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.

Childhood in China
43:55

Childhood in China

Episode 1 Discovery Channel April 18, 2020

Health and PE

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Professor Zhang Tongdao's team in BNU have observed over a dozen post-2000s in kindergarten, since the year 2006, through to university.

Professor Zhang Tongdao's team in BNU have observed over a dozen post-2000s in kindergarten, since the year 2006, through to university.

Childhood in China
42:03

Childhood in China

Episode 2 Discovery Channel April 25, 2020

Health and PE

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Professor Zhang Tongdao's team in BNU have observed over a dozen post-2000s in kindergarten, since the year 2006, through to university.

Professor Zhang Tongdao's team in BNU have observed over a dozen post-2000s in kindergarten, since the year 2006, through to university.

China Circus
47:13

China Circus: Elites

Episode 1 National Geographic March 25, 2020

Health and PE

Dance

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The prestigious Gold Lion Festival is round the corner and the star performer of Wuqiao School of Acrobatic is injured. Can she recover in time to win?

The prestigious Gold Lion Festival is round the corner and the star performer of Wuqiao School of Acrobatic is injured. Can she recover in time to win?

China Circus
47:12

China Circus: On Ice

Season 1 Episode 2 National Geographic April 1, 2020

Health and PE

Dance

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tensions run high as the Heilongjiang Acrobatic Troupe prepares for its new show performance in Taipei. Will it be able fix things in time?

Tensions run high as the Heilongjiang Acrobatic Troupe prepares for its new show performance in Taipei. Will it be able fix things in time?

China: Triumph And Turmoil
47:21

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
This video has closed captioning
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
47:00

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 early trade with Aboriginals
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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.

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 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. Alternative title: China: ...

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

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.

Chinese indentured labourers
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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.

Cinema Asia
51:01

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
50:11

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.