China: Innovation Nation
44:13

China: Innovation Nation: Technology Takeover

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?

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?

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.

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins
51:42

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS December 29, 2015

Asia and Australia

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Sue Perkins makes an epic journey up the Mekong, South East Asia's greatest river, exploring lives and landscapes on the point of dramatic change. In this third episode, she ...

Sue Perkins makes an epic journey up the Mekong, South East Asia's greatest river, exploring lives and landscapes on the point of dramatic change. In this third episode, she reaches Laos, a poor country shaped by Buddhism and Communism. Gaining access to a massive dam project, Sue asks if the price of development is too high.

Indonesia: A Reporter's Journey
51:55

Indonesia: A Reporter's Journey: At All Costs

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS March 29, 2010

Asia and Australia

Civics and citizenship

History

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Tonight's episode covers the tumultuous post-Suharto years of terrorism, tsunamis, and the smuggling of drugs and people when it became clear to Australia that it had no ...

Tonight's episode covers the tumultuous post-Suharto years of terrorism, tsunamis, and the smuggling of drugs and people when it became clear to Australia that it had no choice but to commit to the relationship -our mutual security being inextricably linked.

Trails From The East
50:32

Trails From The East: Indian Paradox In The 21st Century (Part 1)

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS2 October 27, 2011

Asia and Australia

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tonight's train journey takes us from the border of Bangladesh south through India. India is a fast-changing society, which is trying to maintain its identity. One young ...

Tonight's train journey takes us from the border of Bangladesh south through India. India is a fast-changing society, which is trying to maintain its identity. One young traveller talks about his dream to become the manager of an multinational IT firm. Not an unrealistic dream in India, which has become an IT superpower in the past 10 years. India is competing with the world, but at the same time, everyone has strong ties with century old traditions.

Exploring China
55:59

Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS January 10, 2013

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Ken Hom, the godfather of Chinese cuisine, and Ching-He Huang, leading chef of the contemporary generation, together undertake an epic 4,500-kilometre culinary adventure ...

Ken Hom, the godfather of Chinese cuisine, and Ching-He Huang, leading chef of the contemporary generation, together undertake an epic 4,500-kilometre culinary adventure across China - not only to reveal its food, but its people, history, culture and soul. They begin in Beijing, the imperial capital for 800 years. I

Shanghai Tales
59:29

Shanghai Tales: When My Child Is Born

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 March 18, 2011

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, Jun and Long are academics in post-modern China. When Jun ...

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, Jun and Long are academics in post-modern China. When Jun discover she is pregnant - unintentionally - the world is turned upside down for the young couple.

Japan In Ruins
51:37

Japan In Ruins

Episode 2 SBS2 November 12, 2009

Asia and Australia

Civics and citizenship

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Looks at how it is only recently that the Japanese themselves have begun to show a desire to know and understand this pre-war to post-war period. The Japanese began to ask ...

Looks at how it is only recently that the Japanese themselves have begun to show a desire to know and understand this pre-war to post-war period. The Japanese began to ask themselves many questions concerning issues like foreign occupation, individual and collective silences surrounding the 15 years of conflict. There was a slow and progressive repatriation of 6.5 million civilians and military dispersed over the former occupied territories, amidst devastation of most cities.

Japan In Ruins
52:09

Japan In Ruins

Episode 1 SBS2 November 5, 2009

Asia and Australia

Civics and citizenship

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This two-part documentary series looks at how it is only recently that the Japanese themselves have begun to show a desire to know and understand the pre-war to post-war ...

This two-part documentary series looks at how it is only recently that the Japanese themselves have begun to show a desire to know and understand the pre-war to post-war period. Director Serge Viallet recounts such events as the invasion of China in 1931, the Pacific War from 1942, the conditions of surrender in 1945, followed by the forced reconstruction at under the authority of the victorious Americans.

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins
51:43

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS January 5, 2016

Asia and Australia

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In this fourth and final episode, Sue reaches her final destination - China, home to the source of this mighty river. Here change is sweeping through faster than any other ...

In this fourth and final episode, Sue reaches her final destination - China, home to the source of this mighty river. Here change is sweeping through faster than any other Mekong nation, as China's economic miracle transforms even the remotest regions. Arriving in Yunnan's tropical south-western region of Xishuangbanna, Sue discovers how this once remote and sleepy region is now home to a booming tourist industry, with the indigenous Dai tribe at its heart. (Final) (Ep.4) (From Wales, in English) (Documentary Series) PG CC

Trails From The East
51:54

Trails From The East : Pakistan And Afghanistan - A Country Of Two Faces

Season 1 Episode 8 SBS2 November 10, 2011

Asia and Australia

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tonight’s train journey takes us on a trip through no man’s land between India and Pakistan aboard the Samjautha Express. From Lahore the train continues on to Islamabad and ...

Tonight’s train journey takes us on a trip through no man’s land between India and Pakistan aboard the Samjautha Express. From Lahore the train continues on to Islamabad and Peshawar, and from there to Kabul, Afghanistan. There the bus and train goes to Quetta, Pakistan and the trip ends in Taftan, a Pakistani border town by Iran. During the journey, passengers talk about the future directions of the two countries.

Trails From The East
53:45

Trails From The East : Israel - Them And Us

Season 1 Episode 11 SBS2 December 1, 2011

Asia and Australia

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tonight's train journey takes us to Beersheva, Ashdod, Tel Aviv, then Haifa and to the far northern Nassariyah, bordering with Lebanon. No region in the world shows a clearer ...

Tonight's train journey takes us to Beersheva, Ashdod, Tel Aviv, then Haifa and to the far northern Nassariyah, bordering with Lebanon. No region in the world shows a clearer divide between 'us' and 'them' than the one existing between Israelis and Palestinians. But even here the picture is not simply black and white.

Shanghai Tales
58:40

Shanghai Tales: War Of Growing Up

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 March 4, 2011

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, the lives of a class of school children during their final ...

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, the lives of a class of school children during their final year before graduating to high school. An insightful look into the Chinese education system that generates a powerful and compelling narrative formed from the dynamics of the classroom.