The Family Law
23:05

The Family Law

Season 2 Episode 5 SBS July 13, 2017

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
After the family car breaks down, Jenny is forced to confront her lack of financial independence, and Benjamin and Melissa come to blows about his commitment to the school play.

After the family car breaks down, Jenny is forced to confront her lack of financial independence, and Benjamin and Melissa come to blows about his commitment to the school play.

How China Made It
43:28

How China Made It

Season 1 Episode 3 Discovery Channel January 5, 2019

Geography

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Explores the many ways Chinese people's daily lives have continued to change since 1978 - from education to travel, and from culture to health.

Explores the many ways Chinese people's daily lives have continued to change since 1978 - from education to travel, and from culture to health.

How China Made It
43:27

How China Made It

Season 1 Episode 2 Discovery Channel December 29, 2018

Geography

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tells the stories of the entrepreneurs, the business people, and the industrialists who jumped at the new chances and opportunities that arose thanks to the different policies ...

Tells the stories of the entrepreneurs, the business people, and the industrialists who jumped at the new chances and opportunities that arose thanks to the different policies of the reform era.

How China Works
43:32

How China Works: Lifestyle Revolution

Season 2 Episode 1 Discovery Channel September 29, 2018

Design and technologies

Geography

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From manmade peaks to breaking scientific frontiers, host Danny Forster investigates China's phenomenal growth as the country embarks on its 13th five year plan, transforming ...

From manmade peaks to breaking scientific frontiers, host Danny Forster investigates China's phenomenal growth as the country embarks on its 13th five year plan, transforming from world manufacturer to world innovator.

Witness: Disaster In Japan
44:38

Witness: Disaster In Japan

National Geographic September 19, 2018

Science

Asia and Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
When a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Tohoku in 2011, the world watched in stunned horror as a tsunami lay waste to everything in its path. Reconstruct events through the ...

When a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Tohoku in 2011, the world watched in stunned horror as a tsunami lay waste to everything in its path. Reconstruct events through the eyes of those who survived.

Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure
53:59

Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure: Thailand - Beaches and Mountains

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS July 18, 2014

Geography

Design and technologies

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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The Hairy Bikers travel to the palm-lined beaches of the south and the jungle-clad mountains of the north to discover how Thailand's multi-cultural history and its place at ...

The Hairy Bikers travel to the palm-lined beaches of the south and the jungle-clad mountains of the north to discover how Thailand's multi-cultural history and its place at the heart of the spice trade has created a rich and varied cuisine, with influences from all over the world. They meet a coconut-picking monkey, enjoy a delicious Ramadan dinner and head out to sea during the monsoon for what turns out to be a rather nerve-wracking fishing expedition.

Secret Pakistan: Double Cross
51:38

Secret Pakistan: Double Cross

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC September 8, 2014

Civics and citizenship

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Following the killing of Osama Bin Laden this is a shocking investigation into how Pakistan's government and its intelligence agency, the ISI, have helped build the insurgency ...

Following the killing of Osama Bin Laden this is a shocking investigation into how Pakistan's government and its intelligence agency, the ISI, have helped build the insurgency in Afghanistan.

The Family Law
23:14

The Family Law

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS January 28, 2016

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
After Benjamin takes the initiative and forces the family into group therapy, their no-nonsense counsellor Sandra suggests Danny takes the children off Jenny on weekends. That ...

After Benjamin takes the initiative and forces the family into group therapy, their no-nonsense counsellor Sandra suggests Danny takes the children off Jenny on weekends. That way, Jenny can see Danny being engaged with parenthood for once, and Jenny can get much-needed time to herself. Meanwhile, Benjamin is distressed to discover Melissa has scored a role on TV before him.

The Story of China
53:59

The Story of China: The Golden Age

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS April 27, 2016

History

Ancient history

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Michael Wood embarks on a great historical adventure, exploring the stories, people and landscapes that have helped create Chinas distinctive character and genius over four ...

Michael Wood embarks on a great historical adventure, exploring the stories, people and landscapes that have helped create Chinas distinctive character and genius over four thousand years. In this episode, Michael explores Chinas most creative dynasty the Song (960-1279). He travels to Twin Dragon Alley, where locals tell him the legend of the baby boys who became emperors and the inventions that made the Song one of the greatest eras in world culture. The Golden Age ended in 1127 after the Kaifeng attack, but the Song continued to survive in the South in their new capital, Hangzhou. There Michael joins locals dancing by the West Lake. In the countryside, he meets Mr Xie who has records of 40 generations of ancestors.

