Cutting Edge
51:54

Cutting Edge: The Secret War On Terror

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 17, 2011

News and current affairs

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This two-part documentary reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against Al Qaeda over the last decade since 9/11. The second part ...

This two-part documentary reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against Al Qaeda over the last decade since 9/11. The second part looks at how, with harsh interrogation techniques increasingly off-limits, spy agencies have developed a controversial high-tech method of targeting and killing suspected terrorists with pilotless drone aircraft.

Cutting Edge Special
47:28

Cutting Edge Special: Raw Opium

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 13, 2011

News and current affairs

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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Opium is a commodity that has tremendous power - both to ease pain and to destroy lives. For centuries, this flower has played, and continues to play, a pivotal role, not just ...

Opium is a commodity that has tremendous power - both to ease pain and to destroy lives. For centuries, this flower has played, and continues to play, a pivotal role, not just in the lives of people who grow, manufacture and use it, but also in the increasingly tense sphere of international relations. This program follows a journey around the world, where conflicting forces do battle over this narcotic sap.

Cutting Edge
52:30

Cutting Edge: Aung San Suu Kyi - The Choice

SBS November 28, 2012

News and current affairs

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Burma is at an historic moment of change as it pushes ahead with reforms. One woman has come to symbolise the struggle of Burma's people to be free - Aung San Suu Kyi. She has ...

Burma is at an historic moment of change as it pushes ahead with reforms. One woman has come to symbolise the struggle of Burma's people to be free - Aung San Suu Kyi. She has withstood almost 20 years of house arrest to become an international icon of peaceful resistance and hope in the face of oppression. This documentary captures the moment when the Nobel Prize-winning dissident took the huge, risky step into everyday politics in Burma.

Cutting Edge
51:15

Cutting Edge: Kill/Capture

SBS June 5, 2011

News and current affairs

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Since taking over the war effort in Afghanistan, General Petraeus has raised the campaign against the Taliban to a new intensity, nearly doubling the number of air attacks and ...

Since taking over the war effort in Afghanistan, General Petraeus has raised the campaign against the Taliban to a new intensity, nearly doubling the number of air attacks and unleashing Special Forces to kill or capture thousands of militants. In Pakistan, the CIA has killed hundreds of militants with drone attacks. Now as President Obama promises a July deadline for reducing troops, this Frontline documentary examines whether the strategy is working.

Macarthur
54:51

Macarthur

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel August 22, 2013

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
No soldier in modern history has been more admired or more reviled. Douglas MacArthur, liberator of the Philippines, shogun of occupied Japan, brilliant victor of the Battle ...

No soldier in modern history has been more admired or more reviled. Douglas MacArthur, liberator of the Philippines, shogun of occupied Japan, brilliant victor of the Battle of Inchon, was an admired national hero when he was suddenly relieved of his command. A portrait of a complex, imposing and fascinating American original.

Cities of the Underworld
42:52

Cities of the Underworld: Rome's Hidden Empire

Season 1 Episode 3 7two July 21, 2014

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Roman Empire was the largest and most powerful in history, and pieces of this great empire can be found under practically every street in Rome. Eric Geller explores the ...

The Roman Empire was the largest and most powerful in history, and pieces of this great empire can be found under practically every street in Rome. Eric Geller explores the hidden secrets of Rome's underground city.

Cities of the Underworld
42:22

Cities of the Underworld: Secret Soviet Bases

Season 2 Episode 13 7two November 17, 2014

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Deep within the former Soviet Union lies a classified, subterranean world of Cold War secrets.

Deep within the former Soviet Union lies a classified, subterranean world of Cold War secrets.

Churchill: A Giant In The Century
46:03

Churchill: A Giant In The Century

Episode 1 SBS November 23, 2014

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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This moving, funny and epic documentary film brings together action, reflection, history, anecdotes, geopolitics, humour, and strategy surrounding Sir Winston Churchill. This ...

This moving, funny and epic documentary film brings together action, reflection, history, anecdotes, geopolitics, humour, and strategy surrounding Sir Winston Churchill. This collage of rare and colorised archives offers a new, unseen before interpretation of Churchill's character, of his handling of power and his relations with his contemporaries, to give the true measure of the most epic historical figure of his times.

Cities of the Underworld
42:21

Cities of the Underworld: City of Caves - Budapest

Season 1 Episode 5 7two August 4, 2014

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Budapest, Hungary is a burgeoning Easter European metropolis sitting on top of an ancient secret. Join host Eric Geller as he explores this sealed up time capsule.

