Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
53:51

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Patti Newton

Season 9 Episode 8 SBS June 5, 2018

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Patti Newton is one of Australia's most recognisable faces. She's been performing since the age of four and has always wondered where her love of performing came from. These ...

Patti Newton is one of Australia's most recognisable faces. She's been performing since the age of four and has always wondered where her love of performing came from. These days, Patti's greatest joy in life is her four grandchildren. However, she knows very little regarding her paternal grandmother and is determined to find out why she was never spoken of.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Noni Hazlehurst

Season 9 Episode 1 SBS April 17, 2018

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Veteran performer, Noni Hazlehurst, goes in search of the secrets her parents held so tightly. This journey will be a revelation to Noni. She'll come to understand the impact ...

Veteran performer, Noni Hazlehurst, goes in search of the secrets her parents held so tightly. This journey will be a revelation to Noni. She'll come to understand the impact of war on her immediate family, and why she knows so little about her world-renowned performing ancestors.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Kurt Fearnley

Season 10 Episode 6 SBS June 4, 2019

History

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Four-time Paralympian Kurt Fearnley wants to find out if the fighting spirit that propelled him to sporting stardom was inherited from his ancestors. In his father's family, ...

Four-time Paralympian Kurt Fearnley wants to find out if the fighting spirit that propelled him to sporting stardom was inherited from his ancestors. In his father's family, Kurt seeks to sort fact from fiction about his larger than life grandfather Harry, who left England at the tender age of 17. Kurt begins his investigation with his great-grandfather Charles' World War I medals, which lead him to discover Charles suffered a gunshot wound to the face during the disastrous Battle of the Somme.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
51:51

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Rod Marsh

Season 3 Episode 2 SBS December 5, 2010

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Rod Marsh was one of the best wicketkeepers to have ever played international cricket, playing 96 Test Matches for Australia. Knowing very little about his family history and ...

Rod Marsh was one of the best wicketkeepers to have ever played international cricket, playing 96 Test Matches for Australia. Knowing very little about his family history and intrigued by the mystery of his father's adoption, Rod embarks on a journey to discover his roots.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Adam Goodes

Season 6 Episode 6 SBS August 12, 2014

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Australian of the Year and AFL star Adam Goodes was not brought up in Aboriginal culture and has always wanted to connect with his heritage. In the new Australian series of ...

Australian of the Year and AFL star Adam Goodes was not brought up in Aboriginal culture and has always wanted to connect with his heritage. In the new Australian series of Who Do you Think You Are? Adam is on a quest to learn about his ancestors' culture.

Mighty Uke
1:18:48

Mighty Uke

ABC January 9, 2011

Music

Personal and social capability

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
There's a revolution going on, a ukelele revolution! In countries all over the world people are taking up the ukelele and having great fun doing it. It may have been ...

There's a revolution going on, a ukelele revolution! In countries all over the world people are taking up the ukelele and having great fun doing it. It may have been popularised in Hawaii but it's now conquering the world.

Faces Of America
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Faces Of America: Making America

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS January 23, 2011

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Tells the story of the peopling of the New World, of how land came to define the settling and identity of America, and of how the guests' ancestors were part of this history. ...

Tells the story of the peopling of the New World, of how land came to define the settling and identity of America, and of how the guests' ancestors were part of this history. We discover descriptions of Meryl Streep's eighth great-grandfather who fought in Metacom's War; records of a land dispute in Spain that pushed Eva Longoria's ancestors to leave for the New World; and Yo-Yo Ma's family genealogy in China, which gives insights into his identity he has longed for his whole life.

The Bear Man Of Kamchatka
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The Bear Man Of Kamchatka

ABC May 1, 2011

Geography

Personal and social capability

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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A scenically stunning and dramatically engaging story of one man's campaign to prove grizzly bears can live harmoniously with people if they are conditioned from an early age ...

A scenically stunning and dramatically engaging story of one man's campaign to prove grizzly bears can live harmoniously with people if they are conditioned from an early age to loving trust.

The Hit Game
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The Hit Game: Vanessa

ABC January 24, 2010

Music

Personal and social capability

7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Vanessa Morfea was a street kid. Now she's on the verge of international success with the release of her first album. Independent music producer and songwriter Bazz Palmer ...

Vanessa Morfea was a street kid. Now she's on the verge of international success with the release of her first album. Independent music producer and songwriter Bazz Palmer believes that Vanessa's music, a collection of Punk anthems, is fresh and unique. He gambles on getting her an international recording deal, which is no small feat.

