Dr James Fox tells the story of Vienna in 1908, a city of amazing creativity and dangerous tension. This was the year Gustav Klimt painted his masterpiece The Kiss, Sigmund Freud revealed the Oedipus complex, Egon Schiele produced startling pictures of humanity stripped to the bare essentials and both music and architecture took a bold step in a radical new direction. But it was also the year a struggling young artist named Adolf Hitler arrived in the city, a year that would put Vienna and Europe on the road to destruction.
Big Name No Blanket tells the extraordinary story of George Rrurrambu, the former lead singer of the pioneering Warumpi Band of the 1980s. George is the charismatic frontman, who combined rock and roll, reggae, pop and traditional culture to spread the message about Indigenous contemporary issues, awakening the Australian consciousness of a third world in its own backyard.
Californian hip hop duo Silibil n' Brains were going to be massive. What Sony didn't know was the pair were students from Scotland with fake American accents and made up identities. The Great Hip Hop Hoax is a film about truth, lies and the legacy of faking everything in the desperate pursuit of fame.
Beca, Fat Amy and the Barden Bellas are back to pitch slap the world. After a scandal threatens to derail their last year at Barden, the three-time defending champs worry that they've lost their harmony for good. With one chance left at redeeming their legacy, they must they must face off against the toughest competition on the planet: German supergroup Das Sound Machine and fight for their right to win at the World Championships of A Cappella. It will take the power of sisterhood to find their voice and see what it takes to be the world's top pitches.
In this engaging story from writer-director Scott Cooper, Oscar Winner Jeff Bridges stars as the broken-down, hard-living country music singer Bad Blake who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. However, Bad can't help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician. As he struggles down the road of redemption, Bad learns the hard way just how tough life can be on one man's crazy heart. Bad promises nothing to Jean and, as a single mum with plenty of regrets, Jean knows she'd be a fool to believe even in that. Still, they continue winding up in each other's arms. At the age of 57, Bad still lives his life out on the road, playing long-ago hits in third-rate beer joints and bowling alleys to aging crowds as drunk and yearning as he is, while his fleeting fame slides into obscurity. The most he can hope for these days is to open a big concert for his young protege, Tommy Sweet, who learned everything he knows from Bad - except Tommy, unlike Bad, managed to become rich and famous from it.
Based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers, this film follows the stories of Davy and Ally, who have to relearn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal with the everyday struggles of family, jobs and relationships.
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
William Yang found a role as a documentary photographer of the emerging artistic, literary, theatrical and queer circles in the 70s and 80s. Now Yang has adapted his original live performance method into this intimate one-hour documentary in his own frank, humorously deadpan performance style - telling the stories behind his fly-on-the-wall photographs.
A feature-length musical documentary film that follows the award-winning Black Arm Band, a gathering of some of Australia's finest Indigenous musicians, as they take to the road with their songs of resistance and freedom.
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.
The shooting of Inspector Patricia Wright's brother unites the team at Major Crime. Can they bring the killers to justice? While the detectives gather together to help their boss, a respected transplant surgeon is murdered. And Malik's wife, fed up with his obsession with work, leaves with their children.
Major Crime and NSO unite once again as a terror attack looms as a real possibility. Detective Zane Malik uses everything in his power to discover the conspirators and in doing so finally finds out why Agent Angleton was killed.
When Akmal is killed in prison, Malik is determined to find out the truth behind his murder and the murder of the NSO agent. Going to Canberra with the NSO agent's widow leads Malik to an old foe. But his absence causes problems when the squad investigates a mysterious crossbow killing. And Inspector Wright juggles professional and personal problems, as her own brother is the target of an intended hit.
An ambulance officer is stabbed to death by a kid in an Ice induced rage. When Detective Sonny Koa delivers the death knock, he bonds with the dead man's Maori family. In investigating the Ice racket, the detectives find a link to the stolen arms that killed the NSO agent in a car bomb. But can Malik convince his imprisoned target, Akmal, to help?
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.
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.
Malik works with Agent Skerritt from the NSO to track down the car bomb killers. The prime suspect is a Lebanese businessman, but is he an arms dealer? Malik goes undercover to find out, leaving a gap in the Major Crime detective unit. Also, a murder investigation reveals Chinese student, Jenny, was from a wealthy family. Her parents received ransom demands and paid the money. So why was she killed?
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.
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.
Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection. (ACAMUM080, ACAMUM084, ACAMUM088, VCAMUR020, VCAMUR024, VCAMUR028, VCAMUR032)