A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
1:36:14

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

SBS World Movies April 8, 2017

Media arts

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes.

Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes.

Black Out
1:28:08

Black Out

SBS March 23, 2017

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
When young journalist Antoine Rives is assigned to report on the lasting effects of the Rwandan civil war, he has little sense of the atrocities that took place. That changes ...

When young journalist Antoine Rives is assigned to report on the lasting effects of the Rwandan civil war, he has little sense of the atrocities that took place. That changes when he meets a Hutu student, Clement, who is desperate to return to Rwanda in search of his stranded Tutsi girlfriend. Antoine travels with Clement to record his journey and soon finds himself immersed in the chaotic aftermath of the horrific conflict. Original title: Lignes de Front. In French.

In Your Image
1:29:04

In Your Image

SBS March 22, 2017

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Thirty-four-year-old Mathilde is still haunted by the accidental death of her five-year-old son and her subsequent break-up with the boy's father. After she meets and ...

Thirty-four-year-old Mathilde is still haunted by the accidental death of her five-year-old son and her subsequent break-up with the boy's father. After she meets and eventually marries obstetrician Thomas, Mathilde gives birth to a baby girl. But what she does not know is that the daughter she and Thomas are raising is actually a genetic clone of herself. In French.

Michou d'Auber
2:02:16

Michou d'Auber

SBS Viceland March 21, 2017

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Gerard Depardieu stars as Georges in this heart-warming story about all-conquering love and acceptance. Set in France during the Algerian War, Georges is a surly war veteran ...

Gerard Depardieu stars as Georges in this heart-warming story about all-conquering love and acceptance. Set in France during the Algerian War, Georges is a surly war veteran whose marriage to maternal Gisele is under strain due to the couple's inability to have children. When Gisele takes in an Arab foster child, she gives him an image makeover to help him find acceptance within her conservative society and with her ill-tempered husband. Directed by Thomas Gilou, and also stars Nathalie Baye and Mathieu Amalric. In French.

Women's Letters
11:23

Women's Letters

SBS Viceland February 27, 2017

Modern history

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
On the battle fields of World War I, the nurse Simon patches up the shattered faces of the infantrymen with love letters. These words from beloved women have the power to heal ...

On the battle fields of World War I, the nurse Simon patches up the shattered faces of the infantrymen with love letters. These words from beloved women have the power to heal the wounds of these paper soldiers. Short film. In French.

Halal Love (And Sex)
1:29:08

Halal Love (And Sex)

SBS World Movies February 24, 2017

Media arts

Languages

Intercultural Understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Four tragicomic interconnected stories about how devoted Muslim men and women are trying to manage their love life and desires without breaking any religious rules.

Four tragicomic interconnected stories about how devoted Muslim men and women are trying to manage their love life and desires without breaking any religious rules.

Boulevard
1:24:42

Boulevard

SBS World Movies February 22, 2017

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A devoted husband in a marriage of convenience is forced to confront his secret life.

A devoted husband in a marriage of convenience is forced to confront his secret life.

The Student
1:53:29

The Student

SBS World Movies February 22, 2017

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A Russian high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him.

A Russian high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him.

Deutschland 83
1:30:22

Deutschland 83

Episode 1 SBS February 9, 2017

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This International Emmy Award-winning eight-part German drama series is about a young man who is born and raised in East Germany, and then sent undercover to West Germany in ...

This International Emmy Award-winning eight-part German drama series is about a young man who is born and raised in East Germany, and then sent undercover to West Germany in the height of the Cold War. Martin Rauch leaves his home in East Germany to spy for the HVA undercover in the West German Army as Moritz Stamm. His job is to collect intelligence on NATO plans to station Pershing II nuclear missiles in West Germany, as aid to General Edel, and in the process, to befriend Edel's rebellious children, the angry Alex and the beautiful Yvonne.

La Bare
1:31:26

La Bare

SBS World Movies January 30, 2017

Languages

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An insider's look at the history, lives and culture of the most popular male strip club in the world, La Bare Dallas.

