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?

Censored Voices
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Censored Voices

SBS June 11, 2017

Civics and citizenship

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The 1967 war ended with Israel's victory; colonising Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank. One month after the war, author Amos Oz recorded soldiers who were talking about what ...

The 1967 war ended with Israel's victory; colonising Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank. One month after the war, author Amos Oz recorded soldiers who were talking about what really happened. The recordings were deleted from Israeli history and censored by the army - until now.

In Search Of Putin's Russia
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In Search Of Putin's Russia: State Of The Arts

Season 1 Episode 4 Al Jazeera English May 23, 2016

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Filmmaker Andrei Nekrasov completes his journey throughout Russia trying to grasp the nature its culture through Russia's art and, at times, brutal history.

Filmmaker Andrei Nekrasov completes his journey throughout Russia trying to grasp the nature its culture through Russia's art and, at times, brutal history.

War Horse
2:13:21

War Horse

Seven April 24, 2015

Media arts

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Set during World War I is a story about a remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him.

Set during World War I is a story about a remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him.

Blackadder Goes Forth
28:59

Blackadder Goes Forth: Plan C: Major Star

Season 4 Episode 3 ABC Comedy/Kids November 16, 2018

Media arts

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bad news reaches the trenches. The October Revolution in Moscow has produced three appalling results: a cease-fire by Russia, an offensive by Germany and a Charlie Chaplin ...

Bad news reaches the trenches. The October Revolution in Moscow has produced three appalling results: a cease-fire by Russia, an offensive by Germany and a Charlie Chaplin impression by Baldrick.

Here Below
1:35:33

Here Below

SBS Viceland September 19, 2018

Media arts

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Set among the closing months of World War II, everyone is on edge as cracks begin to appear in the German offensive. While working as a hospital nurse, nun Sister Luce meets ...

Set among the closing months of World War II, everyone is on edge as cracks begin to appear in the German offensive. While working as a hospital nurse, nun Sister Luce meets Father Martial, a priest working with the Resistance. The two experience a passionate connection, but when Martial decides to back away, the young woman's world comes crashing down.

Hitler's People
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Hitler's People

Episode 1 SBS August 9, 2015

History

Modern history

11-12
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Taking a look behind the scenes of the German Reich, this series sheds light on the almost incredible loyalty and support Hitler commanded among the German public. The ...

Taking a look behind the scenes of the German Reich, this series sheds light on the almost incredible loyalty and support Hitler commanded among the German public. The compelling narrative provides insights into everyday life from the beginning of his regime to the end

Tony Robinson's Victory in Europe
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Tony Robinson's Victory in Europe

SBS August 14, 2015

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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This year marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day and the end of World War Two. To commemorate the event, Tony Robinson reveals never before seen archives of 3D pictures to tell ...

This year marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day and the end of World War Two. To commemorate the event, Tony Robinson reveals never before seen archives of 3D pictures to tell the story of the last days of the Nazi regime.

Canada: The Story of Us
42:21

Canada: The Story of Us: Expansion (1858 to 1899)

Season 1 Episode 5 The History Channel April 3, 2019

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The extraordinary tale of some of the people, places and events that shaped Canada - stories of change makers and rule breakers, dreamers and visionaries, scientists and ...

The extraordinary tale of some of the people, places and events that shaped Canada - stories of change makers and rule breakers, dreamers and visionaries, scientists and entrepreneurs who forged a nation in a vast and harsh land. With groundbreaking CGI and a cast of celebrity interviews that take us inside Canada's biggest stories, this series is truly a celebration of a nation that has transformed its differences into understanding and created an identity that is uniquely diverse. This episode, in the lead up to Confederation, Canada faces the threat of American expansionism and a decreased interest by the British in maintaining the colony. In an effort to remain free and independent, Canada also expands its borders. A new generation of risk takers, gold miners, cowboys and railway builders will rise to the challenge. But not everyone is happy with this expansion.

Cities of the Underworld
43:07

Cities of the Underworld: Barbarian's Lair - Western Europe

Season 3 Episode 6 7Two May 25, 2015

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
After the fall of the Roman Empire, Europe was plunged into chaos for centuries, with vicious carnage and rampant disease regularly raging through the streets.

After the fall of the Roman Empire, Europe was plunged into chaos for centuries, with vicious carnage and rampant disease regularly raging through the streets.

