Actress Ellen Page (Juno, Inception) and her best friend, Ian Daniel, set off on a journey to explore LGBTQI cultures around the world. From Japan to Brazil, they discover the multiplicity of LGBTQI experiences through amazing people and their stories of struggle and triumph in this Emmy-nominated program. Ellen and Ian are in Japan, on a journey which includes getting friend-married at a Buddhist temple, working at a rent-a-friend agency and partying in the world's smallest gay bar.
Back on the streets of Pattaya with tourist cop Howard a man having a little rest and relaxation in the city gets robbed and drugged by a prostitute; while another tourist runs into the sea to avoid paying for his restaurant and bar bill.
This two-year investigation provides a view from the inside about what it's like to be drawn into radicalism. This gripping documentary investigates why some young Muslims in the West embrace violent extremism and go abroad to fight holy wars, and in some cases, why they come to reject it.
This fly-on-the-wall documentary makes use of remote-controlled cameras fitted to an ordinary London bus to explore the unique role this form of public transport plays in the hectic night lives of the capital's residents. The first episode reveals how the city's status as a 24-hour party hotspot means that the night bus has become a popular place to find romance.
This week Morgan discusses British food with Diane Smith, Dave Gorman and Britain's favourite culinary face, Jamie Oliver, before he takes on a transatlantic eating challenge, and visits a black pudding factory in Bury.
Karl travels to Mexico to perform an underwater inspection in raw sewage and meets a man who's recycled plastic bottles into his own island. In the US, he meets a man who eats roadkill and helps clean up a hoarder's house.
From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever.
In Stockholm, anything goes, except what's forbidden. The Swedish capital, known for its open-mindedness, knows how to cultivate a paradox. Prostitution is authorised, but being a client of one is forbidden.
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. From the rise of Ho Chi Minh in 1959 and the subsequent formation of the Vietcong to the deadly battle in La Drang valley in 1965 through to the quagmire of the Vietnam War in the late 1960s and its eventual conclusion in 1975, no detail is spared in this three-part, back to back special.
The return of SBS's critically acclaimed series East West 101 explores the fallout from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through a series of violent crimes committed in Australia. In episode one, the sophisticated robbery of an armoured guard van leaves four dead, including some of the robbers themselves.
First-time director Miraz Bezar presents a raw and confronting story set in Diyarbakir, Turkey in the 1990s. Ten-year-old Gulistan and her younger brother Firat are normal, happy-go-lucky kids until they witness the murder of their journalist father and mother by a secret paramilitary force. After their caretaker auntie also disappears in mysterious circumstances, the children are left to fend for themselves on the tough streets of one of Turkey's most dangerous cities. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2009 Ghent International Film Festival.
Untold Australia is a documentary series that goes inside three very different communities which exist within unique pockets of Australia, whose presence and way of life remain widely unknown to outsiders of these close-knit cultural groups.
In Barcelona, a metropolis without barriers or taboo, sexual freedom is one of the demands made by a society that claims to be more tolerant. Turned towards the Mediterranean, Barcelona makes an impression on hearts and bodies with its character, which is resolutely turned towards pleasure. Everyone is attentive to everyone else in their demanding, unabashed search for pure pleasure.
In Montreal, the capital of liberal sex, saucy old songs coexist alongside the most revolutionary of behaviours. Night birds are prepared for all sorts of dramatisations. Glamour networks abound on the internet and the Fetish Weekend is a roaring success. But whereas gays and straights did not really used to mingle, today's youth wants to do away with ghettos, which doesn't stop them taking precautions against STDs.
A stopover in Beirut, where poverty and luxury exist side by side, everything happens far from the public eye. In a society dominated by patriarchy, homosexuals are seen out together, while lesbians hide away. Some people advocate a radical change and would like to establish a secular State, but religion remains a sensitive subject. Yet when it comes to eroticism, tongues start to loosen.
Morgan Spurlock, the Oscar-nominated US filmmaker, presents a satirical talk show that takes a comedic look at the differences between British and American culture. Morgan will be joined in the studio by top celebrities, a live band and comics from both sides of the Atlantic with plenty to say about US/UK relations and the good and bad in both countries.
In 2014, one of the last tribes that had had no contact with the outside world emerged from the Amazon rainforest. This documentary has exclusive access to the tribe and documents first contact with members of the previously isolated tribe called the Txapanawa on the bank of the Envira River in the village of Simpatia in Brazil. An anthropologist, Jose Carlos Meirelles goes deep into the Amazon to learn whether the emergence of a long-hidden tribe signals the end of humans living in total isolation.
In Buenos Aires, the men are still hot-blooded and the women are refusing the status of "big-boobed bimbos". Here, gay marriage is legal but women still must fight for their rights. In order not to be considered bimbos, some women resort to provocation and pornography. While transvestites tour the parks at night, youngsters learn the rudiments of sexuality in high-school toilets, plus a certain collector's dream of a Museum of Eroticism.
In Spirit Time, Imran Farook offers his take on spiritual yoga, or 'spoga'. The Prince of Mumbai is casting hopeful girls for his new reality series 'Make Me a Princess'. Nazeem is on the streets as a charity collector with a bucket, but definitely without a cause. Prince Harry's humanitarian, army hero body-double Gary is here to help him keep up royal appearances while he is partying hard on his gap year.
