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.
The Hollywood Arab is still on a search for a new career path, and is teaching an art class with a twist. Petition in hand, Nazeem campaigns to raise awareness of some particularly pesky first world problems. A theological debate about cheese rocks the Muslim Shore house. Uncle Sam has a radical plan to move all Muslims to Tasmania, to create the great state of 'Islamania'.
Nazeem Hussain hosts this outrageously funny comedy series, parodying many aspects of Australian culture, including race relations, local and international politics and pop culture. In this episode, 'The Hollywood Arab' gives a cooking lesson, there's a scandal in the Muslim Shore household and Imran Farook displays his psychic abilities in 'Spirit Time'. Meanwhile, the white intervention is enforced in 'Flip World', and Nazeem tackles antisocial behaviour in his latest experiment.
Bestselling author, columnist, and raconteur Peter FitzSimons takes an explosive journey across Australia, reliving the country's forgotten race riots. In his inimitable style, FitzSimons exposes heroes and villains on a journey that spans more than 170 years, and the breadth of the country. Along the way, he demonstrates how mobs of every ethnicity have transformed our nation.
This week, Sabour gets unparalleled access to the controversial world of anti-aging clinics - specifically the one at the centre of the Essendon supplements scandal. He puts his body - and ethics - on the line to test the hormones involved, and is dragged into other worlds of drugs, money, exploitation, controversial science and steroid vacations.
After 9/11 the War on Terror makes many in the Lebanese Australian community feel their loyalty is being unfairly questioned. Zaky Mallah is a Punchbowl teenager recovering from the early death of his parents. Searching for answers in Islam he looks for meaning in jihad. As the Howard Government introduces new anti-terrorist laws, Zaky becomes the first Australian in history to be charged under the new counter-terrorist laws with planning acts of terrorism.
In the days following the Cronulla Beach riots in December 2005, many young Lebanese Australians are outraged at what they perceive as an attack by wider Australia on their Australian identity, their culture and religion.
There's a war on animals happening in Africa right now, waged by well-armed poachers and funded by international criminal syndicates. If left unchecked it will mean the extinction of the Black Rhino by 2025. The war has now even reached our shores with European police naming Australia as a key destination on the rhino horn black market.
Louis Theroux heads off to Southwest America to hunt out the people who hunt out the aliens. At Palm Springs he has a close encounter with alien killer, Thor Templar who claims to have notched up twenty alien kills over the years. Then Louis joins Ron and Shari in a friendlier alien environment as they take one of their field trips which aims to make friendly contact with beings from outer space.
Darren trains with England's crime-fighting Ninja, jumps in deep with a religious community that believes humans were created by Aliens and tours around Amsterdam's red light district with twin prostitutes in their 70s.
The final episode of the multi-award winning drama series East West 101. The series has been exploring the fallout from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through a series of violent crimes committed in Australia.
Louis Theroux investigates the world of extreme professional wrestlers in the southern United States, where wrestling is more like avant-garde theatre than an Olympic bout. The participants are very athletic, the outcome is predetermined and it's very big business with millions of fans. But, as Louis discovers when he meets the AIWF in Southern Carolina, their style of wrestling is also gory. They hit each other over the head with chairs wrapped in barbed wire and throw drawing pins down on the mat to roll around on. They're not actually trying to hurt each other, but they want to make it look as if it hurts, so they use hidden razors to make the blood flow - a practice called juicing, as in juicing an orange. Most of the wrestlers are well paid, and the world surrounding this sort of wrestling radiates good energy. Louis explains: "There's an atmosphere of Am-Dram weekends; the audience is mainly male, but of all ages, including lots of kids, like a pantomime crowd there is a warm, fuzzy feeling to the people involved."
The world of extreme bodybuilding - a subculture of people who push their bodies to the limits of human capacity - but just how far are they prepared to go. And is Louis prepared to go there too? Louis travels to California, home of the body beautiful, to see if he can join the world of extreme bodybuilding.
Now on the final leg of their journey the Brits are leaving Africa for the Philippines to discover where components for our mp3 players, dvds and computers come from. The Brits join the workers in the ultra competitive world of electronics: where productivity is everything and factories produce hundreds of thousands of components a day.
Superintendant Patricia Wright becomes personally involved in a case when a young woman is found raped and murdered after being last seen getting into a taxi late at night. The suspect is taxi driver Roman Wisniewski who was investigated and charged by Wright many years before. Wisniewski walked free with the help of a QC on that prior occasion. Now Wright sees this as a chance to put him away for a long time.
