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The third of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. The children were selected to ...

The third of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. The children were selected to represent the range of socio-economic backgrounds in Britain at that time, with the explicit assumption that each child's social class predetermines their future. Director Michael Apted takes the helm as the subjects, now aged twenty-one, talk about their lives and their hopes and dreams for the future.

Taking a driving test is something that everyone can relate to. It is a stressful rite of passage for all young people but even more so for autistic people with low ...

Taking a driving test is something that everyone can relate to. It is a stressful rite of passage for all young people but even more so for autistic people with low self-confidence and poor social skills. Driving represents the independence they often find so difficult to achieve in the rest of their lives. This counter intuitive film follows young characters with autism at different stages along the journey towards learning to drive including the dramatic build up to their theory and practical tests.

All parents want the best for their children, but more than ever, parents seem to be turning into panic-stricken and obsessive perfectionists. The Madness of Modern Families ...

All parents want the best for their children, but more than ever, parents seem to be turning into panic-stricken and obsessive perfectionists. The Madness of Modern Families focuses on the absurd social pressures parents find themselves facing and caving in to in an ever-increasingly competitive world.

Focuses on the absurd social pressures parents find themselves facing and caving in to in an ever-increasingly competitive world. Don't dare to be anything less than perfect. ...

Focuses on the absurd social pressures parents find themselves facing and caving in to in an ever-increasingly competitive world. Don't dare to be anything less than perfect. Other parents read and believe that media rubbish you try to shrug off, too. You must have professional level skills at parenting, therapy, paediatrics, and teaching as well as being a product safety inspector.

All parents want the best for their children, but more than ever parents seem to be turning into panic-stricken and obsessive perfectionists. The Madness of Modern Families ...

All parents want the best for their children, but more than ever parents seem to be turning into panic-stricken and obsessive perfectionists. The Madness of Modern Families focuses on the absurd social pressures parents find themselves facing and caving in to, in an ever-increasingly competitive world.

This five-part series relives some of the most terrible tragedies in Latin America, from the point of view of the survivors, the rescue team and the journalists who covered ...

This five-part series relives some of the most terrible tragedies in Latin America, from the point of view of the survivors, the rescue team and the journalists who covered it. The program goes behind the tragedy, trying to make sense of its causes and consequences, showing the context, both historical and human. Each episode uses a mix of archival footage, interviews, CGI and dramatisation.

Covers many of the defining events and central ideas behind Mormonism, beginning with Joseph Smith's first revelation and following its transforming impact on America's ...

Covers many of the defining events and central ideas behind Mormonism, beginning with Joseph Smith's first revelation and following its transforming impact on America's religious landscape. The series looks at the role persecution played in defining this religious group, and follows the Mormon's transformation from a polygamist theocracy to a flourishing mainstream religion.

Fifty years ago, during the independence ceremony of the largest African colony, the Congo, a young man stole the sword of the Belgium king, thus symbolically claiming the ...

Fifty years ago, during the independence ceremony of the largest African colony, the Congo, a young man stole the sword of the Belgium king, thus symbolically claiming the power. The event was caught on camera by German photographer Robert Lebeck. Fifty years on, a film crew traverses the Congo in search of the sword and the man who stole it.

Enter the strange and obscure world of taxidermy - the art of stuffing animals. Popular in the Victorian era, in recent years taxidermy has become increasingly popular as a ...

Enter the strange and obscure world of taxidermy - the art of stuffing animals. Popular in the Victorian era, in recent years taxidermy has become increasingly popular as a form of art. This documentary gets to the heart of this modern craze, meeting its practitioners, its collectors and its businesses, and illustrates the breadth of the people involved in the craft, and the variety of wild and often unhinged creations they produce.

Starting from zero, Tim attempts to master golf in just one week. From hi-tech swing analysis to cross training in a batting cage and a bowling alley, see how Tim's method can ...

