The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2:37:09

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

GO! November 22, 2014

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

Literature

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The second instalment finds Frodo and Sam trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin.

The second instalment finds Frodo and Sam trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin.

Munich
2:37:08

Munich

SBS September 19, 2015

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
In 1972, the Summer Olympics in Munich, which had been dubbed The Olympics of Peace and Joy, were off to a rousing start. Suddenly, without warning, an extremist Palestinian ...

In 1972, the Summer Olympics in Munich, which had been dubbed The Olympics of Peace and Joy, were off to a rousing start. Suddenly, without warning, an extremist Palestinian group known as Black September invaded the Olympic Village, massacring the Israeli Olympic team. While the Munich terror was seen and felt around the world, the intensely secret aftermath of the event has remained largely unknown.

Tropfest Australia 22
2:36:41

Tropfest Australia 22

SBS2 December 8, 2013

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Australia's most prestigious and iconic short film festival Tropfest will celebrate its 22nd birthday at its new home on SBS 2 as it's broadcast live from Centennial Park, and ...

Australia's most prestigious and iconic short film festival Tropfest will celebrate its 22nd birthday at its new home on SBS 2 as it's broadcast live from Centennial Park, and the good news is everyone's invited. Hosting the Tropfest party this year is Marc Fennell, Adam Spencer and Yumi Stynes.

NAIDOC Awards 2013
2:36:29

NAIDOC Awards 2013

NITV July 13, 2013

Indigenous Australians

Music

Dance

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The 2013 NAIDOC Ball is hosted by Ernie Dingo and Narelda Jacobs with Casey Donovan and Mary G and will feature performances by hip-hop gorup Last Kinection and the amazing ...

The 2013 NAIDOC Ball is hosted by Ernie Dingo and Narelda Jacobs with Casey Donovan and Mary G and will feature performances by hip-hop gorup Last Kinection and the amazing Christine Anu.

JFK: A Presidency Revealed
2:36:22

JFK: A Presidency Revealed

The History Channel November 18, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The 35th president of the US. He was the youngest ever to be elected president and was assassinated on November 22, 1963, after only serving two years in office. Kennedy's ...

The 35th president of the US. He was the youngest ever to be elected president and was assassinated on November 22, 1963, after only serving two years in office. Kennedy's life and the subsequent conspiracy theories surrounding his death have been the topic for many films.

American Honey
2:36:14

American Honey

Premiere September 12, 2017

Media arts

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
A teenage girl from a troubled home runs away with a travelling sales crew that drives across the American mid-west selling magazine subscriptions door to door. Finding her ...

A teenage girl from a troubled home runs away with a travelling sales crew that drives across the American mid-west selling magazine subscriptions door to door. Finding her feet in this gang of teenagers, one of who is Jake, she soon gets into the group's lifestyle of hard partying, law-bending and young love.

20th Century Boys 3: Redemption
2:36:10

20th Century Boys 3: Redemption

SBS December 5, 2016

Media arts

English

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
This epic sci-fi fantasy trilogy concludes in a virus-plagued Tokyo that has been isolated from the rest of the world as the evil ruler Friend foresees a violent alien ...

This epic sci-fi fantasy trilogy concludes in a virus-plagued Tokyo that has been isolated from the rest of the world as the evil ruler Friend foresees a violent alien invasion. Meanwhile, Kanna has joined a militant underground resistance group and conspires to lead a gang of armed Tokyo residents against Friend's oppressive regime, while Kenji comes back from the presumed dead with an axe to grind. In Japanese.

Ran
2:36:03

Ran

Masterpiece August 24, 2015

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Akira Kurosawa's final masterpiece Ran is a reimagining of Shakespeare's King Lear set in feudal Japan. This tells the story of Hidetora Ichimonji, an ageing warlord who after ...

Akira Kurosawa's final masterpiece Ran is a reimagining of Shakespeare's King Lear set in feudal Japan. This tells the story of Hidetora Ichimonji, an ageing warlord who after spending his life consolidating his empire, decides to abdicate and divide his kingdom amongst his three sons: Taro, Jiro and Saburo.

Watchmen
2:35:19

Watchmen

SBS Viceland March 2, 2019

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
A group of retired super heroes reunite when the murder of one of their own points to a much larger conspiracy and the threat of nuclear holocaust in this spectacular ...

