon for revolution and rebellious youth all over the world. In 1967, he was captured in Bolivia and assassinated by a CIA-inspired killer. His ...

Ernest 'Che' Guevara became an icon for revolution and rebellious youth all over the world. In 1967, he was captured in Bolivia and assassinated by a CIA-inspired killer. His death remains an historic and controversial event; and thirty years later, the circumstances are still the subject of intense public interest around the world.

Celluloid Heroes
57:47

Celluloid Heroes: The Pioneers: 1895-1928

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  STUDIO  |  August 26, 2010
Traces the origins of cinema in Australia, with scenes filmed in England in 1895. In the following year, Australian scenes were being shot. The episode concludes with the ...

Traces the origins of cinema in Australia, with scenes filmed in England in 1895. In the following year, Australian scenes were being shot. The episode concludes with the ending of the silent era of movies.

Outlander
49:54

Outlander: Best Laid Schemes...

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  SoHo  |  May 15, 2016
Jamie and Claire use Claire s medical knowledge to devise a scheme to stop a wine deal which could fill the Prince s war chest. When Claire learns Jamie has gone back on his ...

Jamie and Claire use Claire s medical knowledge to devise a scheme to stop a wine deal which could fill the Prince s war chest. When Claire learns Jamie has gone back on his word, the couple are met with dire consequences that will forever change their lives.

Stalin's Great Terror begins
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Stalin's Great Terror begins

Russians recount NKVD implementing Stalin's murderous campaign of political repression.

Russians recount NKVD implementing Stalin's murderous campaign of political repression.

Penal battalions decimated under Order No.227
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Penal battalions decimated under Order No.227

Russian penal battalions are used as cannon fodder while order No.227 punishes retreat with death.

Russian penal battalions are used as cannon fodder while order No.227 punishes retreat with death.

The French Revolution
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The French Revolution

The events leading up to the French Revolution, the execution of Louis XVI and the beginning of The Terror.

The events leading up to the French Revolution, the execution of Louis XVI and the beginning of The Terror.

Stalin's five-year modernisation plan
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Stalin's five-year modernisation plan

Clip from Stalin In Colour
After succeeding Lenin, Stalin initiates the first of his fiveyear plans to modernise the Soviet Union.

After succeeding Lenin, Stalin initiates the first of his fiveyear plans to modernise the Soviet Union.

Life in a Victorian slum - buying food
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Life in a Victorian slum - buying food

Often, families had so little money that they had to buy their food 'on tick' meaning buy now, pay later. And what they ate was hardly a luxury.

Often, families had so little money that they had to buy their food 'on tick' meaning buy now, pay later. And what they ate was hardly a luxury.

Trotsky and Stalin vie to succeed Lenin
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Trotsky and Stalin vie to succeed Lenin

Rivals Leon Trotsky and Josef Stalin vie to succeed Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union.

Rivals Leon Trotsky and Josef Stalin vie to succeed Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union.

Irish hardship and emigration in the 1870s
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Irish hardship and emigration in the 1870s

A global financial crisis, coupled with a devastating potato famine forced many Irish people to emigrate to England in the 1870s, where they were treated appallingly.

A global financial crisis, coupled with a devastating potato famine forced many Irish people to emigrate to England in the 1870s, where they were treated appallingly.

America's declaration of independence
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America's declaration of independence

After a successful revolutionary war, a newly independent America embarked on whole new political system for its people.

After a successful revolutionary war, a newly independent America embarked on whole new political system for its people.

The Boston Tea Party
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The Boston Tea Party

On the night of December 16, 1773, Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty boarded three ships in the Boston harbour and threw 342 chests of tea overboard. It set the stage for ...

On the night of December 16, 1773, Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty boarded three ships in the Boston harbour and threw 342 chests of tea overboard. It set the stage for the American revolutionary war.

Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters
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Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters: Demons And Spirits

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  The History Channel  |  August 13, 2012
In this series Tony Robinson delves back through 2000 years of history to investigate the beliefs of Britain's ancestors. From the brutal human sacrifices of Iron Age Britain, ...