An insider's look at the history, lives and culture of the most popular male strip club in the world, La Bare Dallas.

Yves Saint Laurent
1:41:06

Yves Saint Laurent

SBS January 13, 2017

Media arts

Design and technologies

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In January 1958, Yves Saint Laurent, aged merely 21, was unexpectedly called upon to oversee the legendary Paris fashion house established by recently deceased Christian Dior. ...

In January 1958, Yves Saint Laurent, aged merely 21, was unexpectedly called upon to oversee the legendary Paris fashion house established by recently deceased Christian Dior. All eyes turned to this very young assistant as he presented his first collection for Dior and instantly ascended to the heights of haute couture's elite class. During Saint Laurent's breathtaking and ground-breaking show, he met with another fate in being introduced to Pierre Berge, patron of the arts, future love of his life and lifelong business partner. Three years later, the two founded the Yves Saint Laurent Company, which would rapidly become one of the biggest luxury powerhouses on the planet. In French.

Tied
1:19:02

Tied

SBS December 22, 2016

Languages

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Based on a true story that shocked France, this film explores the affair between banker Edouard Stern and his mistress. Through sadomasochism and $1 million gifts, this is the ...

Based on a true story that shocked France, this film explores the affair between banker Edouard Stern and his mistress. Through sadomasochism and $1 million gifts, this is the retelling of one of France's most high profile affairs that ended with the ultimate crime of passion. Original title: Une Histoire D'Amour. In French.

The Chef
1:21:14

The Chef

SBS December 18, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Jacky thinks his problems have been solved when he scores a unpaid cooking job at a luxury restaurant. But the head chef is facing a crisis of his own, when the new owner ...

Jacky thinks his problems have been solved when he scores a unpaid cooking job at a luxury restaurant. But the head chef is facing a crisis of his own, when the new owner tries to replace him. Stars Jean Reno.

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life
1:47:49

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

SBS December 1, 2016

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Five random days in the lives of a French family, spread out over twelve years, paint a telling picture of the ups and downs of human relationships in this comedy-drama from ...

Five random days in the lives of a French family, spread out over twelve years, paint a telling picture of the ups and downs of human relationships in this comedy-drama from France. Winner of three Cesar Awards in 2009, including Most Promising Actor and Actress. Directed by Remi Bezancon and stars Jacques Gamblin, Zabou Breitman and Deborah Francois.

Mood Indigo
1:30:49

Mood Indigo

SBS VICELAND November 26, 2016

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Chloe suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. A kindhearted dreamer crosses paths with the quick-witted girl, and after much wooing, manages ...

Chloe suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. A kindhearted dreamer crosses paths with the quick-witted girl, and after much wooing, manages to win her over.

Kill the Messenger
1:47:35

Kill the Messenger

SBS November 18, 2016

Media arts

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
When a journalist accuses the CIA of importing massive amounts of cocaine into the US to raise money for Nicaraguan Contras, he is targeted by powerful forces. Based on a true ...

When a journalist accuses the CIA of importing massive amounts of cocaine into the US to raise money for Nicaraguan Contras, he is targeted by powerful forces. Based on a true story.

Clean Hands
1:43:42

Clean Hands

SBS World Movies November 17, 2016

Media arts

Languages

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Sylvia and Eddie live a good life in Amsterdam, with money from a thriving drug trade, led by Eddie. A brutal police raid ruins everything.

Sylvia and Eddie live a good life in Amsterdam, with money from a thriving drug trade, led by Eddie. A brutal police raid ruins everything.

Attila Marcel
1:41:59

Attila Marcel

SBS November 16, 2016

Media arts

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Thirty-something Paul spends his days playing piano and being taken care of by his two overbearing aunts. But when an eccentric neighbour offers Paul a hallucinogenic herbal ...

Thirty-something Paul spends his days playing piano and being taken care of by his two overbearing aunts. But when an eccentric neighbour offers Paul a hallucinogenic herbal brew, he unlocks the great mystery of his life.