How China Works
43:39

How China Works: Infrastructure

Season 2 Episode 3 Discovery Channel October 13, 2018

Design and technologies

Geography

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
By 2022, almost half of the Chinese population will become middle income earners. Host Danny Forster is on a journey to see what happens when half a billion people are in ...

By 2022, almost half of the Chinese population will become middle income earners. Host Danny Forster is on a journey to see what happens when half a billion people are in search of a better quality of life.

China's Pop Idols
23:57

China's Pop Idols

SBS December 19, 2018

Music

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A vibrant film from China exploring the extraordinary world of the country's up-and-coming pop stars. China's aspiring musicians are global citizens, inspired by US hip-hop, ...

A vibrant film from China exploring the extraordinary world of the country's up-and-coming pop stars. China's aspiring musicians are global citizens, inspired by US hip-hop, British punk, and the slick routines of Korean pop. But as Marcel Theroux reveals, they face the special challenges of working under increasing censorship and a deeply authoritarian government.

China's Vision of the Future
44:13

China's Vision of the Future

Episode 3 National Geographic October 9, 2019

Design and technologies

Asia and Australia

Sustainability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
China is increasingly turning to technology to meet the needs of its burgeoning population. Will robots help the population, or put them out of work? Alternative title: China: ...

China is increasingly turning to technology to meet the needs of its burgeoning population. Will robots help the population, or put them out of work? Alternative title: China: Innovation Nation.

Trails From The East
49:51

Trails From The East : Cambodia - Country Of Scars

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 September 29, 2011

Asia and Australia

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This episode follows a train journey through Cambodia. It was not that long ago that Cambodia lost a quarter of its citizens under the Pol Pot regime. During this period the ...

This episode follows a train journey through Cambodia. It was not that long ago that Cambodia lost a quarter of its citizens under the Pol Pot regime. During this period the railways became dilapidated due to neglect and conflict, but now there is a daily connection between the capital and the Thai border. Along the way, passengers talk about daily survival and the difficult task of coming to terms with the past.

Trails From The East
52:16

Trails From The East: Myanmar And Bangladesh

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS2 October 20, 2011

Asia and Australia

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tonight's episode chronicles the journey from Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) to Benapole, the border between Bangladesh and India. Outside of the train there are interviews with ...

Tonight's episode chronicles the journey from Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) to Benapole, the border between Bangladesh and India. Outside of the train there are interviews with Burmese political refugees. The trip ends in Bangladesh, a country that has endured famines, natural disasters and widespread poverty.

Trails From The East
52:07

Trails From The East: The Balkans - Europe's Blind Spot

Season 1 Episode 13 SBS2 December 15, 2011

Asia and Australia

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tonight's train journey travels from Istanbul, through Sofia, Zagreb, and Munich back to Amsterdam. On board the train, passengers talk about migration and a united Europe. ...

Tonight's train journey travels from Istanbul, through Sofia, Zagreb, and Munich back to Amsterdam. On board the train, passengers talk about migration and a united Europe. The European dream is alive everywhere. At the same time there is insecurity about joining the EU and the price one will have to pay.

Exploring China
56:01

Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS January 24, 2013

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In this episode, Ken and Ching leave the heaving megacities far behind to embark on an intrepid journey across China's vast western frontier where few travellers dare to venture.

In this episode, Ken and Ching leave the heaving megacities far behind to embark on an intrepid journey across China's vast western frontier where few travellers dare to venture.

Secrets of China
52:22

Secrets of China: Fit In Or Fail

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 January 27, 2016

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Billie JD Porter reveals what it's really like to grow up in China, where respect for state and elders is being drilled into the next generation. If you don't fit in, you are ...

Billie JD Porter reveals what it's really like to grow up in China, where respect for state and elders is being drilled into the next generation. If you don't fit in, you are often seen as a failure.

Smart China: Start Up Revolutions
43:25

Smart China: Start Up Revolutions

Episode 1 Discovery Channel September 15, 2018

Asia and Australia

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In episode 1 Jordan is venturing to Beijing to see how world leading universities, daring venture capitalists and government policy is helping to create the 'Silicon Valley' ...

In episode 1 Jordan is venturing to Beijing to see how world leading universities, daring venture capitalists and government policy is helping to create the 'Silicon Valley' of China in Zhongguancun.