Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle
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Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle

Clip from Howl's Moving Castle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself ...

Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself as her escort. The scene deals with gender politics, power and aggression.

Aboriginal Protection Act: Eddie is sent away
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Aboriginal Protection Act: Eddie is sent away

Clip from Mabo

History

7-8
9-10
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Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo meets with Paddy Killoran, who suggests he work for free on his garbage truck instead of leaving the island. Eddie ' Koiki' refuses, saying he won't labour ...

Eddie 'Koiki' Mabo meets with Paddy Killoran, who suggests he work for free on his garbage truck instead of leaving the island. Eddie ' Koiki' refuses, saying he won't labour for free. Paddy dismisses Eddie's sense of worth and determination, reminding him that under the Aboriginal Protection Act (1939) it's his role to protect him from himself. Eddie refuses again, saying he is not a slave. Benny, Eddie's father, is worried for his son.

Apple berry jam
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Apple berry jam

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Science

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Dr Joel Gilmore explains the role of pectin in maintaining the cell structure of fruit and how to harness its properties to trap waters and sugars to create a perfect, ...

Dr Joel Gilmore explains the role of pectin in maintaining the cell structure of fruit and how to harness its properties to trap waters and sugars to create a perfect, naturally thickened jam.

Vegemite science
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Vegemite science

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Molecular scientist Benjamin Schulz busts a myth about whether the yeast in vegemite can be used to make homebrew and recalls a fermentation experiment he employed to test the ...

Molecular scientist Benjamin Schulz busts a myth about whether the yeast in vegemite can be used to make homebrew and recalls a fermentation experiment he employed to test the theory.

Ancient rivalries
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Ancient rivalries

Clip from Romeo + Juliet

Media Arts

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The Capulets and Montagues are reprimanded for their misdeeds. Captain Prince, Chief of Police, makes it known gang rivalries will no longer be tolerated on Verona streets and ...

The Capulets and Montagues are reprimanded for their misdeeds. Captain Prince, Chief of Police, makes it known gang rivalries will no longer be tolerated on Verona streets and shall another disruption occur, a life will pay the forfeit of the peace.

Crowded House's audience connection
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Crowded House's audience connection

Clip from Great Australian Albums

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Neil Finn reveals how playing at house parties established the way Crowded House wanted to connect with their audience.

Neil Finn reveals how playing at house parties established the way Crowded House wanted to connect with their audience.

Connecting with an estranged grandmother
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Connecting with an estranged grandmother

Clip from Animal Kingdom

Media arts

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
Families drift apart for all sorts of reasons, but sometimes the fight that leads to estrangement can be something relatively minor. J reconnects with his grandmother in the ...

Families drift apart for all sorts of reasons, but sometimes the fight that leads to estrangement can be something relatively minor. J reconnects with his grandmother in the film Animal Kingdom after the death of his mother, and she expresses regret for their time apart.

Survival and attitude on Mars
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Survival and attitude on Mars

Clip from The Martian

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Back on Earth, Watney lectures astronauts in training on the importance of having the right attitude for surviving a disaster in space.

Back on Earth, Watney lectures astronauts in training on the importance of having the right attitude for surviving a disaster in space.

King Lear welcomes Caius
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King Lear welcomes Caius

Clip from ABC2 Live Presents King Lear

English

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The character of Caius sees the return of one of Lear's most loyal but banished subjects.

The character of Caius sees the return of one of Lear's most loyal but banished subjects.

The erasure of language as social control
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The erasure of language as social control

Clip from Nineteen Eighty-Four

Media Arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Citizens of Oceania consume their breakfast in a mess hall. Over breakfast, a colleague talks to Winston about his love for the destruction of language and the new edition of ...

Citizens of Oceania consume their breakfast in a mess hall. Over breakfast, a colleague talks to Winston about his love for the destruction of language and the new edition of the Oceania dictionary. Winston responds that the revolution will be complete once the language is perfected.

'Poor Tom' is born
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'Poor Tom' is born

Clip from ABC2 Live Presents King Lear

English

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A previous character in Shakesperare's King Lear is reborn as 'Poor Tom' as part of a disguise.

A previous character in Shakesperare's King Lear is reborn as 'Poor Tom' as part of a disguise.

Advice To My 12 Year Old Self
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Advice To My 12 Year Old Self: Penny Wong

ABC October 12, 2017

Personal and social capability

Media arts

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Labor politician Penny Wong would tell her 12-year-old self that it's okay to be different, that it's okay to be you.

Labor politician Penny Wong would tell her 12-year-old self that it's okay to be different, that it's okay to be you.

Advice To My 12 Year Old Self
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Advice To My 12 Year Old Self: Leah Purcell

ABC October 11, 2017

Personal and social capability

Media arts

9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
Leah Purcell is an actress, director and playwright, who never fitted into the mould of a perfect 12-year-old.

Leah Purcell is an actress, director and playwright, who never fitted into the mould of a perfect 12-year-old.

Advertising in the Truman Show
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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.

U3A test
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U3A test

Clip from Perpetual Planet

Earth and environment

12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This is a test clip!

This is a test clip!

France's "national razor"
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France's "national razor"

Clip from The French Revolution

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The guillotine, introduced to France in 1789 by Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, became France's preferred method of execution until the abolishment of capital punishment in 1981.

The guillotine, introduced to France in 1789 by Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, became France's preferred method of execution until the abolishment of capital punishment in 1981.

Flashback of domestic violence
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Flashback of domestic violence

Clip from Into the Wild

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
As Chris' sister notes her brother's issues with their parents, a flashback depicts the arguments and violence that characterised their home life.

As Chris' sister notes her brother's issues with their parents, a flashback depicts the arguments and violence that characterised their home life.

A dream within a dream
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A dream within a dream

Clip from Picnic At Hanging Rock

English

7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Lines from Edgar Allen Poe's 1849 poem A Dream Within a Dream, “what we see and what we seem are but a dream; a dream within a dream” is whispered by the narrator. The ...

Lines from Edgar Allen Poe's 1849 poem A Dream Within a Dream, “what we see and what we seem are but a dream; a dream within a dream” is whispered by the narrator. The introduction of Allen Poe, famous for his mysterious and often macabre stories, situates the enigmatic, dream-like qualities that punctuate the film and suggests the incompatibility of Victorian ideals and the Australian landscape.