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Robyn finds help in Sallay Mahomet and unlikely places
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Robyn finds help in Sallay Mahomet and unlikely places

Clip from Tracks
Robyn sets out to find and tame her own camels. Seeking the help of a camel wrangler Sallay Mahomet, Robyn is offered work and a single camel. After a month, Sallay gives ...

Robyn sets out to find and tame her own camels. Seeking the help of a camel wrangler Sallay Mahomet, Robyn is offered work and a single camel. After a month, Sallay gives Robyn her first camel. Later, Robyn's friends visit for a night. While there, Rick Smolan offers to help Robyn sell her story, which she politely refuses. During the party, Robyn takes space outside. Before leaving, Robyn's friend gives her a tape with a reminder of her mother. Rick, the photographer, also leaves a tip, should

Robyn loses Diggity and her sense of direction
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Robyn loses Diggity and her sense of direction

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Diggity accidentally ingests poison and begins to die. Robyn makes a difficult decision to put Diggity out of her pain. The loss of her companion sends Robyn into a spiral, ...

Diggity accidentally ingests poison and begins to die. Robyn makes a difficult decision to put Diggity out of her pain. The loss of her companion sends Robyn into a spiral, and she struggles to continue. Fearing for Robyn's safety, Rick accidentally gives way her location and a troop of journalists descends upon her camp. That evening, Rick asks after Diggity and the next day Robyn breakdown, heartbroken and seeking companionship.

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole
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Florida man swallowed by sinkhole

Clip from Horizon
Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Caving in a sinkhole
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Caving in a sinkhole

Clip from Horizon
Geologist Iain Stewart goes underground with Jason Polk to examine the kind of sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush in his Florida bedroom in 2013.

Geologist Iain Stewart goes underground with Jason Polk to examine the kind of sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush in his Florida bedroom in 2013.

Crossing the desert on faith alone
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Crossing the desert on faith alone

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Molly and Daisy cross a desert without the fence to guide them, relying on courage and spirituality to continue journey.

Molly and Daisy cross a desert without the fence to guide them, relying on courage and spirituality to continue journey.

Women's business' guides girls home
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Women's business' guides girls home

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Women at Jigalong perform Indigenous ritual at night guiding Molly and Daisy on their final leg home.

Women at Jigalong perform Indigenous ritual at night guiding Molly and Daisy on their final leg home.

How Vietnamese migrants value education
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How Vietnamese migrants value education

Helen Hyunh explains how the children of Vietnamese children were raised to value education highly and had a role in translating English for their parents.

Helen Hyunh explains how the children of Vietnamese children were raised to value education highly and had a role in translating English for their parents.

The Roman diet and cooking
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The Roman diet and cooking

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets food historian Sally Grainger who demonstrates how the wealthy cooked and what they ate in Roman Britain.

Neil Oliver meets food historian Sally Grainger who demonstrates how the wealthy cooked and what they ate in Roman Britain.

Legalising the rhino horn trade
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Legalising the rhino horn trade

Clip from Lateline
Martin Cuddihy visits Kruger National Park to investigate the poaching of rhino horns, amid calls by some ecologists to legalise the illegal trade in order to conserve the ...

Martin Cuddihy visits Kruger National Park to investigate the poaching of rhino horns, amid calls by some ecologists to legalise the illegal trade in order to conserve the endangered animals. (Confronting images.)

Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story
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Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story

Clip from Artscape
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Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage
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Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage

Clip from Sunday Night
Sunday Night reveals video captured by survivors of Japan's 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Sunday Night reveals video captured by survivors of Japan's 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Brains scanned while doing maths
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Brains scanned while doing maths

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Father rules when daughters may marry
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Father rules when daughters may marry

Baptista Minola determines that his daughter Bianca may only marry when her elder sister, shrewish Kate, finds a husband.

Baptista Minola determines that his daughter Bianca may only marry when her elder sister, shrewish Kate, finds a husband.

Spiritual intervention and John of God
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Spiritual intervention and John of God

Shaun Micallef receives psychic surgery from John of God in the form of a spiritual intervention.

Shaun Micallef receives psychic surgery from John of God in the form of a spiritual intervention.

Fear, hunches and 'don't panic'
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Fear, hunches and 'don't panic'

Arthur is separated from the rest of the crew when he hesitates and misses his opportunity to pass through a portal.

Arthur is separated from the rest of the crew when he hesitates and misses his opportunity to pass through a portal.

Opening credits of Truman 'reality' show
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Opening credits of Truman 'reality' show

Clip from The Truman Show
The film opens with interviews and credits from the 'reality' program, briefly introducing the concept of a TV show within a movie.

The film opens with interviews and credits from the 'reality' program, briefly introducing the concept of a TV show within a movie.

Director' Christof responds to critics
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Director' Christof responds to critics

Clip from The Truman Show
A history of The Truman Show is presented before a rare interview with the show's creator, Christof, who argues, We accept the reality with which we are presented. Sylvia ...

A history of The Truman Show is presented before a rare interview with the show's creator, Christof, who argues, We accept the reality with which we are presented. Sylvia calls in during the interview and criticises the ethics of the show.

Why teens are biologically geared to sleep in
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Why teens are biologically geared to sleep in

Teenagers love to sleep in and it's nothing to do with being lazy. Biology dictates that their body clocks work differently than those of children and adults.

Teenagers love to sleep in and it's nothing to do with being lazy. Biology dictates that their body clocks work differently than those of children and adults.

Nash struggles to ignore his hallucinations
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Nash struggles to ignore his hallucinations

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
While Nash once struggled to fight his hallucinations he eventually finds the courage to consciously say goodbye to the three of them.

While Nash once struggled to fight his hallucinations he eventually finds the courage to consciously say goodbye to the three of them.

Hindu aarti ceremony in the Ganges
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Hindu aarti ceremony in the Ganges

Shaun Micallef participates in a Hindu aarti ceremony in the Ganges at Haridwar and reflects on the pollution in the river.

Shaun Micallef participates in a Hindu aarti ceremony in the Ganges at Haridwar and reflects on the pollution in the river.

Advancing and retreating glaciers
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Advancing and retreating glaciers

Matthew Roberts demonstrates how he collects data to study changes to glaciers in Iceland on a visit to Solheimajokull Glacier, studying ablation rates to understand climate ...

Matthew Roberts demonstrates how he collects data to study changes to glaciers in Iceland on a visit to Solheimajokull Glacier, studying ablation rates to understand climate change.

Drones and surveillance
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Drones and surveillance

Clip from Catalyst
Mark Horstman investigates the some of the ethical and technical issues involved in the civilian use of drones.

Mark Horstman investigates the some of the ethical and technical issues involved in the civilian use of drones.

Celtic symbols of power
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Celtic symbols of power

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver examines torcs and coins and argues that they represent the growing power of kings and transferable symbols of the state.

Neil Oliver examines torcs and coins and argues that they represent the growing power of kings and transferable symbols of the state.

Oscar Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol
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Oscar Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol

Clip from Arrows Of Desire
A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Pi, probability and the natural world
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Pi, probability and the natural world

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the probability of a needle falling on a line, or between two lines, has an uncanny relationship to pi.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the probability of a needle falling on a line, or between two lines, has an uncanny relationship to pi.

Moons and gravitational pull
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Moons and gravitational pull

Clip from The Universe
Scientists explain the difference between regular and irregular moons, the effect of gravity on a moon's orbit, secular acceleration and Phobos' death spiral towards Mars.

Scientists explain the difference between regular and irregular moons, the effect of gravity on a moon's orbit, secular acceleration and Phobos' death spiral towards Mars.

Not everything is translated
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Not everything is translated

Bob isn't sure his interpreter is telling him everything the Japanese director has said on the commercial shoot.

Bob isn't sure his interpreter is telling him everything the Japanese director has said on the commercial shoot.

Medical advice without a translator
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Medical advice without a translator

Without the help of a translator, Bob escorts Charlotte to hospital to have an injured toe treated.

Without the help of a translator, Bob escorts Charlotte to hospital to have an injured toe treated.

