Forecast For Disaster
1:56:48

Forecast For Disaster: La Nina Strikes

The Weather Channel May 14, 2011

Geography

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Australia's worst bushfire struck regions across Victoria on Black Saturday, February 7, 2009. It took over 170 lives, left more than seven thousand homeless and became the ...

Australia's worst bushfire struck regions across Victoria on Black Saturday, February 7, 2009. It took over 170 lives, left more than seven thousand homeless and became the country's most devastating weather events on record. As Australia still counts the cost, this exclusive documentary looks behind the human tragedy and explains the culmination of extreme weather conditions that led to Black Saturday.

More Than A Fiesta
21:59

More Than A Fiesta: Ep 26 Of 26

Season 1 Episode 26 SBS2 June 10, 2011

History

Geography

Personal and social capability

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Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations ...

Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations as he partakes in local rituals set around the festivities of each culture, from the mock battles of Mexico's La Morisma de Bracho to Peru's Fiesta del Senor Cautivo.

Our World
22:07

Our World: Inside Assad's Syria

BBC World News July 1, 2011

Geography

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Sue Lloyd-Roberts travels undercover through Syria to the capital Damascus to find out what is really going on under Bashar al-Assad's rule.

Sue Lloyd-Roberts travels undercover through Syria to the capital Damascus to find out what is really going on under Bashar al-Assad's rule.

Third Eye
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Third Eye

BBC World News July 2, 2011

Asia and Australia

Geography

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Asia is hungry. Demand for food is rising but how can that be met in a world that needs to produce more food in the next 50 years than the whole of the previous 10,000? Third ...

Asia is hungry. Demand for food is rising but how can that be met in a world that needs to produce more food in the next 50 years than the whole of the previous 10,000? Third Eye investigates through two of the staples of life - rice and palm oil.

Our World
23:19

Our World: Ruling Iran: A Profile of the Supreme Leader

BBC World News July 29, 2011

Geography

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Through interviews with relatives, biographers and politicians, James Reynolds profiles Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader. Who is this man? And how has he ...

Through interviews with relatives, biographers and politicians, James Reynolds profiles Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader. Who is this man? And how has he consolidated Iran's Islamic Revolution?

Our World
22:35

Our World: Fallout 9/11

BBC World News September 3, 2011

Geography

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Featuring news on issues around the world. David Shukman visits Manhattan to discover how thousands of people have become seriously ill from toxic dust after 9/11.

Featuring news on issues around the world. David Shukman visits Manhattan to discover how thousands of people have become seriously ill from toxic dust after 9/11.

Our World
22:49

Our World: That September Day

BBC World News September 9, 2011

Geography

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Laura Trevelyan meets three New Yorkers all affected in different ways by 9/11. Their minute-by-minute recollections of that azure-blue morning convey the chaos and confusion ...

Laura Trevelyan meets three New Yorkers all affected in different ways by 9/11. Their minute-by-minute recollections of that azure-blue morning convey the chaos and confusion which engulfed Manhattan as the twin towers were hit by hijacked planes.

Our World
21:53

Our World: Crossing Steinbeck's America

BBC World News September 24, 2011

Geography

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As America grapples with a deepening recession, white-collar workers are now losing their homes in increasing numbers. Paul Mason travels the country down the same road as ...

As America grapples with a deepening recession, white-collar workers are now losing their homes in increasing numbers. Paul Mason travels the country down the same road as John Steinbeck's migrants in The Grapes of Wrath. Visiting homeless shelters along the way, he unexpectedly finds a growing number of middle-class people who have ended up on the street.

Harry's Arctic Heroes
51:55

Harry's Arctic Heroes

Episode 1 ABC January 16, 2012

Geography

Personal and social capability

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Prince Harry joins four British soldiers wounded in the conflict in Afghanistan on an ambitious 160 mile (260km) charity trek to the North Pole.

Prince Harry joins four British soldiers wounded in the conflict in Afghanistan on an ambitious 160 mile (260km) charity trek to the North Pole.

Modern Slavery
44:35

Modern Slavery: Ep 1 Of 3

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 January 26, 2012

Geography

Civics and citizenship

Intercultural Understanding

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Slavery exists despite the fact that it is illegal everywhere. Today, there are more slaves in the world than at any given point before in history. Trafficking, child labour, ...

