Truman's life is a non stop TV show. His entire life exists in one big studio with hidden cameras everywhere. He thinks he's an ordinary man with an ordinary life, until one day he discovers the truth.
This five-part series is the story of humanity, told through the greatest questions we've ever asked. Professor Brian Cox: asks where are we in the Universe? What is our destiny and that of our planet? How did the human brain arise and why did we develop consciousness? Will our search for alien life be successful, or are we alone? The answers revealed in this landmark series offer an original new perspective on human life, combining dramatic specialist photography with innovative CGI all set in spectacular locations across the world as we explore the ultimate wonder of the universe - us.
Australia's leading forum for media analysis and comment, presented by one of Australia's most respected journalists Paul Barry.
It has been 20 years since John Bell founded his groundbreaking theatre group, Bell Shakespeare. ABC2 Live celebrates this important occasion by bringing you one of Shakespeare's greatest works, King Lear, exclusively recorded by the ABC at Melbourne's Arts Centre.
Enter an alien world where some of the most persistent and ancient life forms on the planet form their own biological kingdom, a kingdom that is credited with creating life as we know it.
Inspired by a true story, The Sapphires follows four vivacious, young and talented Australian Aboriginal girls from a remote mission as they learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertains the U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968. (STUDY GUIDE AVAILABLE)
In this "coming of old age" story, a seventy-something hero, alongside his clueless wilderness ranger sidekick, travels the globe and fights beasts and villains.
Oscar-winning director Daniel Junge and Oscar-nominated director Kief Davidson take us on a journey through the Lego universe like you have never seen before. They explore the brick that has captured imaginations for generations and look at the fundamental question: Is it a toy or something more? The program delves into the extraordinary impact of the Lego brick and the innovative uses for it that have sprung up all over the world. The film takes us to art galleries full of Lego creations, introduces us to master builders making movies, into the world of Lego therapy, and brings us along to meet AFOLS (adult fans of Lego), each with amazing stories to tell.
Nominted for four AFI awards... Erica Yurken's life sucks. And from the moment the perfect Alison Ashley arrives at school, she knows there is going to be trouble.
In 1543, a diagram drawn by a Polish priest revealed to the world a new idea, which forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it; the concept of a sun-centric universe. A plaque was put aboard the unmanned Pioneer space probe in 1972 to communicate fundamental facts about Earth and its inhabitants to life on other planets. How did a single diagram fit everything in?
The story of Len, who made a billion dollars from inventing a new toilet roll, and his 12-year-old son Joe who appears to have everything he could want but what he really needs is a friend.
Jess Aarons is an outsider at school and even in his own family. Leslie Burke is the new girl at middle school. These two outsiders quickly become best friends as Leslie opens a new world of imagination for Jess and together they create the secret kingdom of Terabithia, a magical place only accessible by swinging on an old rope over a stream in the woods near their homes. There, the friends rule the kingdom, fight the Dark Master and his creatures and plot against the school bullies.
Stanley Yelnats is dogged by bad luck stemming from an ancient family curse. Perpetually in the wrong place at the wrong time, Stanley is unfairly sentenced to months of detention at Camp Green Lake for a crime he didn't commit. There, he and his camp mates are forced to dig holes. Nobody knows the real reason they're digging holes but the camp mates must stick together as they plot a daring escape from the camp to solve the mystery and break the Yelnats family curse.