Starting from zero, Tim attempts to master golf in just one week. From hi-tech swing analysis to cross training in a batting cage and a bowling alley, see how Tim's method can improve your handicap.

National Geographic photographer Reza Deghati returns to Afghanistan 25 years after meeting a young resistance fighter named Ahmed Shah Massoud. At that time, he took an ...

National Geographic photographer Reza Deghati returns to Afghanistan 25 years after meeting a young resistance fighter named Ahmed Shah Massoud. At that time, he took an iconic photo of the man who was to become a legendary commander in the fight against the Soviet army and the Taliban. As he retraces the steps of the late Massoud, he also tries to capture images which will portray the face of Afghanistan today.

Growing up in the streets of Dundee, actor Brian Cox was surrounded by tobacco. His entire family either smoked it or chewed it and yet Brian reveals, he never took up the ...

Growing up in the streets of Dundee, actor Brian Cox was surrounded by tobacco. His entire family either smoked it or chewed it and yet Brian reveals, he never took up the habit. To find out why not, Brian travels to Virginia in the US to discover how the habit of smoking kick-started the British Empire and created a global market of addicts.

In this episode of Do or Die, fight for your life when an aggressive stag corners you in the park. Think fast when a giant glacier cracks and falls, sending a deadly wall of ...

In this episode of Do or Die, fight for your life when an aggressive stag corners you in the park. Think fast when a giant glacier cracks and falls, sending a deadly wall of water rushing toward your boat. And brace for impact when a botched mountain bike jump leaves you plummeting from 80 feet in the air. You never know when you'll have to make a Do or Die decision are you ready? (From the US) (Entertainment Series)

In the Swinging Sixties, Lord Snowdon and Princess Margaret were by far the most glamorous and modern members of the royal family. Tony Snowdon was a flamboyant, charismatic ...

In the Swinging Sixties, Lord Snowdon and Princess Margaret were by far the most glamorous and modern members of the royal family. Tony Snowdon was a flamboyant, charismatic and talented photographer and the Queen's beautiful sister was one of the most eligible women in the world. Their volatile marriage ended in scandal and divorce in 1978, the first in the royal family in more than 400 years.

Who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks? This series enters the worlds of three iconic adventurers: solo yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston, polar explorer Ranulph Fiennes, ...

Who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks? This series enters the worlds of three iconic adventurers: solo yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston, polar explorer Ranulph Fiennes, and BBC's newsman John Simpson. In this series each renowned and colourful character takes the other two into their world. Travelling as a team, they'll undertake three challenging expeditions into the hostile environments where each of them won fame and glory.

Forty-year-old Australian backpacker Hayden Adcock went missing in August, 2008 during one of South-East Asia's most deadly monsoon seasons. Lost in the Laotian jungle, at ...

Forty-year-old Australian backpacker Hayden Adcock went missing in August, 2008 during one of South-East Asia's most deadly monsoon seasons. Lost in the Laotian jungle, at the mercy of the violent storms, his body became consumed by creeping infections, hypothermia and blood poisoning. But eleven days later, as a miraculous chain of events fell into place, Hayden was found barely alive, lying at the top of a waterfall.

In this episode, after six years away from home, eldest daughter Julie returns to the bosom of the family. But not everyone shares her ideas about what makes a modern family home.

In this episode, after six years away from home, eldest daughter Julie returns to the bosom of the family. But not everyone shares her ideas about what makes a modern family home.

Survival expert Bear Grylls puts 14 ordinary men to the ultimate survival test when he leaves them stranded on a deserted Pacific island. The group starts off strong believing ...

Survival expert Bear Grylls puts 14 ordinary men to the ultimate survival test when he leaves them stranded on a deserted Pacific island. The group starts off strong believing they can conquer the Island. But their confidence gets the better of them as they make a critical error that threatens the entire group's safety.

On this episode of Do or Die, run for cover as an enraged fighting bull lunges into a crowd of spectators. See what happens when a stuck gas pedal propels a terrified woman ...

