After muckup day, Josie and her friends discuss their futures while studying in the library. Josie storms out when one of those friends insists they can only ever hope to marry people from their own ethnic groups. (Coarse language).
This is the pivotal scene from The Daughter (based on the Henrik Ibsen play, The Wild Duck) in which Oliver confronts his wife over her affair and discovers that Hedvig is not his daughter. (Coarse language.)
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.
We follow J and his family after their close family friend, Baz, is murdered. These scenes offer a brief glimpse of the tension, anger and sadness that permeates a home after a tragic, violent loss. (Coarse language.)
In this short scene, Oliver is comforted by his father upon the discovery that his wife had an affair and the child he believed to be his own is, in fact, another man's. Oliver's father opens up about his own personal experiences to try and encourage his son to consider reconciliation. (Coarse language.)
An Australian-Dutch study in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology has found that children who are encouraged to take chances exhibit lower levels of anxiety and are more resilient. Co-author Macquarie University's Jennifer Hudson contrasts challenging parenting behaviour to so-called helicopter parents.
Paediatric neuropsychologist Dr Daniel LeGoff explains how he discovered the therapeutic benefits of playing with Lego for autistic children, encouraging them to work together in a social context. And Adrian Pitt's parents discuss how Lego was used as part of their son's speech and language therapy.
In the film, Animal Kingdom, J and Nicky struggle to maintain a healthy relationship with his ongoing connection to his criminal family and their constant paranoia and suspicion. Things end tragically when J's Uncle Pope decides that Nicky knows too much. This scene is difficult to watch but represents a turning point in the film and tests the limits of J's commitment to his family. (Coarse language.)
In the film, Animal Kingdom, J finds himself being coached by lawyers to lie for his criminal family members, despite them having murdered his girlfriend. You can see the conflict taking place within the character as he wrestles with his guilt while also being concerned for his own selfpreservation.
When Charlie unexpectedly gets off the special needs bus at Thomas' school, Charlie
lashes out as Thomas tries to send him away, students taunt the autistic boy, and adults' attempts to control the situation escalates the melee.
Hannah and Eliza Reilly contrast two different conversation strategies at a speed dating event, one "playing dumb" and the other asking rapid-fire questions, and the results reveal differences in what men are attracted to. (Sexual references.)
Students and teachers reveal how alternative approaches to education, at Noosa Flexible Learning Centre and Carinity Education Southside, improve learning outcomes for children who have struggled to 'fit in' to mainstream schools.