The Mayor, The Artist, The Farmer And His Wife
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The Mayor, The Artist, The Farmer And His Wife

SBS April 2, 2010

Geography

Personal and social capability

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
It's High Noon in the outback town of Wudinna. Under siege from the worst drought in Australian history, local farms are dropping like flies and many locals are fleeing to the ...

It's High Noon in the outback town of Wudinna. Under siege from the worst drought in Australian history, local farms are dropping like flies and many locals are fleeing to the big cities. But Wudinna has a lone hero. Third generation farmer and local mayor Tim Scholz has a series of radical plans to repopulate and save his home town from extinction.

Australian Biography
27:46

Australian Biography: Dame Beryl Beaurepaire

Season 11 Episode 3 SBS March 25, 2010

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Born in 1923, women's activist Dame Beryl Beaurepaire is a pioneering Australian feminist. After serving in the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force during World War II, she ...

Born in 1923, women's activist Dame Beryl Beaurepaire is a pioneering Australian feminist. After serving in the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force during World War II, she married Ian Beaurepaire of the Olympic Tyre dynasty and became Melbourne's Lady Mayoress.

Australian Biography
26:16

Australian Biography: David Williamson

Season 11 Episode 1 SBS February 18, 2010

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Australia's best-known and most widely performed playwright reflects on his life and career. David's first full-length play The Coming of Stork was presented at La Mama ...

Australia's best-known and most widely performed playwright reflects on his life and career. David's first full-length play The Coming of Stork was presented at La Mama Theatre in 1970 and was followed quickly by The Removalists and Don's Party in 1971. He divulges that, although he was the dux of his school, he was teased because of his height ("at least a foot taller than everyone else") and called names, such as Loft, and "How's the weather up there". These names and incidents were reflected in many of his productions.

Taxi School
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Taxi School

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS February 24, 2010

Business and economics

Personal and social capability

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Winner of the AFC/SBS pitching competition at the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) in 2007, Taxi School is a quirky, observational documentary series ...

Winner of the AFC/SBS pitching competition at the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) in 2007, Taxi School is a quirky, observational documentary series about some of the people behind the faces in the mirror of the next taxi you hail.

Sound Of Mumbai
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Sound Of Mumbai

ABC January 8, 2012

Music

Personal and social capability

7-8
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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For one emotional night, a group of children living in a slum in Mumbai, India, get a chance to experience a different world as they perform The Sound of Music with a ...

For one emotional night, a group of children living in a slum in Mumbai, India, get a chance to experience a different world as they perform The Sound of Music with a classical orchestra, fostering hopes that it could change their lives.

Behind The Front Door
25:03

Behind The Front Door

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS August 20, 2011

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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This is the program for anyone who has ever wondered about their neighbours and whether they could be a friend rather than a stranger. Even though neighbours live close by ...

This is the program for anyone who has ever wondered about their neighbours and whether they could be a friend rather than a stranger. Even though neighbours live close by they often don't get a chance to learn about the other's story. This eleven-part series lets neighbours take a peek into each other's homes and lives.

Lightning Point
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Lightning Point

Season 1 Episode 15 Ten September 28, 2012

Media arts

Personal and social capability

7-8
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Amber's life is turned completely upside down when Zoey and Kiki, two irrepressible alien teen girls, become stranded in her hometown of Lighting Point.

Amber's life is turned completely upside down when Zoey and Kiki, two irrepressible alien teen girls, become stranded in her hometown of Lighting Point.

A Farmer's Life For Me
59:03

A Farmer's Life For Me

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC March 20, 2012

Business and economics

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This week, Jimmy Doherty's fledgling farmers are tested on their ability to make money from poultry. After a brief introduction to the industry that includes mastering the ...

This week, Jimmy Doherty's fledgling farmers are tested on their ability to make money from poultry. After a brief introduction to the industry that includes mastering the techniques of turkey insemination, the five remaining couples must decide what type of birds they want to rear.

Australian Biography
27:18

Australian Biography: Rosalie Kunoth Monks

Season 4 Episode 6 NITV December 7, 2011

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Noel Tovey survived a childhood of poverty, neglect, sexual abuse and racial prejudice to become a leading light in the arts as an actor, choreographer, writer and theatre ...

Noel Tovey survived a childhood of poverty, neglect, sexual abuse and racial prejudice to become a leading light in the arts as an actor, choreographer, writer and theatre director.