On this episode of Do or Die, run for cover as an enraged fighting bull lunges into a crowd of spectators. See what happens when a stuck gas pedal propels a terrified woman down the road at nearly 120 miles per hour. And experience a vacation gone horribly wrong as a mammoth wave washes a pair of unsuspecting tourists off a treacherous breakwater.

Take an in-depth look at the life of the world's most unconventional Prince. Once best known for brawling with photographers outside nightclubs, today the prince is better ...

Take an in-depth look at the life of the world's most unconventional Prince. Once best known for brawling with photographers outside nightclubs, today the prince is better known for bravely serving as a pilot in Afghanistan.

We see Bev, the owner of the ugliest dog in Britain, getting a tattoo of his face; Richard Curtis enjoying playing Frisbee with his dogs. And Louise Harris prepares to launch ...

We see Bev, the owner of the ugliest dog in Britain, getting a tattoo of his face; Richard Curtis enjoying playing Frisbee with his dogs. And Louise Harris prepares to launch exclusive dog jewellery.

Winner of the 2011 Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival, this is a turbulent tale about family, success and the power of language. Ezekiel is a grizzled and ...

Winner of the 2011 Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival, this is a turbulent tale about family, success and the power of language. Ezekiel is a grizzled and unpopular professor whose life's dream to win the Israel Prize has seemingly been dashed from him. Uriel is his bright young son, whose work is consistently awarded and recognised around the country. One day Ezekiel receives a phone call saying he has won the Israel Prize and is ecstatic, but it is later revealed to Uriel that his father was mistaken called and he is the actual winner. Uriel must decide whether to dash his father's dreams once more, or let him live a lie.

Kellene Bishop, a self-described foodie, amazes her friends by whipping up a dinner party entirely from shelf-stable foods, proving she won't sacrifice the finer things in a ...

Kellene Bishop, a self-described foodie, amazes her friends by whipping up a dinner party entirely from shelf-stable foods, proving she won't sacrifice the finer things in a financial disaster. Dennis Evers has trained his children with special skills to withstand a catastrophic financial collapse. His oldest son shows us how he can fashion bows and arrows for security, his daughters weld and stockpile fuel and his wife cans massive amounts of food.

Meet the Coy family, who live in the shadow of Mount St Helens and prep for its eruption. Each member of the family has a specific job and multiple means of escape, including ...

Meet the Coy family, who live in the shadow of Mount St Helens and prep for its eruption. Each member of the family has a specific job and multiple means of escape, including over land and water.

Tonight's episode features Anh Do, a stand-up comedian and brother Khoa, a filmmaker. They left Vietnam as refugees on a small fishing boat when Anh was three years old and ...

Tonight's episode features Anh Do, a stand-up comedian and brother Khoa, a filmmaker. They left Vietnam as refugees on a small fishing boat when Anh was three years old and Khoa was less than two. After a dramatic and dangerous journey, the family ended up in Sydney's western suburbs, where the Do boys grew up.

Temple Of Dreams is the latest documentary by award-winning filmmaker Tom Zubrycki. It's a David and Goliath style story about a group of young Muslim Australians taking on ...

Temple Of Dreams is the latest documentary by award-winning filmmaker Tom Zubrycki. It's a David and Goliath style story about a group of young Muslim Australians taking on the local council to halt the closure of their youth centre ... and winning!

Part two of a two-part series that follows mothers as they fall in love with their babies. Mum Sophie undergoes therapy to overcome the physical anxiety she feels when twins ...

Part two of a two-part series that follows mothers as they fall in love with their babies. Mum Sophie undergoes therapy to overcome the physical anxiety she feels when twins Gracie and Mia scream.

He was a white teacher in the PNG Highlands; she, the student he couldn't get out of his head. They were the first mixed race couple to walk down the street in Port Moresby ...

He was a white teacher in the PNG Highlands; she, the student he couldn't get out of his head. They were the first mixed race couple to walk down the street in Port Moresby holding hands. Their story is a fascinating exploration of enduring love.