Voyeurism and jumping to conclusions
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Voyeurism and jumping to conclusions

Clip from Rear Window
Lisa questions the assumptions Jeff makes about the neighbours he spies on, including Queen Bee and Miss Lonelyhearts.

Lisa questions the assumptions Jeff makes about the neighbours he spies on, including Queen Bee and Miss Lonelyhearts.

How the Dutch manage rising sea levels
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How the Dutch manage rising sea levels

Clip from Thalassa
Dutch are experts in controlling surging seas and rivers, and are developing cuttingedge technologies to deal with climate change.

Dutch are experts in controlling surging seas and rivers, and are developing cuttingedge technologies to deal with climate change.

Are hypnosis videos just a fad?
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Are hypnosis videos just a fad?

Like 'mindfulness' videos, hypnosis videos are big business on YouTube. So can they really help with our mental health and stress?

Like 'mindfulness' videos, hypnosis videos are big business on YouTube. So can they really help with our mental health and stress?

Tabloid bias satire
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Tabloid bias satire

Clip from The Feed
The Feed satirises the editorial process at Sydney's Daily Telegraph tabloid newspaper. Coarse language.

The Feed satirises the editorial process at Sydney's Daily Telegraph tabloid newspaper. Coarse language.

Failed uprising against Mary Tudor
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Failed uprising against Mary Tudor

1553 was a turbulent year for Queen Mary. She successfully thwarted an uprising against her 'Spanish marriage' and in 1554, reluctantly approved the execution of her would-be ...

1553 was a turbulent year for Queen Mary. She successfully thwarted an uprising against her 'Spanish marriage' and in 1554, reluctantly approved the execution of her would-be replacement, Lady Jane Grey.

Making chocolate brownies
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Making chocolate brownies

Adriano Zumbo teaches Matt to make chocolate brownies

Adriano Zumbo teaches Matt to make chocolate brownies

Polygamous Mormon family visit
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Polygamous Mormon family visit

Shaun Micallef meets a man with two wives and discusses how their polygamous marriage came about and how they make their relationship it work.

Shaun Micallef meets a man with two wives and discusses how their polygamous marriage came about and how they make their relationship it work.

How to dice vegetables
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How to dice vegetables

Anne provides some quick tips on how to dice veggies properly.

Anne provides some quick tips on how to dice veggies properly.

Gulliver assigned as travel writer
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Gulliver assigned as travel writer

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
In attempt to ask out Darcy, Gulliver ends up with an assignment to be a new travel writer, hoping to impress her, he accepts the assignment.

In attempt to ask out Darcy, Gulliver ends up with an assignment to be a new travel writer, hoping to impress her, he accepts the assignment.

How bones protect us
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How bones protect us

The Ultimate Guide explains how bones protect the body's organs.

The Ultimate Guide explains how bones protect the body's organs.

Measuring racism in Australia
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Measuring racism in Australia

A comprehensive national survey reveals that one in five Australians have experienced racism in the past year.

A comprehensive national survey reveals that one in five Australians have experienced racism in the past year.

Rise project mentors suspended students
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Rise project mentors suspended students

Clip from Lateline
Lateline's John Stewart meets children taking part in Campbelltown's Rise project, which helps suspended students catch up on classes, meet employers, and change their behaviour.

Lateline's John Stewart meets children taking part in Campbelltown's Rise project, which helps suspended students catch up on classes, meet employers, and change their behaviour.

Paris' four-dimensional cube, Grande Arche
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Paris' four-dimensional cube, Grande Arche

Marcus du Sautoy takes Alan Davies to Paris to see the Grand Arche, a representation of a fourdimensional cube, or tesseract.

Marcus du Sautoy takes Alan Davies to Paris to see the Grand Arche, a representation of a fourdimensional cube, or tesseract.

'CNN Man' responds to Trump bashing GIF
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'CNN Man' responds to Trump bashing GIF

Clip from The Feed
The Feed parodies Donald Trump's 'CNN Man' bashing tweet.

The Feed parodies Donald Trump's 'CNN Man' bashing tweet.

Picking a leader based on looks
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Picking a leader based on looks

This experiment shows that a group is likely to pick an 'alpha' looking character as their leader over someone who looks short and shy.