Stalin's Daughter
51:53

Stalin's Daughter

SBS June 21, 2015

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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This documentary explores the life of Stalin's daughter, who lived a life in the shadow of one of the most powerful - and notorious - men in Europe.

This documentary explores the life of Stalin's daughter, who lived a life in the shadow of one of the most powerful - and notorious - men in Europe.

Cities of the Underworld
43:13

Cities of the Underworld: Gladiators - Blood Sport, Naples Rome

Season 3 Episode 8 7Two June 8, 2015

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The gladiators of ancient Rome were the ultimate fighting machines. They waged bloody battles to the death for the entertainment of the masses - and to earn their freedom.

The gladiators of ancient Rome were the ultimate fighting machines. They waged bloody battles to the death for the entertainment of the masses - and to earn their freedom.

Blood and Fury: America's Civil War
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Blood and Fury: America's Civil War: Weapons of War

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel March 11, 2019

History

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The Civil War, one of the most defining moments in American history, tore a nation apart, pitting North against South - brother against brother. Over the course of four years, ...

The Civil War, one of the most defining moments in American history, tore a nation apart, pitting North against South - brother against brother. Over the course of four years, more than 750,000 military and civilian lives were sacrificed to make the United States a more perfect union, where the human rights of every person are guaranteed. With unprecedented access to government and private archives and using state-of-the-art technology, over 500 rare and compelling black and white photographs have been painstakingly colourised to illustrate the story of the Civil War in breathtaking detail. This episode examines the cultural and political tensions that ultimately explode into the most storied and bloodied war ever to be fought on US soil.

Cutting Edge
1:36:29

Cutting Edge: The War You Don't See

SBS April 10, 2011

News and current affairs

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Renowned filmmaker and award-winning Australian journalist John Pilger explores the role of media in war in his commanding and timely documentary, The War You Don't See. ...

Renowned filmmaker and award-winning Australian journalist John Pilger explores the role of media in war in his commanding and timely documentary, The War You Don't See. Pilger, himself a war correspondent, traces the history of 'embedded' and independent reporting from the carnage of the First World War to the destruction of Hiroshima, the invasion of Vietnam to modern-day conflict in the Middle East.

Cutting Edge
51:52

Cutting Edge: Barack Obama - Great Expectations

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS October 10, 2012

News and current affairs

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, rarely have expectations on a new leader been so high, and the obstacles to their achievement so great. In the lead up to the next US ...

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, rarely have expectations on a new leader been so high, and the obstacles to their achievement so great. In the lead up to the next US election in early November, and as part of SBS's coverage of the US elections, Barack Obama: Great Expectations looks at Obama's first term as President of the United States.

Cutting Edge
52:51

Cutting Edge: Murdoch's Scandal

SBS July 25, 2012

News and current affairs

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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For over half a century Rupert Murdoch's business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world's most powerful media empires. Now his dynasty is under threat - not ...

For over half a century Rupert Murdoch's business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world's most powerful media empires. Now his dynasty is under threat - not from outside competition, but from shocking accounts of bribery, blackmail, and invasion of privacy. The scandal has prompted criminal investigations on both sides of the Atlantic. It has also cracked open the insular world of the Murdoch family, its news executives, and the political elite who court their favour. Today, the 80-year-old owner of the Wall Street Journal and FOX News Channel is in the fight of his life.

A Royal Family
52:18

A Royal Family: Love And Revolution

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 May 6, 2011

history

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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This Danish-made six-part series tells the history of a royal family that has links all over Europe. This episode begins in 1864 when Christian IX and Queen Louise's ...

This Danish-made six-part series tells the history of a royal family that has links all over Europe. This episode begins in 1864 when Christian IX and Queen Louise's second-eldest daughter, Dagmar met her dream prince, Nicholas (Nixa), after he arrived in Denmark from Russia.

Cutting Edge
45:18

Cutting Edge: Tsunami - Search And Rescue

SBS June 12, 2011

News and current affairs

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
This documentary highlights the efforts of the British International Search and Rescue Team, which was sent to Japan in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated ...

This documentary highlights the efforts of the British International Search and Rescue Team, which was sent to Japan in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the country on March 11. The program follows the rescuers as they struggle through each stage of their mission, revealing the physical obstacles they have to contend with and the emotional strain of their work coping with Japan's worst disaster since the Second World War.