This little known story of a married Australian heiress whom Prince Charles loved and allegedly abandoned, has curious echoes of the Charles and Diana story. In the 1970s, ...

This little known story of a married Australian heiress whom Prince Charles loved and allegedly abandoned, has curious echoes of the Charles and Diana story. In the 1970s, Lady Dale 'Kanga' Tryon had an intense and passionate relationship with the Prince of Wales and was a serious rival to Camilla Parker Bowles. Her life ended tragically early when aged 49, she died in mysterious circumstances.

An investigation of our most basic emotions - Anger, Happiness and Fear. Examines the primitive forces that drive us to acts of creative inspiration, passion, even murder. ...

An investigation of our most basic emotions - Anger, Happiness and Fear. Examines the primitive forces that drive us to acts of creative inspiration, passion, even murder. It's a fascinating scientific journey that takes us from the evolutionary origins of our emotions in primates to the neurobiological pathways that drive road rage, addiction, compassion and uncontrollable phobias.

Becoming Muhammad Ali is the story of Cassius Clay, the charismatic black boxer from Kentucky, who defied personal and political restraints of the time, to emerge a global ...

Becoming Muhammad Ali is the story of Cassius Clay, the charismatic black boxer from Kentucky, who defied personal and political restraints of the time, to emerge a global hero. Clay endured years of legal segregation in restaurants, rest rooms, stores and hotels - something which continued even after winning a Gold medal at the 1960 Olympics in Rome.

In tonight's episode, Pria asks whether we really do live in a democracy anymore, and what democracy in Australia is today. He speaks to Robert Manne about the erosion of ...

In tonight's episode, Pria asks whether we really do live in a democracy anymore, and what democracy in Australia is today. He speaks to Robert Manne about the erosion of democracy in this country and the stifling of information which results from the media duopoly.

Michael Apted's latest instalment in the groundbreaking 7 Up series. In 1964, to explore the adage "Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man," filmmakers ...

Michael Apted's latest instalment in the groundbreaking 7 Up series. In 1964, to explore the adage "Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man," filmmakers interviewed a group of British children aged seven from widely ranging backgrounds, about a range of subjects. Apted took the reins for the second series and the 'children' have been followed up every seven years since. At 49, twelve agree to talk about family, work, their hopes and the series.

Camouflage is a way of life at rural Riverside High, West Virginia, where even the homecoming queen hunts. But when a self-described 'weirdo' reveals her painful past, the ...

Camouflage is a way of life at rural Riverside High, West Virginia, where even the homecoming queen hunts. But when a self-described 'weirdo' reveals her painful past, the entire school aims to change her life.

Barack Obama's first year as president of the US was a big one. He promised change and appealed for unity, yet had to deal with two wars and the worst recession since the ...

Barack Obama's first year as president of the US was a big one. He promised change and appealed for unity, yet had to deal with two wars and the worst recession since the 1930s. In fact, his first 365 days became a bitter battle over cash, colour and capitalism. Obama and Me follows the lives of six ordinary Americans in year after Obama was elected.

A new interview-style series where well-known personalities open up their childhood photo albums and share personal stories from their formative years. Hosted in front of a ...

A new interview-style series where well-known personalities open up their childhood photo albums and share personal stories from their formative years. Hosted in front of a live studio by Brian Nankervis. This episode features comedian Anh Do.

Mt Everest - 29,000 feet - the highest point on Earth - captivating and deadly. In the 1920s to conquer Mt Everest was the greatest challenge remaining in a golden age of ...

Mt Everest - 29,000 feet - the highest point on Earth - captivating and deadly. In the 1920s to conquer Mt Everest was the greatest challenge remaining in a golden age of adventure. Everest was the edge of heaven, where many believed no human could survive. George Mallory dreamed of being the first man to climb Everest but on June 8, 1924, dressed in gabardine and hobnailed boots, he and his fellow climber, Sandy Irvine, were last seen 800 feet below the summit. Seventy-five years after Mallory and Irvine vanished, mountaineer Conrad Anker, took part in an expedition looking for their bodies high on Everest.

