Blue Water Empire
54:38

Blue Water Empire

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC July 9, 2019

Indigenous Australians

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
After the collapse of pearling, many Torres Strait Islanders are forced to migrate to the mainland for work. Legendary leaders like Eddie Koiki Mabo and George Mye take huge ...

After the collapse of pearling, many Torres Strait Islanders are forced to migrate to the mainland for work. Legendary leaders like Eddie Koiki Mabo and George Mye take huge strides returning autonomy to the people.

Blue Water Empire
50:11

Blue Water Empire

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC July 2, 2019

Indigenous Australians

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The pearling boom brings thousands of strangers to the region and has a profound economic and cultural impact on the Torres Strait. Missionaries introduce Christianity, which ...

The pearling boom brings thousands of strangers to the region and has a profound economic and cultural impact on the Torres Strait. Missionaries introduce Christianity, which affects traditional language, dance and tradition.

Blue Water Empire
48:57

Blue Water Empire

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC June 25, 2019

Indigenous Australians

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An introduction to the Torres Straits and a fascinating exploration of the concepts that shaped Torres Strait Islander culture and custom before white settlement.

An introduction to the Torres Straits and a fascinating exploration of the concepts that shaped Torres Strait Islander culture and custom before white settlement.

Etched in Bone
1:13:03

Etched in Bone

NITV June 24, 2019

Indigenous Australians

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
When the Smithsonian Institution agrees to repatriate stolen human bones from northern Australia, an Aboriginal elder creates a ceremony that restores his ancestors' spirits ...

When the Smithsonian Institution agrees to repatriate stolen human bones from northern Australia, an Aboriginal elder creates a ceremony that restores his ancestors' spirits to their homeland.

Here I Am
1:26:54

Here I Am

NITV June 8, 2019

Media arts

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Karen is a beautiful young woman with a dark past, but she's got potential and she knows it. Fresh out of prison, she finds herself on the streets with a burning desire to ...

Karen is a beautiful young woman with a dark past, but she's got potential and she knows it. Fresh out of prison, she finds herself on the streets with a burning desire to turn her life around but no one to call for help. Eventually, she finds a haven at a shelter for women like herself. With the support of her new community of friends, Karen begins the journey of reconnecting with her estranged mother and her young daughter, and she is soon propelled to face the most difficult truths of her life. But she's determined to never give up.

In My Country
1:38:42

In My Country

NITV April 20, 2019

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Indigenous Australians

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Can the deep wounds of Apartheid be healed through reconciliation? Anna Malan and Langston Whitfield must both question their sense of identity, where they belong and their ...

Can the deep wounds of Apartheid be healed through reconciliation? Anna Malan and Langston Whitfield must both question their sense of identity, where they belong and their personal responsibility.

Black Comedy
27:44

Black Comedy

Season 3 Episode 6 ABC October 24, 2018

Media arts

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The cast of Wake Up to Yourself ask a white guest how they can be better black people, an Indigenous woman comes out to her parents, and we blow the lid off the illegal ...

The cast of Wake Up to Yourself ask a white guest how they can be better black people, an Indigenous woman comes out to her parents, and we blow the lid off the illegal Confirmation of Aboriginality trade in COA.

Black Comedy
27:45

Black Comedy

Season 3 Episode 5 ABC October 17, 2018

Media arts

Indigenous Australians

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Blakforce respond to a whiteface complaint, Will gets more than he bargained for when he engages the services of an Indigenous call girl, and the Wigglymuyu Dancers turn their ...

Blakforce respond to a whiteface complaint, Will gets more than he bargained for when he engages the services of an Indigenous call girl, and the Wigglymuyu Dancers turn their attention to spirits of the alcoholic kind.

After the Apology
1:21:56

After the Apology

NITV October 14, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The rate of Indigenous child removal has increased at an exponential rate since then-prime minister Kevin Rudd delivered the apology to the Stolen Generations in 2008. In ...

The rate of Indigenous child removal has increased at an exponential rate since then-prime minister Kevin Rudd delivered the apology to the Stolen Generations in 2008. In After the Apology, four Aboriginal grandmothers challenge government policies to bring their grandchildren home. Their grassroots actions spearhead a national movement to curb the skyrocketing rates of child removal.

