Aim High In Creation!
1:36:34

Aim High In Creation!

ABC November 2, 2014

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Media arts

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A revolutionary documentary about greed, gas and the cinematic creativity of Kim Jong Il, with a groundbreaking experiment at its heart.

A revolutionary documentary about greed, gas and the cinematic creativity of Kim Jong Il, with a groundbreaking experiment at its heart.

Angkor Rediscovered
52:49

Angkor Rediscovered

SBS August 23, 2015

Ancient history

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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How did Angkor become the largest 13th century city ever built? Using the most sophisticated technologies in conjunction with research focusing on statues, casts, and ...

How did Angkor become the largest 13th century city ever built? Using the most sophisticated technologies in conjunction with research focusing on statues, casts, and documents handed down by Louis Delaporte - one of the first explorers of Angkor in the 19th century - researchers have been able to uncover how Khmer temples operated, the meaning of their architecture, and how the capital of the Empire grew to become the largest city in the world at the end of the 13th century.

Artscape
26:26

Artscape: China’s Avant-Garde: The New Cultural Revolution

ABC2 November 28, 2010

Critical thinking

Visual arts

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Is Chinese modern art the greatest movement since Cubism? That's the opinion of many western experts stunned by the quality of work in China today and the pace at which it has ...

Is Chinese modern art the greatest movement since Cubism? That's the opinion of many western experts stunned by the quality of work in China today and the pace at which it has emerged on the world scene since the end of Mao.

China: Innovation Nation
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China: Innovation Nation: Green Revolution

Episode 2 National Geographic October 2, 2019

Design and technologies

Asia and Australia

Sustainability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Solar and wind power, skyscraper farms and vertical forests; China is looking for sustainable, green solutions to some of its biggest challenges.

Solar and wind power, skyscraper farms and vertical forests; China is looking for sustainable, green solutions to some of its biggest challenges.

China: Innovation Nation
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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?

China: Triumph And Turmoil
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China: Triumph And Turmoil: Emperors

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS August 1, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

History

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In this revealing three-part series, Historian Niall Ferguson examines China's ascendancy into a global superpower, and asks what the future holds for the world's most ...

In this revealing three-part series, Historian Niall Ferguson examines China's ascendancy into a global superpower, and asks what the future holds for the world's most populous country and its relationship with the rest of the world.

China: Triumph And Turmoil
47:01

China: Triumph And Turmoil: Maostalgia

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS August 8, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

History

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Historian Niall Ferguson asks how China manages to live under a communist system of government but with a thriving capitalist economy. Mao was responsible for the deaths of ...

Historian Niall Ferguson asks how China manages to live under a communist system of government but with a thriving capitalist economy. Mao was responsible for the deaths of millions, and yet this hard-line communist is revered in China today as the founder of a modern-day capitalist superpower.

China: Triumph And Turmoil
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China: Triumph And Turmoil: Superpower

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS August 15, 2012

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

History

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In the final episode of the series, Ferguson examines the impact of China's growth on the rest of the world.

In the final episode of the series, Ferguson examines the impact of China's growth on the rest of the world.

China's Pop Idols
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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.

Cinema Asia
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Cinema Asia: China

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 January 27, 2012

Media arts

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This five-part documentary series takes viewers into the most dynamic film scene on the planet. China is now the world's third-largest producer of cinema films.

This five-part documentary series takes viewers into the most dynamic film scene on the planet. China is now the world's third-largest producer of cinema films.

Cinema Asia
51:01

Cinema Asia: India

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 February 3, 2012

Media arts

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A behind-the-scenes look at the world's largest film industry. Traditional culture has been a big influence in Indian films where music and dance dominates. The program talks ...

A behind-the-scenes look at the world's largest film industry. Traditional culture has been a big influence in Indian films where music and dance dominates. The program talks to director Yash Chopra, the father of Bollywood, and visits the Mandir Theatre, where only one film has screened for the past ten years, and also takes a look at new trends of Bollywood films.

Cinema Asia
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Cinema Asia: Iran

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS2 February 24, 2012

Media arts

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In 1979, the Islamic Revolution not only threw the Shah out of Iran, it also turned the vibrant local cinema scene on its head. Filmmakers had to learn how to make films in a ...

In 1979, the Islamic Revolution not only threw the Shah out of Iran, it also turned the vibrant local cinema scene on its head. Filmmakers had to learn how to make films in a strictly Islamic environment. How they met the challenge of making films with chador-clad leading ladies and prohibitions on filming within the puritanical strictures of Islam is revealed in this program.

Clash Of Cultures: China And The West
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Clash Of Cultures: China And The West

The History Channel May 28, 2012

History

Asia and Australia

Critical thinking

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In the last 20 years China has risen to the second largest economy in the world but very little is remembered about the turbulent interaction between China and the Western ...

In the last 20 years China has risen to the second largest economy in the world but very little is remembered about the turbulent interaction between China and the Western powers throughout the 19th century. Questions such as how did Christianity and Confucianism affect political thought and social systems? Why did the industrial revolution not take place in China, despite its many early inventions? Examine the first economic and military encounters between the British and Chinese Empires.

Des Bishop: Breaking China
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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.

Empires of Silver
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Empires of Silver

Episode 1 The History Channel March 17, 2019

History

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
China has become rich through tax reform and trade. Underpinned by silver, its economy is booming. But the 19th Century is fast approaching and a new Empire, Great Britain, is ...

China has become rich through tax reform and trade. Underpinned by silver, its economy is booming. But the 19th Century is fast approaching and a new Empire, Great Britain, is emerging to challenge China. For now these 'foreign barbarians', as the Chinese call them, are under control, but for one Emperor there will be war and humiliation in the century ahead.

Empires of Silver
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Empires of Silver

Episode 2 The History Channel March 20, 2019

History

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Two hundred years ago, China is already the greatest economic and cultural empire in the world. Emperor Qianlong has been in power for over 50 years, ruling an empire that ...

Two hundred years ago, China is already the greatest economic and cultural empire in the world. Emperor Qianlong has been in power for over 50 years, ruling an empire that extends from the Himalayas to the Yellow Sea.

Empires of Silver
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Empires of Silver

Episode 3 The History Channel March 27, 2019

History

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
With the Qing Empire badly beaten by the British in the first Opium War, they are forced to make significant trade concessions, and the island of Hong Kong is ceded to the ...

With the Qing Empire badly beaten by the British in the first Opium War, they are forced to make significant trade concessions, and the island of Hong Kong is ceded to the British. It's a critical turning point in the relations between the empires of China and Great Britain. The balance of power has shifted. The sun is setting on the Chinese Empire but the British now have an empire, where they proudly boast, the sun will never set.

Everyone Loves A Wedding
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Everyone Loves A Wedding

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 22, 2009

Intercultural Understanding

Civics and citizenship

Personal and Social Capability

Ethical Understanding

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
An engaging eight-part documentary series that explores how 16 culturally diverse couples cope with their 'big day'. As the melting pot bubbles away, many more Australians are ...

An engaging eight-part documentary series that explores how 16 culturally diverse couples cope with their 'big day'. As the melting pot bubbles away, many more Australians are choosing to marry outside their ethic background and customs, family and culture become entwined as people fall in love with others from different backgrounds.