Australia Remembers
3:28:59

Australia Remembers

ABC April 25, 2017

News and current affairs

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The 2017 Anzac March through the streets of Sydney as Australians stop and pay their respects to those who served our country.

The 2017 Anzac March through the streets of Sydney as Australians stop and pay their respects to those who served our country.

ABC News Special
3:27:59

ABC News Special

ABC NEWS 24 September 11, 2011

News and current affairs

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Live coverage from New York and Washington of events marking the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

Live coverage from New York and Washington of events marking the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

Lawrence Of Arabia
3:27:42

Lawrence Of Arabia

Masterpiece March 18, 2016

Media arts

History

Personal and social capability

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
When T.E. Lawrence was attached to the British general staff in Arabia, he inspired the feuding Arabian chieftains to rebel against the Turks, leading to the birth of the ...

When T.E. Lawrence was attached to the British general staff in Arabia, he inspired the feuding Arabian chieftains to rebel against the Turks, leading to the birth of the Arabian kingdom.

Malcolm X
3:13:16

Malcolm X

Masterpiece October 31, 2016

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

History

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An amazing biopic of one of the most influential African American leaders to date. It follows the life and times of Malcolm Little through his transformation to Malcolm X.

An amazing biopic of one of the most influential African American leaders to date. It follows the life and times of Malcolm Little through his transformation to Malcolm X.

Schindler's List
3:06:58

Schindler's List

SBS March 26, 2016

Media arts

History

Literature

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This Steven Spielberg film, is a cinematic masterpiece that has become one of the most honoured films of all time. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and ...

This Steven Spielberg film, is a cinematic masterpiece that has become one of the most honoured films of all time. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, the film presents the indelible true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womaniser, and war profiteer who saved the lives of more than 1100 Jews during the Holocaust.

Titanic
3:00:41

Titanic

Nine March 22, 2016

Media arts

Modern history

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
In Oscar winner James Cameron's epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet star as Rose, a ...

In Oscar winner James Cameron's epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet star as Rose, a 17-year-old, upper-class American suffocating under the rigid confines and expectations of Edwardian society, and Jack Dawson, a free-spirited young steerage passenger.

Gandhi
3:00:18

Gandhi

SBS March 2, 2018

Media arts

History

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Winner of eight Academy awards, Richard Attenborough directs Ben Kingsley as the charismatic lawyer who forsakes all worldly goods to lead India to independence.

Winner of eight Academy awards, Richard Attenborough directs Ben Kingsley as the charismatic lawyer who forsakes all worldly goods to lead India to independence.

The Deer Hunter
2:56:28

The Deer Hunter

Masterpiece May 2, 2016

History

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
A celebrated interpretation of the stresses and dangers, both physical and emotional, which confront a trio of steel-workers when they are sent out to fight in the Vietnam war.

A celebrated interpretation of the stresses and dangers, both physical and emotional, which confront a trio of steel-workers when they are sent out to fight in the Vietnam war.

Centenary of ANZAC: Albany Commemoration
2:53:53

Centenary of ANZAC: Albany Commemoration

ABC October 31, 2014

History

News and current affairs

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A three hour live broadcast from Albany, Western Australia, from where 100 years ago to the day, the first Australian and New Zealand troops left to fight in WW1. It was the ...

A three hour live broadcast from Albany, Western Australia, from where 100 years ago to the day, the first Australian and New Zealand troops left to fight in WW1. It was the largest armada ever assembled in Australia.

Braveheart
2:50:37

Braveheart

Masterpiece August 4, 2014

Media arts

History

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
A moving story of the Scottish struggle against the English. William Wallace is a medieval patriot whose single-handed slaying of an entire platoon after they ravage his young ...

A moving story of the Scottish struggle against the English. William Wallace is a medieval patriot whose single-handed slaying of an entire platoon after they ravage his young bride leads to all-out war in some of the most spectacular battle scenes ever brought to film.

Pearl Harbor
2:50:09

Pearl Harbor

Eleven August 26, 2018

Media arts

Modern history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Stunningly photographed and action-packed, Pearl Harbor recalls the events of December 7, 1941 - and the devastating impact the event had on the country - and people's lives. ...