A group of retired super heroes reunite when the murder of one of their own points to a much larger conspiracy and the threat of nuclear holocaust in this spectacular adaptation of the renowned graphic novel. Set in an alternate 1985 in which Richard Nixon is in his fifth term as president, the film follows the colourful heroes - techno birdman Nite Owl II, sociopathic Rorschach, mega-genius Ozymandias, sexy Silk Spectre II and the ethereal Dr Manhattan - as they try to get to the bottom of the threat and save a cynical world from annihilation.

The English Patient
2:35:13

The English Patient

SBS January 31, 2015

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Anthony Minghella wrote and directed this award-winning adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel about a doomed and tragic romance set against the backdrop of World War II. At ...

Anthony Minghella wrote and directed this award-winning adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel about a doomed and tragic romance set against the backdrop of World War II. At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Out of Africa
2:35:13

Out of Africa

More Movies February 14, 2018

Media arts

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
True life story of Karen Blixen, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage after she moves to Kenya, who finds happiness with an adventurer.

True life story of Karen Blixen, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage after she moves to Kenya, who finds happiness with an adventurer.

The Last Emperor
2:34:57

The Last Emperor

Masterpiece January 29, 2017

Media arts

History

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This sweeping cinematic spectacle follows the tumultuous life of Pu Yi, the last Chinese emperor, from his elite origins in the Forbidden City - where a new English tutor ...

This sweeping cinematic spectacle follows the tumultuous life of Pu Yi, the last Chinese emperor, from his elite origins in the Forbidden City - where a new English tutor opens the boy's mind to the outside world - to his forced abdication in 1912 and his return to the throne under Japanese rule. Inextricably intertwined with the history of modern-day China, the story ends with the once-privilege emperor living a working-class life under communist rule.

The Bridge on the River Kwai
2:34:20

The Bridge on the River Kwai

SBS February 17, 2019

Media arts

Modern history

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
During World War II, complications arise when a British Colonel is imprisoned with his troops by the Japanese and forced to labour in building a bridge.

During World War II, complications arise when a British Colonel is imprisoned with his troops by the Japanese and forced to labour in building a bridge.

The Tempest
2:34:15

The Tempest

Smooth/Arts February 25, 2019

English

Literature

Drama

Literacy

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and ...

Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and his deformed slave Caliban. When Prospero raises a storm to wreck this perfidious brother and his confederates on the island, his long contemplated revenge at last seems within reach. Inspired by reports of the first English colonies in the West Indies and imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest is Shakespeare's late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment.

Bird
2:34:09

Bird

NITV November 23, 2017

Music

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Forest Whitaker stars as brilliant jazz saxophonist Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker in Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood’s homage to Bird’s life and genius. Moving forward ...

Forest Whitaker stars as brilliant jazz saxophonist Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker in Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood’s homage to Bird’s life and genius. Moving forward and backward through Parker's brief life before his death of a heroin overdose at age 34, the film foregrounds the saxophonist's difficult relationship with his wife, Chan Parker (Diane Venora), but also features lengthy scenes of Parker improvising on stage, lit with the neon and cigarette smoke of vintage jazz clubs.

Transformers: Age of Extinction
2:33:56

Transformers: Age of Extinction

9Go December 23, 2018

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
After an epic battle, a great city lies in ruins, but the Earth itself is saved. As humanity begins to pick up the pieces, a shadowy group emerges to try to take control of ...

After an epic battle, a great city lies in ruins, but the Earth itself is saved. As humanity begins to pick up the pieces, a shadowy group emerges to try to take control of history.

Gangs of Wasseypur: Part 1
2:33:52

Gangs of Wasseypur: Part 1

SBS World Movies February 15, 2016

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Languages

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud ...

A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.

Joan of Arc
2:33:31

Joan of Arc

SBS January 17, 2019

Media arts

Religious studies

History

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
An epic medieval war classic about the iconic French heroine and religious martyr of the 15th century. The 13-year-old Joan of Arc receives a vision that inspires her to rid ...

An epic medieval war classic about the iconic French heroine and religious martyr of the 15th century. The 13-year-old Joan of Arc receives a vision that inspires her to rid France of its oppressors. Alternative title: The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc.