Message Stick
26:06

Message Stick: Portrait Of A Distant Land

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 August 14, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The story of Ricky Maynard, a Tasmanian Aboriginal photographer, driven by a need to reveal his people's true history.

The story of Ricky Maynard, a Tasmanian Aboriginal photographer, driven by a need to reveal his people's true history.

Message Stick
27:35

Message Stick: Boxing For Palm Island

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC September 12, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Message Stick follows the island's boxing team started by Ray, the 70-year-old father figure and coach who moved to the island a decade ago after he hit the home brew when his ...

Message Stick follows the island's boxing team started by Ray, the 70-year-old father figure and coach who moved to the island a decade ago after he hit the home brew when his kids left home and his marriage broke down. Ray says, "I've lived here so long, I think I'm more black than white".

Kylie Kwong: My China
23:59

Kylie Kwong: My China: Hong Kong

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC December 4, 2010

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Kylie Kwong returns to the land of her ancestors and confronts the vast contrasts of China to take us on a culinary journey. This week, Kylie continues her search for Chinese ...

Kylie Kwong returns to the land of her ancestors and confronts the vast contrasts of China to take us on a culinary journey. This week, Kylie continues her search for Chinese culinary traditions in the familiar surroundings of Hong Kong. As she works her way through flying fish and urinating shrimps, Kylie wonders if there is such a thing as typical Hong Kong food. She finds the answer in a speakeasy.

The Truth About Climate Change
26:50

The Truth About Climate Change

SBS2 January 5, 2011

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

Sustainability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Can we really believe all the claims about climate change? In the wake of the final report into so-called 'Climategate' and the vicious row about the science behind climate ...

Can we really believe all the claims about climate change? In the wake of the final report into so-called 'Climategate' and the vicious row about the science behind climate change, this documentary goes back to basics to ask what we really know about our climate and how it will affect us, uncovering some surprising results.

Message Stick
27:35

Message Stick: A Dancer's Journey Home

ABC November 14, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A 'rags to riches' story about a young boy, raised in government housing by a widowed, single mother in a NSW country town who had a dream that came true!

A 'rags to riches' story about a young boy, raised in government housing by a widowed, single mother in a NSW country town who had a dream that came true!

Message Stick
25:54

Message Stick: Wanja The Wonder Dog

ABC May 31, 2011

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Wanja, Aunty Barb's blue heeler dog was an integral part of the community, known to all for her ability to sniff out the police in uniform and undercover. She was 'the Block's ...

Wanja, Aunty Barb's blue heeler dog was an integral part of the community, known to all for her ability to sniff out the police in uniform and undercover. She was 'the Block's guardian angel'.

Message Stick
27:45

Message Stick: In The Frame - Wayne Blair

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC July 10, 2011

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
An intimate portrait of Aboriginal actor, writer and director Wayne Blair following his childhood dreams of sports stardom in Rockhampton to his unplanned rise and success in ...

An intimate portrait of Aboriginal actor, writer and director Wayne Blair following his childhood dreams of sports stardom in Rockhampton to his unplanned rise and success in the Australian arts scene.

River Monsters
48:29

River Monsters: Congo Killer

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC2 May 18, 2011

Science

Earth and environment

Geography

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Jeremy Wade travels to one of the few rivers left on earth that will still test a fisherman. The Congo, a river steeped in legends. Jeremy discovers that the truth is every ...

Jeremy Wade travels to one of the few rivers left on earth that will still test a fisherman. The Congo, a river steeped in legends. Jeremy discovers that the truth is every bit as frightening as the myth.

Morin Khuur: The Soul Of The Mongolian Horseman
51:37

Morin Khuur: The Soul Of The Mongolian Horseman

ABC July 17, 2011

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In the Mongolian steppes, a family of horse herders welcome four city children into their home for several months. The children will learn the ancient morin khuur, an ...

In the Mongolian steppes, a family of horse herders welcome four city children into their home for several months. The children will learn the ancient morin khuur, an ancestral fiddle that features a carved horse-head and is said to sing into the hearts of animals and people. Omba, a wise old musician, teaches them this magical instrument, said to have healing powers.