A fascinating series that looks at contemporary solutions to age-old parenting problems by exploring the work undertaken by Karitane; an innovative service that offers ...

A fascinating series that looks at contemporary solutions to age-old parenting problems by exploring the work undertaken by Karitane; an innovative service that offers practical help to families overwhelmed by the challenges of raising young children. Parent Rescue mixes just the right amount of drama and humour to show a diverse group of families, from a mix of different cultures, who are all touched by Karitane's unique approach to supporting, nurturing and promoting family.

The Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review is without doubt one of the largest and most exciting public events held on Sydney Harbour since the Sydney Olympics in ...

The Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review is without doubt one of the largest and most exciting public events held on Sydney Harbour since the Sydney Olympics in 2000. The jewel in the crown is a fireworks and lightshow spectacular - the most complex, highly choreographed fireworks, projection, lighting and live action show ever seen in Australia, or even the world, and centres around Sydney's famous harbour and Opera House.

This documentary shot by filmmakers all over the world serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the July 24, 2010. For this ...

This documentary shot by filmmakers all over the world serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the July 24, 2010. For this groundbreaking user-generated project, Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald teamed up with YouTube and executive producer brothers Ridley Scott and now the late Tony Scott to create a documentary shot in a single day - from thousands of hours of footage submitted by people from all over the world.

Winner of the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, Buck follows Buck Brannaman from his abusive childhood to his phenomenally successful approach to horses: a ...

Winner of the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, Buck follows Buck Brannaman from his abusive childhood to his phenomenally successful approach to horses: a real-life 'horse-whisperer', he eschews the violence of his upbringing and teaches people to communicate with their horses through leadership and sensitivity, not punishment. Buck possesses near magical abilities as he dramatically transforms horses - and people - with his understanding, compassion and respect.

On this episode of Do or Die, swim for your life as an ocean current sucks you down into the abyss. Escape from a burning five-story apartment building by hanging precariously ...

On this episode of Do or Die, swim for your life as an ocean current sucks you down into the abyss. Escape from a burning five-story apartment building by hanging precariously from a window ledge. And take cover on the tracks as a thundering locomotive passes just inches above your head.

It is day two on the Island and the men have yet to find fresh drinking water. As they expend precious energy in the tireless search to find hydration, the realisation that ...

It is day two on the Island and the men have yet to find fresh drinking water. As they expend precious energy in the tireless search to find hydration, the realisation that their days may be numbered hits the men square in the face.

On this episode of Do or Die, free yourself from a deadly vortex that traps Dwildfire. And fall from the sky as a bizarre weather phenomenon sends your single-engine airplane ...

On this episode of Do or Die, free yourself from a deadly vortex that traps Dwildfire. And fall from the sky as a bizarre weather phenomenon sends your single-engine airplane plummeting to earth. Would you know how to survive these Do or Die moments?

Palm Island is a tiny slice Queensland that sums up the contradictions of the state - great physical beauty sullied by great prejudice. A place with a dark history and a less ...

Palm Island is a tiny slice Queensland that sums up the contradictions of the state - great physical beauty sullied by great prejudice. A place with a dark history and a less than stellar reputation.

Watch on as 10 four-year-old children meet for the first time at nursery and interact in unprecedented, intimate detail. Entertaining and genuinely surprising, this is a ...

Watch on as 10 four-year-old children meet for the first time at nursery and interact in unprecedented, intimate detail. Entertaining and genuinely surprising, this is a compelling look into their tears, laughter and drama.

This episode, try to save yourself when an angry elephant mother attacks your car. Leap into action when a customer at a gas station inadvertently creates a spark and his ...

This episode, try to save yourself when an angry elephant mother attacks your car. Leap into action when a customer at a gas station inadvertently creates a spark and his clothing goes up in flames. And strive to avoid a steep fall when your snowmobile ends up perched on a crumbling ledge of ice.

