Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
2:22:38

Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

Foxtel Arts October 20, 2016

Media arts

Critical thinking

11-12
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Tom Cruise narrates this powerful documentary, which explores the many and varied aspects of Stanley Kubrick as film director, producer, writer, photographer, husband and father.

Tom Cruise narrates this powerful documentary, which explores the many and varied aspects of Stanley Kubrick as film director, producer, writer, photographer, husband and father.

The Shawshank Redemption
2:15:32

The Shawshank Redemption

Masterpiece February 6, 2016

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literature

11-12
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An extraordinary tale of hope, friendship and survival inside a maximum security prison. Andy Dufresne is a soft-spoken, respected Maine banker who is convicted for the ...

An extraordinary tale of hope, friendship and survival inside a maximum security prison. Andy Dufresne is a soft-spoken, respected Maine banker who is convicted for the murders of his unfaithful wife and her lover. He receives a double-life sentence and is shipped off to Shawshank State Prison, Maine's toughest maximum security penitentiary. Despised at first by the other inmates because of his introverted manner, he slowly forges an unlikely friendship with the prison fixer, Red, and they both learn that hope is the ultimate means of survival.

The Shawshank Redemption
2:03:00

The Shawshank Redemption

7Flix November 11, 2018

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literature

11-12
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An extraordinary tale of hope, friendship and survival inside a maximum security prison. Andy Dufresne is a soft-spoken, respected Maine banker who is convicted for the ...

An extraordinary tale of hope, friendship and survival inside a maximum security prison. Andy Dufresne is a soft-spoken, respected Maine banker who is convicted for the murders of his unfaithful wife and her lover. He receives a double-life sentence and is shipped off to Shawshank State Prison, Maine's toughest maximum security penitentiary. Despised at first by the other inmates because of his introverted manner, he slowly forges an unlikely friendship with the prison fixer, Red, and they both learn that hope is the ultimate means of survival.

Striptease
1:54:31

Striptease

SBS World Movies August 15, 2015

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
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A stripper and single mother gets dragged into a dangerous situation after a congressman takes a fancy to her.

A stripper and single mother gets dragged into a dangerous situation after a congressman takes a fancy to her.

The Silence of the Lambs
1:53:51

The Silence of the Lambs

FOXTEL Thriller July 27, 2014

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
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A psychopath nicknamed Buffalo Bill is murdering women across the Midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the FBI sends Agent Clarice Starling to interview a demented ...

A psychopath nicknamed Buffalo Bill is murdering women across the Midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the FBI sends Agent Clarice Starling to interview a demented prisoner who may provide clues to the killer's actions. That prisoner is psychiatrist Dr Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant, diabolical cannibal who agrees to help Starling only if she'll feed his morbid curiosity with details of her own complicated life.

Air Doll
1:51:36

Air Doll

SBS October 13, 2016

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

11-12
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Middle-aged Hideo lives an ordinary life - except for the fact that his live-in lover is actually an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. Hideo treats Nozomi as a real woman and ...

Middle-aged Hideo lives an ordinary life - except for the fact that his live-in lover is actually an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. Hideo treats Nozomi as a real woman and they live together in Hideo's imagined domestic bliss. But when the doll develops human consciousness, she falls for another man.

The World According To Dick Cheney
1:49:37

The World According To Dick Cheney

Showcase March 14, 2016

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
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A revealing and personal look into the life of the former Vice President Dick Cheney, one of the world's most controversial and powerful political figures. From his early days ...

A revealing and personal look into the life of the former Vice President Dick Cheney, one of the world's most controversial and powerful political figures. From his early days in Washington to his time in the White House with President George W. Bush.

The Usual Suspects
1:41:56

The Usual Suspects

Foxtel Thriller December 6, 2015

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
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A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story.

A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story.

The Angels' Share
1:37:16

The Angels' Share

SBS World Movies October 10, 2015

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
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The story of a young Glaswegian father who narrowly avoids a prison sentence. He is determined to turn over a new leaf and when he and his friends visit a whisky distillery, a ...

The story of a young Glaswegian father who narrowly avoids a prison sentence. He is determined to turn over a new leaf and when he and his friends visit a whisky distillery, a route to a new life becomes apparent.

The 50 Year Argument
1:37:04

The 50 Year Argument

ABC July 19, 2015

Media arts

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11-12
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The 50 Year Argument profiles the provocative and influential publication The New York Review of Books and its charismatic and indefatigable founding editor, Robert Silvers, ...