Stunningly photographed and action-packed, Pearl Harbor recalls the events of December 7, 1941 - and the devastating impact the event had on the country - and people's lives. Two boyhood friends, Rafe and Danny, are officers in the Army Air Corps. Rafe soon falls in love with Evelyn, a beautiful and dedicated nurse. As the war escalates, Rafe is sent into battle and is presumed dead after a dangerous assignment. When Danny attempts to comfort Evelyn, the two discover that they both have feelings for each other. However, as their romance blossoms, Rafe returns from the war, but which of the two friends will eventually win Evelyn's heart? Alternative title: Pearl Harbour

Camelot
2:48:09

Camelot

TCM November 18, 2016

History

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This lavish film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical celebrates a fleeting, mythical time of love and chivalry - the reign of King Arthur and the Knights of The Round ...

This lavish film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical celebrates a fleeting, mythical time of love and chivalry - the reign of King Arthur and the Knights of The Round Table. Although torn apart by the conflicts between passion, love, honour and duty, it was a golden era that could have been - and could yet be.

JFK: A Presidency Revealed
2:36:22

JFK: A Presidency Revealed

The History Channel November 18, 2010

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The 35th president of the US. He was the youngest ever to be elected president and was assassinated on November 22, 1963, after only serving two years in office. Kennedy's ...

The 35th president of the US. He was the youngest ever to be elected president and was assassinated on November 22, 1963, after only serving two years in office. Kennedy's life and the subsequent conspiracy theories surrounding his death have been the topic for many films.

The Last Emperor
2:34:57

The Last Emperor

Masterpiece January 29, 2017

Media arts

History

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This sweeping cinematic spectacle follows the tumultuous life of Pu Yi, the last Chinese emperor, from his elite origins in the Forbidden City - where a new English tutor ...

This sweeping cinematic spectacle follows the tumultuous life of Pu Yi, the last Chinese emperor, from his elite origins in the Forbidden City - where a new English tutor opens the boy's mind to the outside world - to his forced abdication in 1912 and his return to the throne under Japanese rule. Inextricably intertwined with the history of modern-day China, the story ends with the once-privilege emperor living a working-class life under communist rule.

The Bridge on the River Kwai
2:34:20

The Bridge on the River Kwai

SBS February 17, 2019

Media arts

Modern history

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
During World War II, complications arise when a British Colonel is imprisoned with his troops by the Japanese and forced to labour in building a bridge.

During World War II, complications arise when a British Colonel is imprisoned with his troops by the Japanese and forced to labour in building a bridge.

Joan of Arc
2:33:31

Joan of Arc

SBS January 17, 2019

Media arts

Religious studies

History

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
An epic medieval war classic about the iconic French heroine and religious martyr of the 15th century. The 13-year-old Joan of Arc receives a vision that inspires her to rid ...

An epic medieval war classic about the iconic French heroine and religious martyr of the 15th century. The 13-year-old Joan of Arc receives a vision that inspires her to rid France of its oppressors. Alternative title: The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc.

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
2:32:05

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Masterpiece October 9, 2017

English

History

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
Robert Ford joins Jesse James's gang, only to become resentful of the legendary outlaw and hatch a plan to kill the fastest gun in the west. Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck star ...

Robert Ford joins Jesse James's gang, only to become resentful of the legendary outlaw and hatch a plan to kill the fastest gun in the west. Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck star in this modern western.

The Patriot
2:29:46

The Patriot

One May 9, 2016

Media arts

History

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
Benjamin Martin, a former war hero, has renounced fighting forever to raise his family, trading his violent past for a peaceful future on his sprawling plantation. But ...

Benjamin Martin, a former war hero, has renounced fighting forever to raise his family, trading his violent past for a peaceful future on his sprawling plantation. But rebellion is brewing. Another conflict is inevitable and, in defiance of his father, Benjamin's oldest son, Gabriel, joins the fight. Benjamin reluctantly takes up arms when the British bring the American Revolutionary War to his doorstep by threatening his family. Some things are worth fighting for.