This experiment shows that a group is likely to pick an 'alpha' looking character as their leader over someone who looks short and shy.

Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Clip from The Feed
In a wideranging interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the famed astrophysicist discusses the formation of the moon, his college days, the relationship between race and his role ...

In a wideranging interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the famed astrophysicist discusses the formation of the moon, his college days, the relationship between race and his role as a scientist and why he wants to be buried when he dies.

Denaturation of proteins
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Denaturation of proteins

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains how the string of amino acids present in protein undergoes different physical transformations when presented with stressors like heat or ...

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains how the string of amino acids present in protein undergoes different physical transformations when presented with stressors like heat or acid. The chemical change of a protein occurs when it's folded three-dimensional structure unfolds during a curing or cooking, a process known as denaturation.

Pineapple caramel
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Pineapple caramel

Ben Milbourne flambés some caramel pineapple, and Dr Joel Gilmore explains what flambéing is and what's happening to the alcohol. When alcohol is heated, the ethanol moves to ...

Ben Milbourne flambés some caramel pineapple, and Dr Joel Gilmore explains what flambéing is and what's happening to the alcohol. When alcohol is heated, the ethanol moves to the surface of the liquid and the vapour pressure increases, allowing it to catch fire and evaporate.

Test
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Test

Test

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Sam adapts to new challenges
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Sam adapts to new challenges

Clip from Australian Story
Sam Best, who is on the autism spectrum, arrives in Africa with his dad and needs to adapt to new sights, sounds and a new way of interacting with others.

Sam Best, who is on the autism spectrum, arrives in Africa with his dad and needs to adapt to new sights, sounds and a new way of interacting with others.

A new outlook for Sam
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A new outlook for Sam

Clip from Australian Story
Africa has had a profound impact on Sam Best, friends notice he is more chatty, outgoing and happier than before the trip.

Africa has had a profound impact on Sam Best, friends notice he is more chatty, outgoing and happier than before the trip.

Waleed Aly invokes #SendForgivenessViral
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Waleed Aly invokes #SendForgivenessViral

Clip from The Project
In response to Sonia Kruger's arguments against Muslim migration, The Project host Waleed Aly evaluates the way Australians respond to fear and inflammatory comments amid what ...

In response to Sonia Kruger's arguments against Muslim migration, The Project host Waleed Aly evaluates the way Australians respond to fear and inflammatory comments amid what he calls the "inertia of outrage". Aly calls for a more constructive and constrained approach to criticism and hostility, suggesting we should send forgiveness viral.

Bronze Age mining conditions
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Bronze Age mining conditions

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits an ancient copper mine at Great Orme, Wales, and demonstrates the conditions Bronze Age miners would have worked under.

Neil Oliver visits an ancient copper mine at Great Orme, Wales, and demonstrates the conditions Bronze Age miners would have worked under.

Bangarra artistic director reveals creative process
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Bangarra artistic director reveals creative process

Clip from Creative Minds
Stephen Page reveals the creative process behind his work with the Bangarra Dance Theatre.

Stephen Page reveals the creative process behind his work with the Bangarra Dance Theatre.

Oppenheimer outlines climate change evidence
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Oppenheimer outlines climate change evidence

World renowned climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer outlines the evidence for global warming.

World renowned climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer outlines the evidence for global warming.

'Carpe diem' speech on first day of school
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'Carpe diem' speech on first day of school

Clip from Dead Poets Society
First classes reveal very different teaching styles and an English teacher who tells the boys to seize the day.

First classes reveal very different teaching styles and an English teacher who tells the boys to seize the day.

Is theft ethical if it makes a point?
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Is theft ethical if it makes a point?

Clip from Hacking The System
A 'life hacker' shows us how easy it is to burgle a home, claiming his tips make a point about security. Is he right?

A 'life hacker' shows us how easy it is to burgle a home, claiming his tips make a point about security. Is he right?

Robyn finds her camels and compromise
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Robyn finds her camels and compromise

Clip from Tracks
Robyn learns her camel is pregnant, which could be helpful. Hearing Kurt's farm has a new owner; Robyn seeks the camels she is owed. The new owner refuses, but when she helps ...

