The Art Of The Steal
1:36:50

The Art Of The Steal

ABC July 31, 2011

Visual arts

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A program that chronicles the long and dramatic struggle for control of the Barnes Foundation, a private collection of post-impressionist and early modern art valued at more ...

A program that chronicles the long and dramatic struggle for control of the Barnes Foundation, a private collection of post-impressionist and early modern art valued at more than US$25 billion.

Good Hair
1:36:36

Good Hair

NITV January 12, 2014

Design and technologies

Visual arts

Intercultural Understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles in this hilarious and eye-opening documentary.

Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles in this hilarious and eye-opening documentary.

Gideon's Army
1:36:07

Gideon's Army

NITV August 10, 2014

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Gideon's Army follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are part of a small group of committed ...

Gideon's Army follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are part of a small group of committed lawyers in the Deep South challenging the assumptions that drive a criminal justice system strained to the breaking point.

Bloody Daughter
1:35:43

Bloody Daughter

SBS January 5, 2013

Visual arts

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Stephanie Argerich, the filmmaker, is the daughter of two of the biggest name pianists of the last 30 years, the American Stephen Kovacevich and Argentinian Martha Argerich. ...

Stephanie Argerich, the filmmaker, is the daughter of two of the biggest name pianists of the last 30 years, the American Stephen Kovacevich and Argentinian Martha Argerich. This film tells the intimate stories of these two camera-shy artists and her own stimulating, yet traumatic life as their only offspring.

Henri Georges Clouzot's Inferno
1:35:31

Henri Georges Clouzot's Inferno

SBS April 30, 2011

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Charts the story of the filming and ultimate failure of Henri-Georges Clouzot's never-released 1964 'masterpiece', L'Enfer, which has retained a mythical status in the history ...

Charts the story of the filming and ultimate failure of Henri-Georges Clouzot's never-released 1964 'masterpiece', L'Enfer, which has retained a mythical status in the history of cinema. The remaining participants who were involved in the shoot - including Costa Gavras, who was Clouzot's assistant director on the film - tell the story of the disaster and folly of an overly ambitious project which played out Clouzot's personal psychoses on screen.

Super Size Me
1:35:29

Super Size Me

ABC2/Kids November 8, 2015

Health and PE

Science

Civics and citizenship

Business and economics

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Take a look at the legal, financial and physical costs of America's hunger for fast food. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock put his own body on the line, living on nothing but ...

Take a look at the legal, financial and physical costs of America's hunger for fast food. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock put his own body on the line, living on nothing but McDonald's for an entire month. "Would you like fries with that?" will never sound the same!

Bacon's Arena
1:35:10

Bacon's Arena

SBS July 31, 2010

Visual arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Francis Bacon was one of the most filmed artists of the 20th century, although he did not allow the filming of himself actually painting. The artist is given a powerful ...

Francis Bacon was one of the most filmed artists of the 20th century, although he did not allow the filming of himself actually painting. The artist is given a powerful presence through the use of archival footage. The viewer experiences the charms of the man, which are in contrast to the disturbing nature of his paintings, showing screaming popes and deformed bodies. Bacon's works are examined through their likely connection to his relationships with six different men in six decades of his life.

MythBusters
1:34:39

MythBusters: Demolition Derby Special

Season 7 Episode 1 SBS January 1, 2010

Science

Physics

Design and technologies

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
It's a feature length episode of Mythbusters and this time the team is on a mission to mash metal! In this Mythbusters: Demolition Myths special the team has four fables of ...

It's a feature length episode of Mythbusters and this time the team is on a mission to mash metal! In this Mythbusters: Demolition Myths special the team has four fables of automotive mayhem guaranteed to bend your fender. First up Adam and Jamie feel the need - the Need for Speed - wanting to discover if a key scene from Keanu's iconic motoring movie is fact or fake film physics.

Oh My God
1:34:24

Oh My God

NITV May 3, 2013

Religious studies

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This visual odyssey travels the globe with a revealing lens examining the idea of God through the minds and eyes of various religions and cultures, everyday people, spiritual ...

This visual odyssey travels the globe with a revealing lens examining the idea of God through the minds and eyes of various religions and cultures, everyday people, spiritual leaders and celebrities.

The Gates
1:34:23

The Gates

SBS October 30, 2010

Visual arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Gates chronicles the intricate process of completing the 7503 saffron-coloured gates and fabric panels used in project, The Gates, Central Park, New York City, 1979-2005. ...