Budapest, Hungary is a burgeoning Easter European metropolis sitting on top of an ancient secret. Join host Eric Geller as he explores this sealed up time capsule.

Frozen In Time
46:05

Frozen In Time: The Industrial Age

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel August 23, 2014

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Experience the series that puts viewers inside history like never before. These are moments literally frozen in time, documenting the history of the modern world, from the ...

Experience the series that puts viewers inside history like never before. These are moments literally frozen in time, documenting the history of the modern world, from the 1850s onward. This series is truly a time machine for the eyes, allowing stories like World War I, The American West and the Age of Invention and Industry to spark to life. History has never been witnessed like this. It's as if we can live these historic moments for the first time, right alongside those who were there.

Cities of the Underworld
42:07

Cities of the Underworld: Hitler's Last Secret - Prague

Season 2 Episode 5 7two October 27, 2014

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Prague is a city cloaked in mystery, with an underground to match. Medieval castles line the streets and hide dark dungeons deep below them.

Prague is a city cloaked in mystery, with an underground to match. Medieval castles line the streets and hide dark dungeons deep below them.

Beneath Hill 60
1:57:35

Beneath Hill 60

7two April 25, 2014

Media arts

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
By 1916 the Great War in Europe has reached a stalemate. The two massive armies have fought themselves to a standstill. Millions of lives have already been lost. Brendan ...

By 1916 the Great War in Europe has reached a stalemate. The two massive armies have fought themselves to a standstill. Millions of lives have already been lost. Brendan Cowell leads a superb ensemble cast as mining engineer Oliver Woodward, who returns to Australia from Papua to join a secret Australian Tunnelling Company. Miners from all over the country are given just two weeks military training before being sent the Western Front. Their task is to undermine the German Lines.

Cities of the Underworld
42:52

Cities of the Underworld: Beneath Vesuvius - Naples

Season 1 Episode 8 7two August 18, 2014

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
For centuries, the people of Naples have carved out their underground, creating a parallel world where their secrets are safe. Join Don Wildman as he steps back in time to ...

For centuries, the people of Naples have carved out their underground, creating a parallel world where their secrets are safe. Join Don Wildman as he steps back in time to discover the world hidden beneath this volcano.

Hitler's Last Year
44:09

Hitler's Last Year

Episode 2 National Geographic August 7, 2016

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
It took 353 days to bring down the Nazi regime. National Geographic explores the eleven months that preceded Hitler's defeat and unveils entire chapters of the war that are ...

It took 353 days to bring down the Nazi regime. National Geographic explores the eleven months that preceded Hitler's defeat and unveils entire chapters of the war that are largely unknown.

World's Biggest Sea Battle
1:01:34

World's Biggest Sea Battle

SBS September 4, 2016

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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It was the biggest and bloodiest battle in the history of the Royal Navy: the Battle of Jutland. A hundred years on, Dan Snow leads an investigation into what went so badly ...

It was the biggest and bloodiest battle in the history of the Royal Navy: the Battle of Jutland. A hundred years on, Dan Snow leads an investigation into what went so badly wrong that day, and uncovers brand new evidence - not only of why so many died - but also of how crucial Jutland was to eventual Allied victory in WWI.

Hitler's Last Year
44:10

Hitler's Last Year

Episode 1 National Geographic August 6, 2016

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
It took 353 days to bring down the Nazi regime. National Geographic explores the eleven months that preceded Hitler's defeat and unveils entire chapters of the war that are ...

It took 353 days to bring down the Nazi regime. National Geographic explores the eleven months that preceded Hitler's defeat and unveils entire chapters of the war that are largely unknown.

Zulu Wars
49:39

Zulu Wars

Episode 2 The History Channel August 27, 2016

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
On January 11, 1879, British troops invaded the independent kingdom of Zululand, in southern Africa. Just eleven days later a British column had defeated the Zulu army on the ...

On January 11, 1879, British troops invaded the independent kingdom of Zululand, in southern Africa. Just eleven days later a British column had defeated the Zulu army on the banks of the Nyezane River in Eastern Zululand. British military self-confidence seemed to have been justified. Later that same day, however, elsewhere in the country, the result would be very different.

Dark Secrets of the Lusitania
1:29:58

Dark Secrets of the Lusitania

National Geographic July 9, 2016

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Within 20 minutes of being hit, RMS Lusitania was at the bottom of the ocean and 1200 people were dead. Can a high-tech dive expedition shine a light of one of history's ...

Within 20 minutes of being hit, RMS Lusitania was at the bottom of the ocean and 1200 people were dead. Can a high-tech dive expedition shine a light of one of history's darkest shadows?