The 50 Year Argument profiles the provocative and influential publication The New York Review of Books and its charismatic and indefatigable founding editor, Robert Silvers, who has guided the Review since its launch.

Stigmata
1:34:29

Stigmata

Nine July 23, 2016

Media arts

Religious studies

Critical thinking

11-12
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A priest from the Vatican is sent to Sao Paulo, Brazil to investigate the appearance of the face of the Virgin Mary on the side of a building.

A priest from the Vatican is sent to Sao Paulo, Brazil to investigate the appearance of the face of the Virgin Mary on the side of a building.

Monty Python: The Meaning Of Live
1:33:37

Monty Python: The Meaning Of Live

SBS March 1, 2015

Media arts

Drama

Critical thinking

11-12
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This observational documentary reveals the humour, chaos and passion that went into bringing the Flying Circus to the stage, while offering unique insights into each of the ...

This observational documentary reveals the humour, chaos and passion that went into bringing the Flying Circus to the stage, while offering unique insights into each of the stars. There is Eric Idle pulling the show together with Broadway panache, Terry Jones distracted by his latest feature film, John Cleese's detail-driven perfectionism, Michael Palin rediscovering the joy of improvisation, and Terry Gilliam, restless with the demands of returning to Python. Alongside the rehearsals, the story of Monty Python Live emerges as the journey to The O2 arena also takes place through four decades of Python history.

The Road To Guantanamo
1:31:27

The Road To Guantanamo

SBS August 23, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
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Winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, Michael Winterbottom and first time feature director Mat Whitecross chronicle the terrifying first-hand ...

Winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, Michael Winterbottom and first time feature director Mat Whitecross chronicle the terrifying first-hand account of three British citizens who were held for two years without charges in the American military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Known as the Tipton Three, in reference to their home town in Britain, the three were eventually returned to Britain and released, still having had no formal charges ever made against them at any time during their ordeal.

The Staircase II
1:28:17

The Staircase II

Crime + Investigation March 17, 2016

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11-12
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This new program comes after explosive developments - implicating both the forensics laboratory of the police department of North Carolina and its chief, Duane Deaver - ...

This new program comes after explosive developments - implicating both the forensics laboratory of the police department of North Carolina and its chief, Duane Deaver - recently saw the convicted subject of the series, Michael Peterson, released from jail after serving eight years of a life sentence, pending a retrial.

Tickled
1:27:45

Tickled

ABC2/Kids July 16, 2017

Critical thinking

ICT capability

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper, he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn't stop him getting ...

Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper, he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn't stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction.

Aileen: Life And Death
1:27:19

Aileen: Life And Death

ABC2 March 25, 2012

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
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Aileen Wuornos, a hitchhiking prostitute, was arrested in January 1991 for the murder of seven men in the woods of Florida. Dubbed the world's first female serial killer, her ...

Aileen Wuornos, a hitchhiking prostitute, was arrested in January 1991 for the murder of seven men in the woods of Florida. Dubbed the world's first female serial killer, her case earned her international infamy. In the early 1990s, filmmaker Nick Broomfield followed the hysterical media circus covering her bizarre and extraordinary trial. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

RAW Comedy Grand Final 2016
1:26:56

RAW Comedy Grand Final 2016

SBS2 May 29, 2016

Media arts

Critical thinking

Ethical understanding

11-12
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After throwing caution to the wind and taking the ultimate leap, the most recent crop of RAW Comedy finalists, the best of Australia's undiscovered comedy talent, thrash it ...

After throwing caution to the wind and taking the ultimate leap, the most recent crop of RAW Comedy finalists, the best of Australia's undiscovered comedy talent, thrash it out in the 2016 RAW Comedy National Grand Being crowned this year's RAW Comedy Champion results in a fast-track to the Edinburgh Fringe where they'll be catapulted into the international spotlight.

Australians On Drugs
1:12:14

Australians On Drugs

ABC2/Kids July 28, 2015

Civics and citizenship

Health and PE

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
In association with Triple J's Hack, Tom Tilley hosts a live studio discussion that will unleash a brutally honest conversation about our apparent reputation as one of the ...

In association with Triple J's Hack, Tom Tilley hosts a live studio discussion that will unleash a brutally honest conversation about our apparent reputation as one of the world's biggest consumers per capita of illicit drugs. Delving into young Australians' relationships with drugs, we'll ask: Who takes what? Why? What's their real impact? And what should we do about them?