The Gates chronicles the intricate process of completing the 7503 saffron-coloured gates and fabric panels used in project, The Gates, Central Park, New York City, 1979-2005. The project is a site-specific art installation by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The documentary captures the soaring majesty of the project, along with its impact on thousands of amazed and occasionally sceptical witnesses who flocked to snowy Central Park to experience the art work over the course of 16 days, from the February 12 to 27, 2005.

Vatican: Life Within
1:33:56

Vatican: Life Within

National Geographic April 22, 2011

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
For the first time, eight Vatican insiders break their silence and talk about their duties in the shadow of the Pope. Their stories, combined with unique images, provide an ...

For the first time, eight Vatican insiders break their silence and talk about their duties in the shadow of the Pope. Their stories, combined with unique images, provide an exclusive insight into the world of the Vatican.

My Amityville Horror
1:33:17

My Amityville Horror

Crime + Investigation July 15, 2016

Media arts

Literature

Critical thinking

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975. George and Kathleen Lutz's story went ...

For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975. George and Kathleen Lutz's story went on to inspire a best-selling novel and the subsequent films have continued to fascinate audiences today. This documentary reveals the horror behind growing up as part of a world famous haunting and while Daniel's facts may be other's fiction, the psychological scars he carries are indisputable. Documentary film maker, Eric Walter, has combined years of independent research into the Amityville case along with the perspectives of past investigative reporters and eyewitnesses, giving way to the most personal testimony of the subject to date.

Tora, Tora, Tora! The True Story Of Pearl Harbour
1:32:36

Tora, Tora, Tora! The True Story Of Pearl Harbour

The History Channel December 7, 2012

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
On December 7, 1941, Japanese commander radioed his pilots: Tora, Tora, Tora. In a matter of minutes, bombs and torpedoes fell from the sky paralysing the US Pacific Naval forces.

On December 7, 1941, Japanese commander radioed his pilots: Tora, Tora, Tora. In a matter of minutes, bombs and torpedoes fell from the sky paralysing the US Pacific Naval forces.

Son Of A Lion
1:32:06

Son Of A Lion

SBS2 July 13, 2011

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Australian director Benjamin Gilmour conducts an intimate insight into the life of an 11-year-old boy restrained by the values upheld by his belligerent and fundamentalist ...

Australian director Benjamin Gilmour conducts an intimate insight into the life of an 11-year-old boy restrained by the values upheld by his belligerent and fundamentalist Muslim father. Niaz, a sensitive boy who loves music, longs to attend school in Peshawar like his cousin. However, his father, who mends guns for a living in a village in north-west Pakistan, forces Niaz to stay home.

I Know What I Saw
1:30:50

I Know What I Saw

ABC2 July 28, 2010

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A documentary following renowned filmmaker and UFO researcher James Fox (Out Of The Blue) on his mission to break through government secrecy and uncover the startling truth ...

A documentary following renowned filmmaker and UFO researcher James Fox (Out Of The Blue) on his mission to break through government secrecy and uncover the startling truth behind UFO sightings.

Trumbo
1:30:48

Trumbo

ABC2 July 31, 2011

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In the midst of Hollywood's Golden Age, the charismatic Dalton Trumbo is the highest paid screenwriter in the world, but as Cold War paranoia takes hold of the nation he is ...

In the midst of Hollywood's Golden Age, the charismatic Dalton Trumbo is the highest paid screenwriter in the world, but as Cold War paranoia takes hold of the nation he is dragged in front of the House Committee on Un-American Activities and thrown into prison for refusing to co-operate. Remaining rebellious even after his release, Trumbo becomes Hollywood's most prolific blacklisted writer, secretly writing such classics as Roman Holiday.

Bom Bali: The Story Of The Bali Bombings
1:30:45

Bom Bali: The Story Of The Bali Bombings

The History Channel October 14, 2012

Civics and citizenship

History

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The horrific attacks of October 12, 2002, are remembered by the Balinese as "Bom Bali". The bombers tell their own stories in detail, explaining how they carried out their ...

The horrific attacks of October 12, 2002, are remembered by the Balinese as "Bom Bali". The bombers tell their own stories in detail, explaining how they carried out their attack, and why. Narrated by Colin Freils.

Secrets Of Body Language
1:30:20

Secrets Of Body Language

ABC2 August 15, 2012

Science

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Gestures, facial expressions and body movement compose 93 percent of communication. Experts deconstruct video footage from iconic moments in the past and present to reveal ...

Gestures, facial expressions and body movement compose 93 percent of communication. Experts deconstruct video footage from iconic moments in the past and present to reveal what was truly being said.