Afghanistan
54:58

Afghanistan

Episode 2 SBS October 3, 2012

History

Civics and citizenship

Religious studies

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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One of the most isolated and barren landscapes on the planet, Afghanistan is a strange place for an empire or superpower to invade. But for three of the greatest powers the ...

One of the most isolated and barren landscapes on the planet, Afghanistan is a strange place for an empire or superpower to invade. But for three of the greatest powers the world has seen, it became an unlikely target, an enduring obsession and an unwinnable war. Rory Stewart, a former charity worker in Kabul, tells the history of two centuries of foreign intervention in Afghanistan.

Battle Of The Bishops
48:25

Battle Of The Bishops

ABC August 13, 2012

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Follows the head of the Anglican Church in Nigeria as he leads a boycott of the once-a-decade Anglican leaders meeting in London, to hold a rival summit in Jerusalem.

Follows the head of the Anglican Church in Nigeria as he leads a boycott of the once-a-decade Anglican leaders meeting in London, to hold a rival summit in Jerusalem.

South Side Story
26:23

South Side Story: All You Need Is Love

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC2 September 25, 2010

Health and PE

Business and Economics

Civics and Citizenship

Personal and Social Capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Crowe and his cohort, and co-owner of the "new South Sydney" Peter Holmes a Court, are confident they can restore and reward the faith the bunnies long-suffering fans have put ...

Crowe and his cohort, and co-owner of the "new South Sydney" Peter Holmes a Court, are confident they can restore and reward the faith the bunnies long-suffering fans have put in them.

JFK's Women
51:57

JFK's Women

SBS June 11, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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An explosive new biography that reveals the real John Fitzgerald Kennedy - a President who was prepared to risk his political career and, at the height of the cold war, his ...

An explosive new biography that reveals the real John Fitzgerald Kennedy - a President who was prepared to risk his political career and, at the height of the cold war, his country's security, for sex. In a terrible instance of irony, the Kennedy assassination in Dallas in November 1963 took his life, but saved his reputation.

Vatican: Life Within
1:33:56

Vatican: Life Within

National Geographic April 22, 2011

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
For the first time, eight Vatican insiders break their silence and talk about their duties in the shadow of the Pope. Their stories, combined with unique images, provide an ...

For the first time, eight Vatican insiders break their silence and talk about their duties in the shadow of the Pope. Their stories, combined with unique images, provide an exclusive insight into the world of the Vatican.

The Colony
51:57

The Colony: After The Storm

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS February 5, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

History

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this episode the families eagerly await the Annual General Muster which brings with it, a visit from the local magistrate. The mothers of the English, Irish and Aussie ...

In this episode the families eagerly await the Annual General Muster which brings with it, a visit from the local magistrate. The mothers of the English, Irish and Aussie families busily begin sewing new clothes for the event, but the pressure of getting everything ready starts to have an effect on Tracey Hohnke.

The Colony
51:26

The Colony: Back To The Future

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS February 12, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

History

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
News from the visitors attending the muster, tells of recent political turmoil in Sydney with the overthrow of Governor Bligh by the NSW military. The political fallout ...

News from the visitors attending the muster, tells of recent political turmoil in Sydney with the overthrow of Governor Bligh by the NSW military. The political fallout impacts on the settlement when the Red Coats arrive to claim the Hohnke's convict, Steve Keogh

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
50:44

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama: American Fervour

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC June 10, 2010

Modern history

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Historian Simon Schama explores the ways in which faith has shaped American political life. His starting point is a remarkable fact about the coming election - for the first ...

Historian Simon Schama explores the ways in which faith has shaped American political life. His starting point is a remarkable fact about the coming election - for the first time in a generation it's the Democrats who claim to be the party of God. It's Barack Obama, not John McCain, who has been talking about his faith.

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
50:16

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama: American Plenty

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 27, 2010

Modern history

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
After 9/11, Katrina and Baghdad, the robustness of American optimism is struggling to reassert itself against the sobering reality of military frustration and domestic ...

After 9/11, Katrina and Baghdad, the robustness of American optimism is struggling to reassert itself against the sobering reality of military frustration and domestic anxieties. This is an America grappling with an un-American sense of its own limits. Eminent historian Simon Schama turns to fascinating moments in American history to understand the present. In the first episode of the series he explores how American optimism about the infinite possibilities of its land and resources is in danger of coming to a grinding halt.

