Shanghai Tales
59:29

Shanghai Tales: When My Child Is Born

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 March 18, 2011

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, Jun and Long are academics in post-modern China. When Jun ...

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, Jun and Long are academics in post-modern China. When Jun discover she is pregnant - unintentionally - the world is turned upside down for the young couple.

Art of China
59:23

Art of China: Searching For Paradise

Season 1 Episode 1 Foxtel Arts February 2, 2016

Visual arts

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In this landmark series, we set out to uncover China. In this gripping first episode, we explore the spectacular, recent discoveries of ancient art that are redefining this ...

In this landmark series, we set out to uncover China. In this gripping first episode, we explore the spectacular, recent discoveries of ancient art that are redefining this vast country's understanding of its own beginnings. We discover an extraordinary collection of sophisticated alien-like bronze masks created nearly four millennia ago and the tomb of a warrior empress where we find the origins of calligraphy.

Art of China
59:11

Art of China: When East Meets West

Season 1 Episode 3 Foxtel Arts February 16, 2016

Visual arts

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The final leg of our journey into the extraordinary story of China's art charts the journey from imperial to modern: the glorious rise and calamitous fall of its last dynasty.

The final leg of our journey into the extraordinary story of China's art charts the journey from imperial to modern: the glorious rise and calamitous fall of its last dynasty.

Art of China
59:03

Art of China: The Golden Age

Season 1 Episode 2 Foxtel Arts February 9, 2016

Visual arts

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Continuing our epic story of Chinese Art we travel to the Yellow Mountains in Southern China to understand the power of Chinese landscape painting. The period from the 10th to ...

Continuing our epic story of Chinese Art we travel to the Yellow Mountains in Southern China to understand the power of Chinese landscape painting. The period from the 10th to the 15th century - from the Song to the Ming Dynasties - was the golden age of art in China.

Shanghai Tales
58:40

Shanghai Tales: War Of Growing Up

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 March 4, 2011

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, the lives of a class of school children during their final ...

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, the lives of a class of school children during their final year before graduating to high school. An insightful look into the Chinese education system that generates a powerful and compelling narrative formed from the dynamics of the classroom.

Shanghai Tales
58:17

Shanghai Tales: All About My Friends

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 March 11, 2011

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, a portrait of the life of Lui Wei, close friend of the ...

Portrays modern China through the lives of the people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. Tonight, a portrait of the life of Lui Wei, close friend of the director and a man who epitomises his vision of Shanghai, its peoples, and life in the bustling metropolises of urban China.

Two Men In China
58:07

Two Men In China: Beijing

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 13, 2014

Geography

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
They navigated the Murray Darling, traversed the Great Divide, and straddled the Top End. Now, John Doyle and his mate Tim Flannery are off on a new adventure - to discover China!

They navigated the Murray Darling, traversed the Great Divide, and straddled the Top End. Now, John Doyle and his mate Tim Flannery are off on a new adventure - to discover China!

Kumi's Japan
57:52

Kumi's Japan

ABC October 15, 2019

Asia and Australia

Intercultural understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Kumi travels to Japan to deliver news to a family she hopes still exists, about a father she never really knew. Her identity is challenged as she tries to understand why she ...

Kumi travels to Japan to deliver news to a family she hopes still exists, about a father she never really knew. Her identity is challenged as she tries to understand why she feels so at home in this intoxicating country.

Rivers And Life
57:09

Rivers And Life: Ganges

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC July 8, 2012

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
For Hindus, Mother Ganga is a sacred spirit. It rises in an ice-cave in the Himalayas and empties into the Bay of Bengal. But the Ganges has become so badly polluted that it ...

For Hindus, Mother Ganga is a sacred spirit. It rises in an ice-cave in the Himalayas and empties into the Bay of Bengal. But the Ganges has become so badly polluted that it is dangerous to bathe in let alone to drink from it.