River Monsters
48:23

River Monsters: Silent Assassin

Season 3 Episode 3 ABC2 December 9, 2011

Science

Earth and environment

Geography

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Jeremy Wade travels to the Parana River in the remote north east corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. Once there he discovers a creature known locally ...

Jeremy Wade travels to the Parana River in the remote north east corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. Once there he discovers a creature known locally as 'River Dog'.

Kylie Kwong: My China
23:52

Kylie Kwong: My China: Shanghai

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC January 1, 2011

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Kylie Kwong returns to the land of her ancestors and confronts the vast contrasts of China to take us on a culinary journey. This week, Kylie continues her journey along the ...

Kylie Kwong returns to the land of her ancestors and confronts the vast contrasts of China to take us on a culinary journey. This week, Kylie continues her journey along the Eastern seaboard and reaches China's largest and youngest city - Shanghai.

Kylie Kwong: My China
23:59

Kylie Kwong: My China: Hangzhou

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC December 18, 2010

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This week, Kylie continues her search for Chinese culinary traditions in the Hangzhou region located on the Yangtze River Delta. Hangzhou is the gateway to the Grand Canal ...

This week, Kylie continues her search for Chinese culinary traditions in the Hangzhou region located on the Yangtze River Delta. Hangzhou is the gateway to the Grand Canal and well-known for its scenic beauty.

Foodie Planet
51:10

Foodie Planet: Destination Morocco

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 November 19, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to discover the history, culture, food production and eating habits of some of the most scenic interesting ...

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to discover the history, culture, food production and eating habits of some of the most scenic interesting places on earth. In this episode, Julie travels to Morocco.

Foodie Planet
51:14

Foodie Planet: Destination Brazil

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS2 November 27, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this episode, Julie goes in search of a particular Brasil, the Brasil of remote villages, old colonial towns and buzzing markets, a melting-pot of characters and cultures, ...

In this episode, Julie goes in search of a particular Brasil, the Brasil of remote villages, old colonial towns and buzzing markets, a melting-pot of characters and cultures, of flavours and fragrances, of superstitions and surprises.

Foodie Planet
51:44

Foodie Planet: Around the World

Season 2 Episode 8 SBS2 December 5, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this episode, Julie revisits some of the most spectacular, intense and unexpected encounters of the series. From Japanese sumo school to a funeral in Cameroon, this is a ...

In this episode, Julie revisits some of the most spectacular, intense and unexpected encounters of the series. From Japanese sumo school to a funeral in Cameroon, this is a program which takes you to all four corners of the world to discover mind-blowing landscapes and little-known customs!

Foodie Planet
51:47

Foodie Planet: Destination Quebec

Season 2 Episode 4 SBS2 November 29, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this episode, Julie travels to Quebec, where she encounters the fishermen of the Saint-Laurent estuary, the woodcutters of Montreal and the native Canadian Abenakis. Along ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Quebec, where she encounters the fishermen of the Saint-Laurent estuary, the woodcutters of Montreal and the native Canadian Abenakis. Along the way, she'll discover the unique traditions which define the cuisine of Quebec.

Message Stick
26:04

Message Stick: Benny Walker

ABC May 20, 2012

Indigenous Australians

Media arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Musician Benny Walker's back-drop is the festival that his grandfather helped establish in his home town of Echuca. Offering a seamless blend of soul, blues, reggae and folk, ...

Musician Benny Walker's back-drop is the festival that his grandfather helped establish in his home town of Echuca. Offering a seamless blend of soul, blues, reggae and folk, singer-songwriter Benny Walker is without doubt one of Australia's most promising rising stars and 2012 is shaping up to be a big year for this young Yorta-Yorta man.

Amsterdam Vice
23:34

Amsterdam Vice: Underworld

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS2 April 24, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Geography

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing ...

Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing increasing tensions between racial and religious groups, as well as being the centre of the European sex traffic trade and the drug mule trails from Africa.