I Feel Good
56:43

I Feel Good

SBS February 27, 2010

Music

History

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A biography of James Brown filled with archives of performances, interviews and associated events. The film puts Brown's career in the context of the major upheavals occurring ...

A biography of James Brown filled with archives of performances, interviews and associated events. The film puts Brown's career in the context of the major upheavals occurring in black society in America during his period of popularity, and his role as a black spokesman.

The Love Of Money
51:52

The Love Of Money: Back From The Brink

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS February 28, 2010

Business and economics

Civics and citizenship

History

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The story of how politicians reacted to the crash of 2008, and what has been learnt from it.

The story of how politicians reacted to the crash of 2008, and what has been learnt from it.

Art + Soul
55:28

Art + Soul: Bitter And Sweet

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC October 21, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Visual arts

Civics and citizenship

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In episode three, Hetti explores the themes of Bitter and Sweet and asks "How does the startling beauty - and humour - of Aboriginal art intertwine with reverberations of the ...

In episode three, Hetti explores the themes of Bitter and Sweet and asks "How does the startling beauty - and humour - of Aboriginal art intertwine with reverberations of the past and our present"?

South Side Story
26:17

South Side Story: The Pride Of The League

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 September 18, 2010

Health and PE

Business and economics

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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The dream is straight out of Hollywood - the gladiatorial movie star and the hugely successful businessman - together they restore the faith to the legions of long-suffering ...

The dream is straight out of Hollywood - the gladiatorial movie star and the hugely successful businessman - together they restore the faith to the legions of long-suffering fans and take their beloved team - The Rabbitohs - on to grand final glory - but can the dream become reality?

Art + Soul
54:59

Art + Soul: Home And Away

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC October 7, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Visual arts

Civics and citizenship

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In this three-part documentary series, Hetti Perkins takes us on a personal journey into the world of Aboriginal art. art + soul, directed by Warwick Thornton (Samson and ...

In this three-part documentary series, Hetti Perkins takes us on a personal journey into the world of Aboriginal art. art + soul, directed by Warwick Thornton (Samson and Delilah), is the powerful and emotionally engaging television series about contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, and the artists who create it.

The Medici
55:14

The Medici: The Medici Popes

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel December 1, 2010

History

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In Florence, 1501, 26-year-old Michelangelo carves a giant masterpiece which will come to symbolise his struggle against a family he once adored. Raised from a young age ...

In Florence, 1501, 26-year-old Michelangelo carves a giant masterpiece which will come to symbolise his struggle against a family he once adored. Raised from a young age alongside the Medici heirs, he watches as they are cast into exile with a price on their heads. Florence without the Medici is thriving.

Obama's Deal
53:44

Obama's Deal

SBS2 May 25, 2011

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Health care reform was the first big policy deal taken on by the Obama administration. Many say the president has possibly bet his presidency on the outcome. This program goes ...

Health care reform was the first big policy deal taken on by the Obama administration. Many say the president has possibly bet his presidency on the outcome. This program goes behind closed doors at the White House, in Congress and the boardrooms of the giant health-care lobby to examine the political battles and costly compromises that defined Barak Obama's endeavour.

Straight Shootin'
29:23

Straight Shootin'

Episode 5 NITV April 27, 2011

Indigenous Australians

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
On the show today, looking back at the 1967 Referendum, and have things changed for the better; is sharing still an important part of our culture; and can you ever find the ...

On the show today, looking back at the 1967 Referendum, and have things changed for the better; is sharing still an important part of our culture; and can you ever find the perfect black man, or is he a myth?

Dancing With Dictators
56:59

Dancing With Dictators

ABC February 12, 2012

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

History

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Dancing With Dictators is a documentary about the struggle for control of MCM, the only media company in Burma with any foreign investment. Australian Ross Dunkley started and ...

Dancing With Dictators is a documentary about the struggle for control of MCM, the only media company in Burma with any foreign investment. Australian Ross Dunkley started and owns 49 percent of Burma's leading newspaper The Myanmar Times. The paper comes out weekly in both Burmese and English and like all media in the country it is heavily censored. What sort of journalist owns a newspaper in one of the most repressive countries on earth?