When Australian kickboxing champion Roger Abbas was killed in mysterious circumstances in Syria in late 2012, it set off a chain of stories in the national media about Australian citizens heading over there to take part in the war - either as humanitarians or 'jihadists'. But why would born and bred Aussies like Roger want to put their lives on the line for a country they have no connection to?
Head First returns for a second series and Sabour Bradley is back to take you on a wild ride into the outlandish lives of everyday Australians. Welcome to the world of porn addiction, tailor-made bodies, stem cell tourists, 'orphan' traffickers, and Aussie-led paramilitary rangers at war with poachers in Africa. Armed with a sense of humour and a willingness to get involved in the action, Sabour takes you inside those worlds.
It's a business that's enabling one of the darkest crimes of this century and Australians are unwittingly helping the business to grow and flourish. It's the twisted world of orphanage tourism in Cambodia, where 'orphans' - around 75% of whom have parents - are used as pawns in an industry that turns over huge amounts of money annually, much of it coming from well-intentioned Australians.
South Africa is a vibrant, multi-racial democracy, a model of reconciliation and opportunity. But Louis visits for a different story - he's heard about a group of whites opposed to the new regime, determined to build communities for whites only.
Budhia Singh was born in India and, at the age of three was sold by his impoverished mother to a street hawker. Destined to lead a desperate existence as a beggar, Budhia was rescued by Biranchi, a concerned judo coach, who ran an orphanage for slum children. It didn't take long for Budhia to reveal his remarkable talent for running, leading Biranchi to embark on a mission to turn Budhia into India's greatest runner. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.
Sabour heads to Arnhem Land to spend two weeks in a small town called Yirrkala living completely under the rules of the Intervention. On his first night a suicide attempt by a young future leader shocks him to his core. Sabour starts asking around and finds out that this is a common thing amongst boys in the community.
In tonight's finale, Uncle Sam gives his Islamic Australia dream one last chance by making it onto the news. Imran Farook gives some particularly deep spiritual makeovers in Spirit Time. In Flip World where White Australians are the minority, there's an alarming security incident at the airport. Nazeem hits the streets in a social experiment to test public generosity for some controversial 'causes'.
In Flip World, casting auditions are taking place for the token white best friend in a romantic comedy. Uncle Sam attempts to secure the grey vote and takes his campaign to the elderly. Nazeem helps a group of recent immigrants by teaching them a lesson in Australian culture 101. The Indian Action Hero takes on a street gang armed with a burger, and The Hollywood Arab tries a spot of shopping.
Narrated by Ian McKellen, this powerful documentary introduces the members of Britain's underground Muslim drag queen community. How do gay Muslims publicly reconcile their secularity with their cultural identity?
As well as lying at the heart of American car manufacture, Michigan is also home to demolition derby, the epitome of car destruction. This week, Louis Theroux tries to infiltrate this subculture by driving in a derby himself. He seeks advice from ice deliverer and demo derby driver Jon Lipka, who warns him that a scared person isn't going to be a good driver. After watching Lipdka in competition,Theroux begins to wonder if he is up to the challenge.
Imran Farook is back to make a guest invisible in Spirit Time. In his latest social experiment, Nazeem is making more unusual, illegal deliveries from the back of his dodgy truck to see if anyone will stop him, or turn a blind eye. Tension is building in the Muslim Shore house as some serious hygiene issues are revealed. A range of race-specific toy dolls are unleashed on the public. (S.1 Ep.7)
In Spirit Time, Imran Farook is cleansing spirits during 'spoga', or spirit yoga. It's Ramadan in the Muslim Shore house and the fasting housemates are in for a big surprise - an arranged marriage. The Prince of Mumbai tries to win over the ladies of Sydney with stand-up comedy. Nazeem carries out spot citizenship tests to gauge whether Aussies are fit to live in the country.
Nazeem Hussain takes to the streets ready to sign autographs and pose for photos as 'ethnic' celebrities - Sachin Tendulkar, will.i.am and Jackie Chan, to see if anyone will spot the difference. The Prince of Mumbai is going speed dating to find an Aussie bride, and Uncle Sam continues on the campaign trail for Prime Minister. Meanwhile, there's a new kid on the block. He's five years old, and may just be the world's cutest terrorist.
Comedian Nazeem Hussain hosts this comedy series parodying many aspects of the Australian culture, including race relations, local and international politics and pop culture. In this episode, we meet some of the comical and controversial characters, including Uncle Sam, a taxi driver turned Prime Ministerial candidate and Imran Farook, a spiritual leader with some challenging advice for his clientele. Plus Nazeem hits the streets with a hidden camera in 'The People Smuggling Experiment'.
Louis Theroux continues his journey with a trip to Thailand - arriving in Bangkok with an appointment at Thai Anglo Introductions, a marriage agency where Western men are introduced to prospective Thai brides.
Classrooms are where respect and equality can be modelled as well as inform young people about violence and how it can be prevented. Share this playlist which focuses on building respectful relationships.
Indonesia is a diverse country with over 300 ethnic groups, and home to more than 700 living languages. Find all about Indonesian food, culture, language and relationship with Australia in this playlist.
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)
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)
It is important to know about different individuals that seek refuge in Australia and around the world. Watch this playlist to get an insight into the life of refugees. (ACHASSI099,ACDSEH146,VCHHK095,VCGGK124,VCHHK159).
Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is a special time for Muslims. See how the community fasts from dawn and dines together come sunset with Behind the News and Compass. (ACHASSK065,VCHHK077)
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.