Tropfest TV
25:27

Tropfest TV: Food

Season 1 Episode 8 SBS2 October 27, 2013

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
To celebrate the broadcast of Tropfest on SBS2 later this year, we're showcasing some of the best films from the world's largest short film festival.

To celebrate the broadcast of Tropfest on SBS2 later this year, we're showcasing some of the best films from the world's largest short film festival.

Ronny Chieng: International Student
25:27

Ronny Chieng: International Student

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC June 28, 2017

Media arts

Drama

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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After accidentally loading a virus onto Asher's computer, Ronny goes on an epic quest to recover her assignment.

After accidentally loading a virus onto Asher's computer, Ronny goes on an epic quest to recover her assignment.

Frontline
25:26

Frontline: The Great Pretenders

ABC Comedy/Kids May 10, 2018

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Mike is upset when a viewer accuses the show of being irresponsible. Meanwhile, Marty helps a killer to walk free.

Mike is upset when a viewer accuses the show of being irresponsible. Meanwhile, Marty helps a killer to walk free.

Frontline
25:26

Frontline: My Generation

ABC Comedy/Kids May 17, 2018

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
This show satirised real people and news events, poking fun at the tactics employed by current affairs news shows like foot-in-the-door interview techniques and chequebook ...

This show satirised real people and news events, poking fun at the tactics employed by current affairs news shows like foot-in-the-door interview techniques and chequebook journalism.

Dave in the Life
25:26

Dave in the Life: Of A Homeless Person

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS September 10, 2009

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
With the world's economy in a mess, more and more people are ending up without a roof over their heads. Dave discovers what it's like to be homeless in the big city. He feels ...

With the world's economy in a mess, more and more people are ending up without a roof over their heads. Dave discovers what it's like to be homeless in the big city. He feels what it's like to be hungry, cold and humiliated but somehow, through the kindness of strangers, he manages to see the sunshine and not the rain.

Tonightly with Tom Ballard
25:26

Tonightly with Tom Ballard

Season 1 Episode 13 ABC Comedy/Kids December 20, 2017

News and current affairs

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Tom Ballard is joined by Greta Lee-Jackson, Greg Larsen and Bridie Connell to put their bodies on the line for the sake of truth, facts and punchlines - providing 'content' ...

Tom Ballard is joined by Greta Lee-Jackson, Greg Larsen and Bridie Connell to put their bodies on the line for the sake of truth, facts and punchlines - providing 'content' that makes 'sense' of the day's 'news'.

Frontline
25:25

Frontline: "I" Disease

ABC Comedy/Kids June 14, 2018

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
This show satirised real people and news events, poking fun at the tactics employed by current affairs news shows like foot-in-the-door interview techniques and chequebook ...

This show satirised real people and news events, poking fun at the tactics employed by current affairs news shows like foot-in-the-door interview techniques and chequebook journalism.

Video Killed the Radio Star
25:22

Video Killed the Radio Star: Guns 'n' Roses

Season 2 Episode 5 Smooth/Arts February 17, 2018

Music

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This absorbing collection of interviews with some of the world's greatest rock stars sees them recall all the experiences they had when they made their first music videos.

This absorbing collection of interviews with some of the world's greatest rock stars sees them recall all the experiences they had when they made their first music videos.

Comedy School
25:22

Comedy School

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS November 13, 2010

Drama

Media arts

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Find out what it really takes to be a stand-up comedian in this four-part observational documentary series that follows ten students as they attempt to learn the tricks of the ...

Find out what it really takes to be a stand-up comedian in this four-part observational documentary series that follows ten students as they attempt to learn the tricks of the trade under the guidance of veteran Australian comedian Rob McHugh. Tonight, the students write and perform their first comedy set on the classroom mini stage and show that they have a mountain to climb. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.

Dave In The Life
25:18

Dave In The Life: Of A Survivalist

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS June 14, 2012

Media arts

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Some people are taking precautions and preparing for the ultimate worst-case scenario. But is the end of the world really just around the corner or are the "survivalists" just ...

Some people are taking precautions and preparing for the ultimate worst-case scenario. But is the end of the world really just around the corner or are the "survivalists" just paranoid? Dave leaves the city to join those who believe the end is nigh. He seeks out food in the wilderness, has nightmares about eating a childhood pet and hankers for the wonders of modern medicine.