Slavery exists despite the fact that it is illegal everywhere. Today, there are more slaves in the world than at any given point before in history. Trafficking, child labour, sex slavery, debt slavery and child soldiers are among the most common forms of modern slavery. In this three-part series, we meet slaves from Uganda, India, Moldova, Cambodia and France. Why does slavery still exist and what will it take to finally get rid of it?

Travels With My Family
48:07

Travels With My Family

ABC2 February 1, 2012

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

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The long family road trip is the birth right and duty of most Australians over summer ... A bit of anticipation, a lot of scenery and hours and hours to fill. But what do ...

The long family road trip is the birth right and duty of most Australians over summer ... A bit of anticipation, a lot of scenery and hours and hours to fill. But what do British families talk about on the road? In this film cameras are set up in cars as four families take to the road on journeys that are momentous and trivial, touching and funny. In the process, we see the preoccupations and secrets of the British family.

Expedition Tiger
51:46

Expedition Tiger

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC February 5, 2012

Earth and environment

Sustainability

Geography

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An expedition team comprising tiger experts, photographers, adventurers, a naturalist and a scientist, venture high into Bhutan in the Himalayas in search of big cats. They ...

An expedition team comprising tiger experts, photographers, adventurers, a naturalist and a scientist, venture high into Bhutan in the Himalayas in search of big cats. They are searching for a secret tiger population which could save the magnificent creatures from extinction.

Our World
22:35

Our World: Bahrain's Forgotten Spring

BBC World News March 16, 2012

Geography

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Featuring news on issues around the world. It's been nearly a year since Saudi troops rolled into Bahrain to help crush a pro-democracy uprising.

Featuring news on issues around the world. It's been nearly a year since Saudi troops rolled into Bahrain to help crush a pro-democracy uprising.

Gordon's Great Escape
47:54

Gordon's Great Escape: Vietnam

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC June 26, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

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Series Two of Gordon's Great Escape follows award-winning, straight-talking British chef Gordon Ramsay as he goes on a culinary adventure around South East Asia. In an attempt ...

Series Two of Gordon's Great Escape follows award-winning, straight-talking British chef Gordon Ramsay as he goes on a culinary adventure around South East Asia. In an attempt to master the region's unique and delicious food, Gordon travels to Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia to track down the best local cooks and chefs in each country. In true Gordon style, he also puts his neck on the line and has his skills tested by his mentors as he cooks for the VIPs and discerning foodies of each nation.

Coast
55:01

Coast: The Mysteries Of The Isles

Season 7 Episode 1 SBS August 31, 2012

Geography

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This series investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with a look at the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small ...

This series investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with a look at the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has become so well established and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener.

Coast
54:56

Coast: Life Beyond The Edge

Season 7 Episode 2 SBS September 7, 2012

Geography

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An exploration of the history and culture of some of the most extreme locations in Britain. Nick Crane visits the Isles of Scilly, Ruth Goodman walks the dangerous path ...

An exploration of the history and culture of some of the most extreme locations in Britain. Nick Crane visits the Isles of Scilly, Ruth Goodman walks the dangerous path traversed daily by the Branscombe Cliff farmers in Devon, and Mark Horton investigates the Transatlantic Telegraph service.

Sh*tsville Express
34:48

Sh*tsville Express: Assault

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 July 2, 2013

Civics and citizenship

Geography

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Australia is the 'Lucky Country'. At least that's what many Australians smugly think. But almost four decades after Donald Horne's slamming indictment of 'a lucky country, run ...

Australia is the 'Lucky Country'. At least that's what many Australians smugly think. But almost four decades after Donald Horne's slamming indictment of 'a lucky country, run by second-rate people who share its 'luck' what are Australia's festering sores? What are the big problems, and who has the bright ideas to fix them? Joe Hildebrand has a plan. He's taking four leaders of tomorrow on a red double-decker bus ride to 'Shitsville' in order to tackle some of Australia's most fraught issues. This week Joe tackles the issue of violence.

Our World
26:13

Our World: Freedom to be Single

BBC World News March 7, 2014

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Life in India for single women can be tough. Rupa Jha meets single women across the country who are single and she uncovers some uncomfortable truths.

Life in India for single women can be tough. Rupa Jha meets single women across the country who are single and she uncovers some uncomfortable truths.