Truman tries to recreate a familiar face
0:13

Truman tries to recreate a familiar face

Clip from The Truman Show

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Truman Burbank uses scraps from magazines in an attempt to secretly recreate the face of a former flame.

Truman Burbank uses scraps from magazines in an attempt to secretly recreate the face of a former flame.

Sylvia's "father" takes her away
1:42

Sylvia's "father" takes her away

Clip from The Truman Show

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Sylvia's "father" claims she is schizophrenic and takes her away from Truman.

Sylvia's "father" claims she is schizophrenic and takes her away from Truman.

Advertising in the Truman Show
1:20

Advertising in the Truman Show

Clip from The Truman Show

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
An example of the subtle ways by which advertising is used in The Truman Show.

An example of the subtle ways by which advertising is used in The Truman Show.

Cigarette companies target Indonesia's children
7:26

Cigarette companies target Indonesia's children

Clip from Vice

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
With tighter controls on cigarette advertising in the West, the big companies are now setting their sights on Asia.

With tighter controls on cigarette advertising in the West, the big companies are now setting their sights on Asia.

Cordelia's fate is revealed
0:33

Cordelia's fate is revealed

Clip from ABC2 Live Presents King Lear

English

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Cordelia is handed eternal punishment at Edmund's orders for returning to Lear's good graces.

Cordelia is handed eternal punishment at Edmund's orders for returning to Lear's good graces.

Edmund's soliloquy
1:31

Edmund's soliloquy

Clip from ABC2 Live Presents King Lear

English

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Edmund delivers a speech to the audience in which he shares his thoughts about the way society treats younger sons and illegitimate children.

Edmund delivers a speech to the audience in which he shares his thoughts about the way society treats younger sons and illegitimate children.

Oral vocab growth lifts reading ability
6:01

Oral vocab growth lifts reading ability

Clip from Lateline

Literacy

11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
Macquarie University's Anne Castles and Signy Wegener explain the importance of introducing new terms when speaking to children, revealing that their research demonstrates for ...

Macquarie University's Anne Castles and Signy Wegener explain the importance of introducing new terms when speaking to children, revealing that their research demonstrates for the first time an "intimate relationship between [spoken] vocabulary and reading ability".

Charlie and Thomas perform together
2:39

Charlie and Thomas perform together

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
When Charlie and his friend Russell have a falling out, Thomas joins his autistic brother on stage to perform The Greatest Act in History together.

When Charlie and his friend Russell have a falling out, Thomas joins his autistic brother on stage to perform The Greatest Act in History together.

Charlie breaks into neighbour's bathroom
2:58

Charlie breaks into neighbour's bathroom

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Thomas chases after his autistic brother Charlie when the boy runs out of the family home in his underwear, around the neighbourhood, and into schoolmate Jackie's bathroom ...

Thomas chases after his autistic brother Charlie when the boy runs out of the family home in his underwear, around the neighbourhood, and into schoolmate Jackie's bathroom while she's in the shower. (Coarse language.)

Victor is impatient in his quest for life
4:42

Victor is impatient in his quest for life

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

English

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Victor's desire for eternal life is driven by the insatiable trauma of loss, blinding him from reason. Henry Clerval is resistant to Victor's wild theories and warns him of ...

Victor's desire for eternal life is driven by the insatiable trauma of loss, blinding him from reason. Henry Clerval is resistant to Victor's wild theories and warns him of the dangers his actions will create. Back home, Elizabeth struggles with Victor's absence in letter and person. In Ingolstadt, Victor begins sourcing "raw materials" to rebuild new life. Discovering the correct combination of elements while experimenting on a frog, his impatience causes him to miss a foreboding consequence.

Victor finds a brief ally in Waldman
6:19

Victor finds a brief ally in Waldman

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

English

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Victor argues with his professor. After class, the shadowy figure, Professor Waldman, accosts Victor, demanding he explains himself. After Victor speaks of a future without ...

Victor argues with his professor. After class, the shadowy figure, Professor Waldman, accosts Victor, demanding he explains himself. After Victor speaks of a future without death, Waldman introduces him to astounding new Chinese techniques and experiments. Victor proves himself a worthy partner. Back home, Elizabeth writes to Victor, beckoning a response, but Victor is becoming dangerously obsessed with life and death. Later, the doctors attempt to vaccinate the town against cholera. Unfamiliar

The ill-fated Flight to Varennes
3:23

The ill-fated Flight to Varennes

Clip from The French Revolution

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette's ill-fated attempt to flee Paris for the heavily fortified royalist citadel of Montmédy.

King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette's ill-fated attempt to flee Paris for the heavily fortified royalist citadel of Montmédy.

The execution of King Louis XVI
3:53

The execution of King Louis XVI

Clip from The French Revolution

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
France as a republic is born in blood with the execution of King Louis XVI.

France as a republic is born in blood with the execution of King Louis XVI.

The discovery of Pompeii's unique plaster casts
0:59

The discovery of Pompeii's unique plaster casts

Clip from Pompeii: New Secrets Revealed

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Cambridge University classicist Mary Beard explains the process of discovery for Pompeii's famed plaster casts surrounding the deceased.

Cambridge University classicist Mary Beard explains the process of discovery for Pompeii's famed plaster casts surrounding the deceased.

The execution of Marie Antoinette
4:49

The execution of Marie Antoinette

Clip from The French Revolution

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Marie Antoinette emotively fights the charges levelled against her but has her life taken in the same way her husband's was.

Marie Antoinette emotively fights the charges levelled against her but has her life taken in the same way her husband's was.

The demise of Robespierre
3:11

The demise of Robespierre

Clip from The French Revolution

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Maximilien Robespierre faces the same fate as the former French royals, ending the revolutionary Reign of Terror.

Maximilien Robespierre faces the same fate as the former French royals, ending the revolutionary Reign of Terror.

Carol Cockatoo is taken away by police
2:41

Carol Cockatoo is taken away by police

Clip from Australian Rules

English

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
The dynamics of the team are altered after ruckman Carol Cockatoo is taken away by police in the middle of a training session.

The dynamics of the team are altered after ruckman Carol Cockatoo is taken away by police in the middle of a training session.