In this series Tony Robinson delves back through 2000 years of history to investigate the beliefs of Britain's ancestors. From the brutal human sacrifices of Iron Age Britain, through the stomach-churning supernatural medicine of the middle ages, to the horrifying witch-hunts and exorcisms of the 16th and 17th centuries (and beyond), Tony's remarkable journey takes him to some of the darkest moments in the country's past.

Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters
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Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters: Disease

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  The History Channel  |  August 20, 2012
In this episode, Tony Robinson takes a bath in blood, performs stone-age brain surgery, and detonates a perfume bomb in his quest to understand the paranormal forces which ...

In this episode, Tony Robinson takes a bath in blood, performs stone-age brain surgery, and detonates a perfume bomb in his quest to understand the paranormal forces which their ancestors believed made them ill and the magical medicines they used as cures.

Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters
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Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters: Witches

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  The History Channel  |  August 27, 2012
In this episode, Tony Robinson re-creates the evil spells and dark rituals of medieval witchcraft and learns how to identify, arrest, and torture a witch in his quest to ...

In this episode, Tony Robinson re-creates the evil spells and dark rituals of medieval witchcraft and learns how to identify, arrest, and torture a witch in his quest to discover why, in the 16th and 17th centuries, their ancestors were so terrified of black magic they executed more than 40,000 supposed witches.

Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters
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Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters: The Undead

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  August 6, 2012
Officially Britons have been Christian for more than 1500 years. But scratch the surface and you'll find their ancestors believed in far more than Christ and the cross. From ...

Officially Britons have been Christian for more than 1500 years. But scratch the surface and you'll find their ancestors believed in far more than Christ and the cross. From kings to commoners, they believed gods, witches, sprites, demons, and evil spirits were all indisputably real - and could intervene in their daily lives with devastating results. This is a relatively unexplored aspect of the past yet it's crucial to our understanding of life in previous centuries.

Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters
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Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters: Gods

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  The History Channel  |  September 3, 2012
In this episode, Tony Robinson confronts the terrifying Viking Beserkers, re-creates the flaming horror of the Wickerman, re-enacts a brutal ritual human sacrifice, and ...

In this episode, Tony Robinson confronts the terrifying Viking Beserkers, re-creates the flaming horror of the Wickerman, re-enacts a brutal ritual human sacrifice, and witnesses the extraordinary self-mutilation demanded by the Roman Goddess Cybele - all in his quest to understand how Britons' ancestors worshipped and what they believed their Gods wanted of them.

The Big Dream
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The Big Dream

SBS  |  October 26, 2016
Michele Placido's film tells of a love triangle set against the political turmoil and student protests in Italy in the late 1960s. Nicola, a young good-looking policeman, ...

Michele Placido's film tells of a love triangle set against the political turmoil and student protests in Italy in the late 1960s. Nicola, a young good-looking policeman, finds himself assigned to infiltrate the student protest movement. But before long, he falls in love with Laura, a key protester rallying against the government. Nominated for the Golden Lion at the 2009 Venice Film Festival. Stars Riccardo Scamarcio, Jasmine Trinca and Laura Morante.

The Man Who Jumped
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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.

Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes
44:08

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
27:37

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
2:13:21

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.

Meet the people who transformed Christianity from a sect to an empire, from the Middle Ages to Vatican II, and from Martin Luther to Pope Francis.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
From the Silk Road to the Great Wall, Ancient China is a rich and diverse tapestry of dynasties and empires. Learn more about the rich history of one of the world's largest superpowers.
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
The Egyptian Empire was once the pinnacle of civilisation. An explosion of wealth, power and creativity made it the envy of the ancient world. But what led to its downfall?
The storming of the Bastille by a mob of Parisians on July 14, 1789, set loose a generation of warfare and sowed the seeds for the modern political system.
From the dramatisation of the American Revolution in Sons of Liberty through to how Gene Sharp's nonviolent revolutionary theories helped inspire the Arab Spring, see how revolution has reshaped the world.
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD, it left a trail of destruction in its wake. Among them, the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
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)
Explore 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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