Mere Hahunga has problems with her youngest son, Sam, and enlists the help of Detective Sonny Koa. Sam is going off the rails and Mere pleads with Koa to help save him. However, stopping a youth on a mission of self-destruction is a very difficult task.
The mysterious double murder of a Jewish couple in an affluent suburb leaves police baffled with little evidence to go on. Soon after, two drug importers end up in the morgue after being shot at close range. Now the Major Crime Squad detectives must determine whether this murder is in any way linked to the robbery they are investigating or something separate.
Riley, 15, was born a boy, but is starting to go to school as a girl and pondering hormone treatment at age 16. Her parents are agonising over the decision because hormones will allow her feminine features to develop, but they are irreversible, meaning she'll become sterile.
Detective Zane Malik is deep undercover, and in danger. His mission is to link arms dealer, Akmal, with the car bomb murder of an NSO agent. But when Akmal's girlfriend, a Russian prostitute, is killed, Akmal orders a hit on the man who killed her - a sleazy sex trafficker - and he wants Malik to do it.
The armed robbery and subsequent escalating violence seems to hold a link with a drug ring and criminal activity including a massacre in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Malik is hoping that visiting Afghani police officer, Khan, can help in the investigation.
In episode two,a Somali teenage boy is found viciously bashed to death in a lonely railway tunnel. When the investigation leads Malik and Sonny Koa to a group of white youths, the detectives must determine if this murder was a result of racial conflict.
Tells the inside story of the challenges the Lebanese Australian community has faced in Australia and how they have fought to overcome them. This landmark documentary series hears from community leaders, police, families and individuals, as they combine to tell the compelling and dramatic story of a proud and resilient community, under intense pressure and scrutiny.
By the late 1990s the Lebanese Australian community is being terrorised by a violent criminal minority enforcing the drug racket with extreme violence and handguns. On the streets young teenagers aspire to the glamour of gangster rap, many working as runners and dealers for the drug gangs.
Peter FitzSimons journeys from 1952 to the present as Australians riot their way to becoming one of the most successful multicultural nations on Earth. In the "Lucky Country" race riots help work out who gets a fair share of the luck. As the 1950s dawns, Australia booms. Our grand nation building schemes need people to construct them. Enter some Continental Europeans, lured with an assisted passage and the promise of work. Peter FitzSimons tucks into a classically Anglo-Australian dinner as he discovers what incited 1000 Italians to riot in our largest migrant camp called, Bonegilla, in country Victoria, in 1952.
Hosted by Ira Glass, each episode explores one theme through first-person storytelling. We see three people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by their outcomes.
Hosted by Ira Glass, each episode explores one theme through first-person storytelling. We see three people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by the outcomes.
The Brits leave Madagascar and head to one of Africa's poorest countries, Ethiopia, and its capital Addis Ababa where they join some of the thousands of locals who rely on the leather industry to survive.
Darren goes behind the scenes with the hardcore feminist group Femen, tries to impress the self-proclaimed king of a museum Viking Village, and takes on the ultimate challenge to become a champion Chessboxer in just 7 days.
This week the Brits travel to Ghana to mine one of our oldest and most precious luxuries, gold, but also discover the impact of one of Africa's newest imports, e-waste. Joining some of the thousands of men and women who mine gold by hand, the Brits struggle to cope as exhaustion bites, tempers fray and Shievonne collapses - making the Brits question if gold truly deserves its luxurious label. But nothing the Brits have seen so far prepares them for the electrical dump site.
The Voice's Darren McMullen is rolling up his sleeves to live, work and play alongside some of the wildest characters in Europe, getting stuck into their strange and terrifying activities. He spends time with various cultural communities, spiritual groups, traditional clans and modern subcultures to gain an insight into their worlds, and wherever possible, he'll join in and participate in their traditions, customs, ceremonies, spiritual beliefs and practices. In the first episode Darren finds out what it takes to be accepted by Europe's largest gathering of My Little Pony fans; attends his own funeral at the Near Death Fiesta in Northern Spain; then discovers his inner heavy metal Viking in Sweden.
Darren McMullen finds out why men are lining up to get moustache implants in Turkey, tries to become a peasant for the day in rural Romania, and is transformed into an Alternative model, complete with tattoos and lip rings.
Hamish travels to Moscow to get a glimpse inside the world of Russia's rich and beautiful; he then visits a prison to see justice in action and discuss it with a UK journalist who served time for murder.
The Brits travel south to the famous coffee plantations of Yirgacheffe and the remote mountain village of Biolya. Here, life gets even tougher as for the first time they have no help from a local family and must survive only on the wages paid to a coffee worker. But will they be able to do enough work to afford to eat and pay rent on their simple mud hut?
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.