Tim taps into the experience of some of the world's best gunsmiths to learn the art of target shooting. Tips include stance, grip, precision, control, timing and speed drills.

Tim taps into the experience of some of the world's best gunsmiths to learn the art of target shooting. Tips include stance, grip, precision, control, timing and speed drills.

Revealing the rich and controversial past of sugar, alcohol, tobacco and opium, Hollywood actor Brian Cox embarks on a thought-provoking journey to uncover how the commercial ...

Revealing the rich and controversial past of sugar, alcohol, tobacco and opium, Hollywood actor Brian Cox embarks on a thought-provoking journey to uncover how the commercial exploitation of these products hooked the world.

At Paris High School in Paris, Texas, "jocks" and "tough guys" never cry. But when a star football player falls to his knees and sheds some tears, a fellow student reacts in a ...

At Paris High School in Paris, Texas, "jocks" and "tough guys" never cry. But when a star football player falls to his knees and sheds some tears, a fellow student reacts in a surprising way.

This big-hearted series matches real jobs with people who are champing at the bit to secure them. Using the very latest and in some cases most dastardly interview techniques, ...

This big-hearted series matches real jobs with people who are champing at the bit to secure them. Using the very latest and in some cases most dastardly interview techniques, the recruitment process is compressed into one intense day.

Calamity Janet welcomes you to her Armageddon Inn. She has prepared her home for nuclear war and is inviting people to bunker down with her. She has pasta reserves to feed ...

Calamity Janet welcomes you to her Armageddon Inn. She has prepared her home for nuclear war and is inviting people to bunker down with her. She has pasta reserves to feed 1000 people. Retired photojournalist Jack Jobe started prepping in 2010, after watching the news surrounding Haiti's devastating earthquake. Now he is prepping for the scenario he fears most, a solar flare.

About 1 billion people around the world live with a disability – that’s roughly 15 per cent of our global population. Learn about and promote awareness of the challenges that people with disability face.
Help students develop 21st-century skills and knowledge for success in their future work and life by understanding how complex interactions continually influence human behaviour.
Celebrate and acknowledge International day of sign languages by viewing this collection with your class featuring video content about the lives of individuals who use sign language as well as schools that support them.
Encourage your students to look out for their classmates, introduce some of the issues children face at home and at school, and reveal strategies to help deal with bullying and anxiety.
Use this playlist to allow students to explore different families and understand the reasons why certain people, events and days are important to themselves and their families.
Discuss the importance and benefits of physical activity with your class using this curated collection.
Introduce the concepts of being healthy to your class and use this playlist to discuss the role of food in being healthy and how food affects our overall well being.
Spark your younger students' imagination with this collection of stories helping students to become familiar with new words, sounds and ideas with the best storytellers on television.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships can be modelled at school to inform students about positive relationships at school, home and the world. Share this playlist that focuses on building positive relationships.
Knowing where food comes from and what's in it is critical to making healthy food choices. Encourage your students to be more mindful about what they eat by sharing these videos with them.
Wondering what sport you should introduce to your class next? Follow the adventures of these inspirational women and girls participating in a range of sports to get some ideas.
Use this playlist to introduce students to autism and how it may affect an individual's life. Explore ways to combat problems and issues one may face.
Autism is a condition that affects the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people. Get insights into the lives of individuals living with autism.
Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection.
Bullying sucks whether it is online, at school or in a workplace, there is no space for it in our lives. Find more about bullying experiences and how to combat issues related to bullying in this playlist.
There is no space for bullying, whether it is in the playground, classroom or online. No way! View this collection, which deals with all aspects of bullying and how it can be prevented. (ACPPS074,VCHPEP092,VCHPEP109)
Cancer is a disease of the body's cells. Normally cells grow and multiply in a controlled way. Cancer affects a large number of Australians, both directly and indirectly. (ACSHE160)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.
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