Robyn learns her camel is pregnant, which could be helpful. Hearing Kurt's farm has a new owner; Robyn seeks the camels she is owed. The new owner refuses, but when she helps him wrangle Dookie, he gives her Dookie and Bub. Securing her camels, Robyn decides to write to the National Geographic. The next day Sallay tells her about wild bulls and delivers her packages and letters. Enclosed is a response from the National Geographic, they have agreed to sponsor her, but Rick Smolan must photograph

Robyn Davidson's journey begins
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Robyn Davidson's journey begins

Clip from Tracks
Robyn Davidson head to Alice Springs with her dog Diggity, attempting to escape the monotony of the city, her gender and class. After a brief stint at a local bar, she quits ...

Robyn Davidson head to Alice Springs with her dog Diggity, attempting to escape the monotony of the city, her gender and class. After a brief stint at a local bar, she quits when she sees the owner strike an Indigenous woman. She then requests the help of a camel trainer named Kurt Posel, working on the property in exchange for two of her own camels. However Kurt doesn't respect their deal, or her as a woman.

Big Brother cajoles the citizens
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Big Brother cajoles the citizens

Triumphant music plays to a crowded audience as they watch a film heralding Oceania's authoritarian society. During the presentation and man appears on the screen and the ...

Triumphant music plays to a crowded audience as they watch a film heralding Oceania's authoritarian society. During the presentation and man appears on the screen and the audience breaks into a hysteria of shouting. Winston is eyed by a man in the front row and begins shouting as well. The leader appears on the screen, and the crowd is sated. Later, workers sit in cubicles preparing documents, and a screen showing an image of the Big Brother directs them to think in newspeak.

Winston questions the Ministry of Truth
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Winston questions the Ministry of Truth

Winston asks Julia is the resistance is real. The Ministry of Truth descends into chaos after an attack. Winston works tirelessly under the party's rule to re-write historical ...

Winston asks Julia is the resistance is real. The Ministry of Truth descends into chaos after an attack. Winston works tirelessly under the party's rule to re-write historical facts. At home, Winston contemplates his actions and the doublethink logic of the Ministry of Truth.

Robyn processes her mother's death
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Robyn processes her mother's death

Clip from Tracks
Robyn thinks of her mother, processing her trauma as she walks in solitude through the Western Desert. The dry, harsh climate begins to take a toll on her psychological state, ...

Robyn thinks of her mother, processing her trauma as she walks in solitude through the Western Desert. The dry, harsh climate begins to take a toll on her psychological state, and she is thankful to find the water tanks Rick promised to deposit for her. That evening, Robyn turns up a remote farm and takes solace in the elderly couple's kindness and company.

A journey's end
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A journey's end

Clip from Tracks
Robyn decides to finish what she has started, and herself and the four camels: Dookie, Bub, Zeleika and Goliath set out towards the West coast. Ricks is waiting, when Robyn ...

Robyn decides to finish what she has started, and herself and the four camels: Dookie, Bub, Zeleika and Goliath set out towards the West coast. Ricks is waiting, when Robyn and her camels arrive at the water's edge, the two change a welcoming hug before Robyn and her camels enjoy the ocean.

The harsh rules of a 'native' settlement
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The harsh rules of a 'native' settlement

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Molly, Daisy and Gracie are introduced to life at Moore River Native Settlement where Indigenous languages are banned.

Molly, Daisy and Gracie are introduced to life at Moore River Native Settlement where Indigenous languages are banned.

The 1965 Freedom Ride and Charles Perkins
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The 1965 Freedom Ride and Charles Perkins

Clip from Fire Talker
Archival footage reveals the bus journey Charles Perkins and other Indigenous civil rights activists took in the 1965 Freedom Ride from Sydney to western NSW.

Archival footage reveals the bus journey Charles Perkins and other Indigenous civil rights activists took in the 1965 Freedom Ride from Sydney to western NSW.

Subliminal priming effects of temperature
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Subliminal priming effects of temperature

Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

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