China's early trade with Aboriginals
0:52

China's early trade with Aboriginals

Clip from Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bawaka traditional owner Djawa Burarrwanga reveals China has a long history of trade with Australia, where Chinese fishermen visited Arnhem Land in search of sea cucumber, or ...

Bawaka traditional owner Djawa Burarrwanga reveals China has a long history of trade with Australia, where Chinese fishermen visited Arnhem Land in search of sea cucumber, or trepang, and introduced chopsticks to the region.

Whitlam's China policy
1:15

Whitlam's China policy

Clip from Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Former ambassador Stephen FitzGerald recounts how then-prime minister Gough Whitlam sent him to China in 1973 to reestablish diplomatic ties with the country, post-White ...

Former ambassador Stephen FitzGerald recounts how then-prime minister Gough Whitlam sent him to China in 1973 to reestablish diplomatic ties with the country, post-White Australia policy.

One Nation's arrival
1:38

One Nation's arrival

Clip from Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Benjamin Law and his mother, Jenny, compare their memories of Pauline Hanson and the impact of One Nation on their experience of racism in Australia

Benjamin Law and his mother, Jenny, compare their memories of Pauline Hanson and the impact of One Nation on their experience of racism in Australia

Education, communism, China and Australia
2:32

Education, communism, China and Australia

Clip from Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law

Asia and Australia

11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Benjamin Law investigates the claim Chinese students arrive in Australia 'brainwashed' by communist ideologies, linking those concerns to policies that allowed Chinese ...

Benjamin Law investigates the claim Chinese students arrive in Australia 'brainwashed' by communist ideologies, linking those concerns to policies that allowed Chinese students to stay in Australia after the Tiananmen Square massacre, and Cold War Colombo Plan efforts to resist communism in the region.

Chinese indentured labourers
2:51

Chinese indentured labourers

Clip from Waltzing the Dragon with Benjamin Law

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Ray Poon visits the place where his great-grandfather worked as an indentured labourer in Queensland, and discusses the living and contractual conditions experienced by the ...

Ray Poon visits the place where his great-grandfather worked as an indentured labourer in Queensland, and discusses the living and contractual conditions experienced by the Chinese migrants.

In My Shoes
6:21

In My Shoes

ABC2 February 1, 2015

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In My Shoes explores what it's like growing up transgender, intimately told through the eyes of five young Australians.

In My Shoes explores what it's like growing up transgender, intimately told through the eyes of five young Australians.

The Family Law
22:12

The Family Law

Season 2 Episode 6 SBS July 26, 2017

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
After Danny is hospitalised - buckling under the overwhelming pressures of running a business by himself, providing for his family and starting a new relationship - Jenny and ...

After Danny is hospitalised - buckling under the overwhelming pressures of running a business by himself, providing for his family and starting a new relationship - Jenny and Benjamin make discoveries that ensure the family Law will never be the same again.

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.

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.

Luke Nguyen's Railway Vietnam
23:46

Luke Nguyen's Railway Vietnam

Season 1 Episode 9 SBS January 23, 2020

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Luke's penultimate stop of his train journey is Hanoi, the second largest city of Vietnam located on the Red River. There is one dish Luke always has when he visits Hanoi and ...

Luke's penultimate stop of his train journey is Hanoi, the second largest city of Vietnam located on the Red River. There is one dish Luke always has when he visits Hanoi and that's bun cha.

The Family Law
23:46

The Family Law

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS June 15, 2017

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
As Jenny delves into the world of self-help, Benjamin auditions for the lead in the school production of Medea. Jenny, not being taken seriously by anyone, comes to blows with ...

As Jenny delves into the world of self-help, Benjamin auditions for the lead in the school production of Medea. Jenny, not being taken seriously by anyone, comes to blows with Danny over the realities of co-parenting.

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.

The Family Law
24:22

The Family Law

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS February 11, 2016

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
After Andrew moves out with Danny, a heartbroken and catatonic Jenny finds herself caught in the throes of a deep depression. As her illness becomes more severe, Benjamin ...

After Andrew moves out with Danny, a heartbroken and catatonic Jenny finds herself caught in the throes of a deep depression. As her illness becomes more severe, Benjamin tries to cheer his mother up by inviting her best - and possibly only - friend from Malaysia, the mysterious Aunty Rose.

The Family Law
24:36

The Family Law

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC January 14, 2016

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Meet the Laws; a sprawling Chinese-Australian family who are unlike any you have ever seen before, yet might also be strangely more familiar than you'd expect. Based on the ...

Meet the Laws; a sprawling Chinese-Australian family who are unlike any you have ever seen before, yet might also be strangely more familiar than you'd expect. Based on the hit memoir of the same name, and written by Benjamin Law and Marieke Hardy. Much like the Law family itself, this is a series that is funny and messy, awkward, cringe-worthy, and overflowing with heart.

Des Bishop: Breaking China
24:40

Des Bishop: Breaking China

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 July 9, 2016

Intercultural understanding

Languages

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This six-part series follows the adventure of Irish-American writer and comedian Des Bishop as he moves to China for a year in order to learn Mandarin and eventually attempt ...

This six-part series follows the adventure of Irish-American writer and comedian Des Bishop as he moves to China for a year in order to learn Mandarin and eventually attempt to perform a one-man stand-up comedy show for a Chinese audience. Des moves in with a Beijing family, enrols in college and begins his quest to conquer the language. Things take a turn for the better when he teams up with his buddy Leo whom he first met in Ireland over ten years ago.

The Family Law
24:45

The Family Law

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS February 4, 2016

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Andrew's 18th birthday is coming up, and Jenny - with Benjamin's help - is determined to throw him the perfect party. Only problem is, Andrew really doesn't want Jenny and ...

Andrew's 18th birthday is coming up, and Jenny - with Benjamin's help - is determined to throw him the perfect party. Only problem is, Andrew really doesn't want Jenny and Benjamin meddling.

The Family Law
24:46

The Family Law

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS February 18, 2016

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Jenny and Danny's twentieth wedding anniversary looms before them, and in an unfortunate bit of timing, Candy and Wayne have also started their own wedding arrangements via a ...

Jenny and Danny's twentieth wedding anniversary looms before them, and in an unfortunate bit of timing, Candy and Wayne have also started their own wedding arrangements via a perky Save the Date video - much to Jenny and Danny's shared displeasure.