Cloudstreet: Adapting An Australian Classic
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Cloudstreet: Adapting An Australian Classic

Showcase May 3, 2011

Literature

Media arts

English

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Take a look behind the scenes at the mini series production of Tim Winton's award-winning masterpiece Cloudstreet; a celebration of post-war working-class Australia.

Take a look behind the scenes at the mini series production of Tim Winton's award-winning masterpiece Cloudstreet; a celebration of post-war working-class Australia.

Movie Stars
25:15

Movie Stars: Denzel Washington

Season 2 Episode 4 Foxtel Arts February 3, 2017

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Drama

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Denzel Washington is an actor who was fully formed from the beginning. Cry Freedom showed an ability that would shine through in Glory and Malcolm X, yet no one can take you ...

Denzel Washington is an actor who was fully formed from the beginning. Cry Freedom showed an ability that would shine through in Glory and Malcolm X, yet no one can take you to the dark side better than him.

Frontline
25:14

Frontline: The Invisible Man

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC Comedy/Kids March 15, 2018

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Mike spends the episode trying to raise his profile while Brooke gets into trouble for her hidden camera story.

Mike spends the episode trying to raise his profile while Brooke gets into trouble for her hidden camera story.

Bogan Pride
25:13

Bogan Pride: The Roller Skating Rink

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS August 12, 2013

Media arts

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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The doctor has told Berenice that she will need a stomach stapling operation costing $10,000, or else her future does not look very..large. After aunty Cassandra's suggestion ...

The doctor has told Berenice that she will need a stomach stapling operation costing $10,000, or else her future does not look very..large. After aunty Cassandra's suggestion of selling 'bonsai cats', Jennie encounters her father, Burt (guest-star Brian Mannix), a compulsive gambler, who recommends that Jennie give him all of her savings, saying that he could turn them into $10,000 easily. When that gamble doesn't pay off, Jennie is forced to 'sell herself' in order to sell her bonsai cats at the re-opening of the local roller skating rink.

The Gruen Transfer
25:13

The Gruen Transfer

Season 2 Episode 1 Comedy November 18, 2011

Media Arts

English

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Honest, funny and revealing, The Gruen Transfer, a runaway hit in 2008, is about how advertising works and how it works on us. It lifts the bonnet on the carefully constructed ...

Honest, funny and revealing, The Gruen Transfer, a runaway hit in 2008, is about how advertising works and how it works on us. It lifts the bonnet on the carefully constructed and manufactured messages that surround us all. Examining the best and worst of advertising, acknowledging the art and science involved, The Gruen Transfer brings some of the pointiest and most creative minds in the ad industry together to discuss the power of persuasion.

Comedy School
25:11

Comedy School

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS November 20, 2010

Drama

Media arts

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Find out what it really takes to be a stand-up comedian in this four-part observational documentary series that follows ten students as they attempt to learn the tricks of the ...

Find out what it really takes to be a stand-up comedian in this four-part observational documentary series that follows ten students as they attempt to learn the tricks of the trade. With their Comedy Store appearance less than two weeks away, the pressure is rising amongst the group, and teacher Rob has to do some straight talking with some under-performing students. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.

Park Street
25:11

Park Street

Season 1 Episode 1 Arena February 23, 2011

Media arts

Visual arts

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Find out what goes into getting some of Australia's hottest magazines delivered to newsstands across the country as we give you unprecedented access to the inner circle of the ...

Find out what goes into getting some of Australia's hottest magazines delivered to newsstands across the country as we give you unprecedented access to the inner circle of the magazine industry's Sydney headquarters.

Tropfest TV
25:10

Tropfest TV: Money

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 September 29, 2013

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The theme for episode three of Tropfest TV is Money. Emptys, a Tropfest New York 2012 winner, is a documentary which follows people who collect discarded cans and bottles as ...

The theme for episode three of Tropfest TV is Money. Emptys, a Tropfest New York 2012 winner, is a documentary which follows people who collect discarded cans and bottles as their main source of income. Cash Cow, a Tropfest Australia 2013 Finalist, is the story of the desperately unhappy Ca$h Cow on Channel 7's Sunrise who hatches a plan to break out of his dodgy cow costume once and for all. Luck and What's Beyond was a Tropfest Arabia 2011 Finalist in which a homeless man finds a wishing well and thinks it will solve all his troubles before discovering it is a trap. The Hustle was a Tropfest Australia 2013 Finalist and follows a pub pool game where everyone is not only playing, but getting played.