Self-perception of students shaken
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Self-perception of students shaken

Clip from Insight

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School students are asked to explain how they see themselves and believe others see them. But their belief in how they are perceived is put to the test when classmates are ...

School students are asked to explain how they see themselves and believe others see them. But their belief in how they are perceived is put to the test when classmates are asked to describe them in a NSW Department of Education video.

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics
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Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

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Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong ...

Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong dies and China begins to interact with the West. Three years later, Houston Ballet director Ben Stevenson visits the Beijing dance academy. Ben invites Li to travel to the US and Communist Party officials debate whether Li is politically ready to resist the West.

Resilience, commitment and passion
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Resilience, commitment and passion

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

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Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the ...

Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the piece. On opening night, Li freezes on stage, reflecting on his journey, his family, the Cultural Revolution, his old dance school, the arrest of teacher Chan and the parable his teacher told him about strength, courage and passion. Li begins his performance, dancing perfectly with his partner.

Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy
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Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

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Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a ...

Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a Chinese restaurant for dinner. Elizabeth tries new food, and Li learns new words. The next day, Ben's principal dancer injures his shoulder. Ben suggests Li fills the position. Betty Lou asks if Li can play a Spaniard, ethically, and Ben reminds them that an American has played a Japanese character.

Small wins and personal demons
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Small wins and personal demons

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

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Bronson and Eddie begin training. Eddie makes the 61-metre minimum jump in a practice run but falls during competition. Eddie argues for a re-jump but is refused. That ...

Bronson and Eddie begin training. Eddie makes the 61-metre minimum jump in a practice run but falls during competition. Eddie argues for a re-jump but is refused. That evening Bronson tells Eddie how proud he is of him. Defeated, Eddie leaves Bronson in the van to calls his mum to say he's coming home. The next day he learns the practice jump was recorded and he's going to the Olympics. Bronson and Eddie argue over the right time to enter the Olympics.

Jimmy Barnes offers advice to his younger self
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Jimmy Barnes offers advice to his younger self

Clip from 7.30

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Jimmy Barnes' tough upbringing and wayward past shaped the artist Australians have come to know and love. He sits down with 7.30 to offer some advice to his younger self.

Jimmy Barnes' tough upbringing and wayward past shaped the artist Australians have come to know and love. He sits down with 7.30 to offer some advice to his younger self.

Is racism in Australia really that bad?
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Is racism in Australia really that bad?

Clip from You Can't Ask That in the Classroom

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African Australians are asked 'Is racism here really that bad?'. Were you surprised by their responses? How can different types of racist behaviour affect someone who is the ...

African Australians are asked 'Is racism here really that bad?'. Were you surprised by their responses? How can different types of racist behaviour affect someone who is the target of such behaviour? Have you ever witnessed examples of racism in your community? What can be done to change people's attitudes and behaviours?

Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle
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Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle

Clip from Howl's Moving Castle

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Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself ...

Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself as her escort. The scene deals with gender politics, power and aggression.

Thomas struggles to accept his brother
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Thomas struggles to accept his brother

Clip from The Black Balloon

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Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. ...

Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. Hearing his mother's furious call, he finds that Charlie has had an accident and is enjoying the sensory stimulation of playing with it. Maggie signs for Charlie to stop. Thomas and Maggie get into an argument over the responsibility. Thomas struggles to cope with the extra duties around the home and being a "normal" teena

Acceptance, support and family bonds
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Acceptance, support and family bonds

Clip from The Black Balloon

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Waking up the day after his altercation with Charlie, Thomas joins him in the backyard, simultaneously annoying their lousy neighbour and acknowledging his brother's right to ...

Waking up the day after his altercation with Charlie, Thomas joins him in the backyard, simultaneously annoying their lousy neighbour and acknowledging his brother's right to life. That night Jackie and the family attend Charlie's school play, Animals Afloat. Charlie's partner gets stage fright, and Thomas joins his brother on stage. The two brothers celebrate their theatrical success by sharing a bubble bath. In the bath, Thomas gets emotional and admits he used to wish Charlie was "normal".

New school, cruel kids and spectrum disorder
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New school, cruel kids and spectrum disorder

Clip from The Black Balloon

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Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids ...

Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids derided him for the way he behaves. The next morning, Charlie accidentally breaks a carton of eggs, offering an insight into Charlie's sensory experience of the world. Later, local kids make cruel remarks as Charlie's bus drives past. At school, Thomas is made to wear second-hand swimmers and called reductive names by his new

Kindness, understanding and frustration
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Kindness, understanding and frustration

Clip from The Black Balloon

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During class, Jackie plays with Thomas but ultimately proves he can trust her to be respectful and kind. Thomas gives the monkey ears back to Charlie and attempts to engage ...

During class, Jackie plays with Thomas but ultimately proves he can trust her to be respectful and kind. Thomas gives the monkey ears back to Charlie and attempts to engage him in speaking. The next day, Jackie finds Thomas after school and invites both Thomas and Charlie to walk home with her. Jackie learns how to say "hello" in Australian Sign Language (Auslan) and gets an insight into the stresses of being a carer, and a teenager.

Bureaucracy, political bullies and the little guys
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Bureaucracy, political bullies and the little guys

Clip from The Castle

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Ron Graham, a representative of AirLink, visits Dennis and offers to rectify a "mistake" made when valuing the Kerrigan house. Dennis suggests Darryl isn't in it for the money ...

Ron Graham, a representative of AirLink, visits Dennis and offers to rectify a "mistake" made when valuing the Kerrigan house. Dennis suggests Darryl isn't in it for the money and Ron insinuates that political frustrations could spill into other parts of life. Dennis, intimidated and pessimistic, tries to convince Darryl to take the money but Darryl sticks to his guns. That night, Sal tells her sons about falling in love with Darryl and his principles. (Coarse language.)

Life in a Victorian slum - child labour
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Life in a Victorian slum - child labour

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

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Sending young children to work seems cruel by modern standards but in 1886 London it was necessary for a family's very survival.

Sending young children to work seems cruel by modern standards but in 1886 London it was necessary for a family's very survival.

Citizenship, defection and individual choice
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Citizenship, defection and individual choice

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

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Worried his choice to stay in the US reflects badly on the ballet company, Li decides to talk to the Chinese consulate in Houston. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles ...

Worried his choice to stay in the US reflects badly on the ballet company, Li decides to talk to the Chinese consulate in Houston. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles attempt to negotiate with diplomats but the vice consul asks to speak with Li privately. Li is detained after he explains to the official he wants to stay in the US. Amid media attention and a possible diplomatic row, consular official Zhang concedes Li is permitted to remain in the US but the dancer's Chinese citizenship is revo

The Eagle has landed
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The Eagle has landed

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

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Bronson writes "EAGLE" on Eddie's helmet as he prepares for the big jump. Over the announcement, Warren Sharpe, Bronson's old coach, talks of his disappointment in Bronson. ...

Bronson writes "EAGLE" on Eddie's helmet as he prepares for the big jump. Over the announcement, Warren Sharpe, Bronson's old coach, talks of his disappointment in Bronson. Off the drink, Bronson is determined to stay focussed on supporting Eddie. As Bronson drops Eddie at the lifts, Eddie reminds him things will be okay. In the lift, Eddie is given an unlikely pep talk from Matti Nykanen. Eddie lands a new personal best in front of an adoring crowd.

Essendon supporters call out racism
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Essendon supporters call out racism

Clip from The Final Quarter

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The Final Quarter reveals an Essendon supporter is challenged by fellow Bombers fans for a racist slur hurled at Adam Goodes during a match against the Sydney Swans. ...

The Final Quarter reveals an Essendon supporter is challenged by fellow Bombers fans for a racist slur hurled at Adam Goodes during a match against the Sydney Swans. Discussion: How is this an example of being an upstander rather than a bystander?

Eddie McGuire's racist radio remark
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Eddie McGuire's racist radio remark

Clip from The Final Quarter

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Days after Eddie McGuire apologised for a young Collingwood supporter calling Adam Goodes an ape, the Collingwood president joked Goodes could market King Kong. Collingwood ...

Days after Eddie McGuire apologised for a young Collingwood supporter calling Adam Goodes an ape, the Collingwood president joked Goodes could market King Kong. Collingwood player Harry O'Brien later described McGuire's joke as an example of casual racism. Discussion: When one person perceives a comment as being a joke, how can another perceive it as an insult? What kind of personal characteristics did O'Brien demonstrate by tweeting about McGuire's comments, keeping in mind that as the Colling