Rivers And Life
57:07

Rivers And Life: Yangtze

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC July 1, 2012

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Celebrating the ever-changing nature of man's relationship with the earth's amazing water systems, Rivers And Life is a six-part series exploring six of the world's most ...

Celebrating the ever-changing nature of man's relationship with the earth's amazing water systems, Rivers And Life is a six-part series exploring six of the world's most iconic watercourses: the Amazon, the Nile, the Mississippi, the Ganges, the Yangtze, and the Rhine.

Two Men In China
56:55

Two Men In China: Shanghai

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 20, 2014

Geography

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Second stop for John Doyle and Tim Flannery is the city of Shanghai. The ancient fishing village turned international port was once known as the Pearl of the Orient - a ...

Second stop for John Doyle and Tim Flannery is the city of Shanghai. The ancient fishing village turned international port was once known as the Pearl of the Orient - a decadent hub of foreign trading and subversive political intrigue. Now it's a glitzy, glamorous city and the poster child for China's rapid urbanisation. It is China's most populous city and home to 24 million people.

Two Men In China
56:48

Two Men In China: Chengdu

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC May 27, 2014

Geography

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
John Doyle and Tim Flannery are on the final leg of their great adventure through China. Chengdu is the proud and ancient capital of Sichuan province in western China. Chengdu ...

John Doyle and Tim Flannery are on the final leg of their great adventure through China. Chengdu is the proud and ancient capital of Sichuan province in western China. Chengdu is also the poster child for China's rapid development.

Exploring China
56:07

Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS January 31, 2013

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In the final leg of their travels, Ken and Ching make an emotional return to their ancestral homes. They begin first in the dim sum capital Guangzhou to explore the birthplace ...

In the final leg of their travels, Ken and Ching make an emotional return to their ancestral homes. They begin first in the dim sum capital Guangzhou to explore the birthplace of Cantonese cuisine, the food most familiar to the West, before heading their separate ways.

Exploring China
56:01

Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS January 24, 2013

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In this episode, Ken and Ching leave the heaving megacities far behind to embark on an intrepid journey across China's vast western frontier where few travellers dare to venture.

In this episode, Ken and Ching leave the heaving megacities far behind to embark on an intrepid journey across China's vast western frontier where few travellers dare to venture.

Exploring China
55:59

Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS January 10, 2013

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Ken Hom, the godfather of Chinese cuisine, and Ching-He Huang, leading chef of the contemporary generation, together undertake an epic 4,500-kilometre culinary adventure ...

Ken Hom, the godfather of Chinese cuisine, and Ching-He Huang, leading chef of the contemporary generation, together undertake an epic 4,500-kilometre culinary adventure across China - not only to reveal its food, but its people, history, culture and soul. They begin in Beijing, the imperial capital for 800 years. I

Exploring China
55:59

Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 17, 2013

Asia and Australia

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In this episode, Ken and Ching explore the effects of sweeping modernisation in China's fastest growing city, Chengdu.

In this episode, Ken and Ching explore the effects of sweeping modernisation in China's fastest growing city, Chengdu.

Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure
53:59

Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure: Japan - South to Kyoto

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS August 1, 2014

Geography

Design and technologies

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The bikers head off into the heart of traditional Japan to find out the historic roots of Japanese cuisine.

The bikers head off into the heart of traditional Japan to find out the historic roots of Japanese cuisine.

Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure
53:59

Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure: Thailand - Beaches and Mountains

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS July 18, 2014

Geography

Design and technologies

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The Hairy Bikers travel to the palm-lined beaches of the south and the jungle-clad mountains of the north to discover how Thailand's multi-cultural history and its place at ...

The Hairy Bikers travel to the palm-lined beaches of the south and the jungle-clad mountains of the north to discover how Thailand's multi-cultural history and its place at the heart of the spice trade has created a rich and varied cuisine, with influences from all over the world. They meet a coconut-picking monkey, enjoy a delicious Ramadan dinner and head out to sea during the monsoon for what turns out to be a rather nerve-wracking fishing expedition.