Black Comedy
28:48

Black Comedy

Season 3 Episode 4 ABC October 10, 2018

Media arts

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Blakforce SCU: Special Coconut Unit try to uncover a mole in their ranks, the Bondi Blackfella finds himself torn between saving a life and enjoying a cup of tea, and the ...

The Blakforce SCU: Special Coconut Unit try to uncover a mole in their ranks, the Bondi Blackfella finds himself torn between saving a life and enjoying a cup of tea, and the Tracker makes a triumphant return.

Black Comedy
27:18

Black Comedy

Season 3 Episode 3 ABC October 3, 2018

Media arts

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An Indigenous group finally gets their land back - but aren't sure what to do with it, Blakforce returns as Officer Nath goes undercover and we meet an Indigenous man on a ...

An Indigenous group finally gets their land back - but aren't sure what to do with it, Blakforce returns as Officer Nath goes undercover and we meet an Indigenous man on a charity walk around Australia.

Black Comedy
28:20

Black Comedy

Season 3 Episode 2 ABC September 26, 2018

Media arts

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
We pay homage to '70s horror classic the Exorcist with the Cuzorcist, the tale of a family whose home is possessed by an unwanted Cousin, the Bondi Blackfella gets ...

We pay homage to '70s horror classic the Exorcist with the Cuzorcist, the tale of a family whose home is possessed by an unwanted Cousin, the Bondi Blackfella gets existential, and the world's most belligerent GPS returns.

Black Comedy
27:20

Black Comedy

Season 3 Episode 1 ABC September 19, 2018

Media arts

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Black Comedy returns with a new season. Meet a Torres Strait Islander man stuck on a desert island with the whitest people ever; the Bondi Blackfella, an Indigenous lifesaver ...

Black Comedy returns with a new season. Meet a Torres Strait Islander man stuck on a desert island with the whitest people ever; the Bondi Blackfella, an Indigenous lifesaver with an aversion to the sea and revisit Blakforce.

Bluey
13:47

Bluey

NITV September 7, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A moving and powerful portrait of a young woman trapped in a cycle of violence, hopelessness and despair. She meets a mystery mentor who could change everything.

A moving and powerful portrait of a young woman trapped in a cycle of violence, hopelessness and despair. She meets a mystery mentor who could change everything.

The Collard Family v the State of WA
1:01:59

The Collard Family v the State of WA

NITV September 1, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In 2010, the Collard family from WA's wheat belt embarked on legal action against the government of Western Australia in the state's first stolen generation compensation claim ...

In 2010, the Collard family from WA's wheat belt embarked on legal action against the government of Western Australia in the state's first stolen generation compensation claim case.

On Stage
9:44

On Stage

NITV August 12, 2018

Indigenous Australians

Music

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Dean, a gay Aboriginal male, is banished from home by his father but goes on to become a celebrated cabaret performer as Dee the Performer. In between the conflict is Dean's ...

Dean, a gay Aboriginal male, is banished from home by his father but goes on to become a celebrated cabaret performer as Dee the Performer. In between the conflict is Dean's mother, who feels torn between her husband and son.

Wrong Kind of Black
1:01:58

Wrong Kind of Black

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 5, 2018

Indigenous Australians

History

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Based on the lives of Monty and Paul Pryor, from the cops and the crocs of '60s Palm Island to blood-spattered dance floors of '70s Melbourne nightclubs, we get a rare ...

Based on the lives of Monty and Paul Pryor, from the cops and the crocs of '60s Palm Island to blood-spattered dance floors of '70s Melbourne nightclubs, we get a rare perspective on a tumultuous era in Australia's history.

Spear
1:18:29

Spear

ABC July 12, 2018

Dance

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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A young man reconciles ancient tradition with the modern, urban world in this debut feature from Stephen Page, artistic director of Australia's renowned Bangarra Dance Theatre.

A young man reconciles ancient tradition with the modern, urban world in this debut feature from Stephen Page, artistic director of Australia's renowned Bangarra Dance Theatre.