Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Curse Of K-19

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 17, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

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11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 70s. In 1961, a leak occurred in the reactor cooling system and, in order to avoid an ...

Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 70s. In 1961, a leak occurred in the reactor cooling system and, in order to avoid an explosion, twelve men entered the reactor room and performed repairs that led to their death from radiation exposure. In 1972, a fire broke out near the torpedo room, killing 28 men.

Thalassa
25:19

Thalassa: Nicaragua - Coast To Coast

SBS November 14, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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A trip across Nicaragua, from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast, with the huge Lake Nicaragua between the two. Along the way, we meet a French couple who own the largest ...

A trip across Nicaragua, from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast, with the huge Lake Nicaragua between the two. Along the way, we meet a French couple who own the largest coffee plantation in the country, but run it on Sandinista principles, providing jobs, education and health care to the locals, helping them buy their own land and grow coffee in an environmentally and ethically sustainable way.

Thalassa
24:37

Thalassa: Filipino Seamen

SBS March 14, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Delves into the lives of Filipino container ship seamen who represent a quarter of the world's maritime industry workforce. It also looks at a seafarers' school in the ...

Delves into the lives of Filipino container ship seamen who represent a quarter of the world's maritime industry workforce. It also looks at a seafarers' school in the Philippines where teenagers learn about military-like discipline and acquire their education.

Thalassa
21:54

Thalassa: Oysters In Danger

SBS May 1, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Oysters have been dying at many locations along the French coastline, especially in Brittany and the Charentes-Maritimes. (In French, English subtitles); Endangered ...

Oysters have been dying at many locations along the French coastline, especially in Brittany and the Charentes-Maritimes. (In French, English subtitles); Endangered Lighthouses - Brittany's lighthouses, nearly all of them now automated and unmanned, are slowly deteriorating to the point of no return.

The Swenkas
1:11:54

The Swenkas

SBS November 27, 2007

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

Business and economics

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Imagine a group of men from tough backgrounds who try to make their living as labourers, miners, and security guards in post apartheid South Africa. Now imagine this same ...

Imagine a group of men from tough backgrounds who try to make their living as labourers, miners, and security guards in post apartheid South Africa. Now imagine this same group of men donning their Pierre Cardin suits and engaging in underground fashion shows every Saturday night for prizes, and more importantly - self-respect. Danish filmmaker Jeppe Ronde's The Swenkas takes its title from the name by which these men are known.

Superpower India? Booming Bangalore
25:50

Superpower India? Booming Bangalore

ABC Me February 7, 2017

History

Geography

Business and economics

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This program takes the city of Bangalore, known as the Silicon Valley of India, and asks what are the causes of its success - including the role of education, globalisation ...

This program takes the city of Bangalore, known as the Silicon Valley of India, and asks what are the causes of its success - including the role of education, globalisation and government de-regulation?

Thalassa
25:05

Thalassa: Fishermen Of Tyre

SBS August 29, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Tyre is a large city in southern Lebanon. Nearly two years after the 2006 summer war between the Lebanon-based Hezbollah organisation and the Israeli army, this documentary ...

Tyre is a large city in southern Lebanon. Nearly two years after the 2006 summer war between the Lebanon-based Hezbollah organisation and the Israeli army, this documentary looks at how life goes on, through the eyes of three young fishermen - Hassan, Khamal and Shadi, and at their sometimes perilous activity close to the Israeli border.

Thalassa
24:56

Thalassa: Treasure Of The Red Algae

SBS August 8, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Every summer, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, men, women and children are busy harvesting red algae, a precious commodity that arouses great interest amongst the local ...

Every summer, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, men, women and children are busy harvesting red algae, a precious commodity that arouses great interest amongst the local community and even more so abroad. Only permitted during the summer months, the harvest helps to support thousands of families in dozens of villages along kilometres of coastline. However, danger is everywhere, and each year many accidents occur.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Desalination: A Mixed Blessing?

SBS August 22, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Near Almeria in Southern Spain's Andalusia, thousands of greenhouses stretch as far as the eye can see along the coast. Each year they yield millions of tonnes of fruit and ...

Near Almeria in Southern Spain's Andalusia, thousands of greenhouses stretch as far as the eye can see along the coast. Each year they yield millions of tonnes of fruit and vegetables thanks to desalinated sea water. But the area has also become a magnet for tourists and property developers, endangering the Cabo de Gata nature park.

Thalassa
23:16

Thalassa: Big Games In Macao/The Dahlak Archipelago

SBS September 26, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Macau has overtaken Las Vegas as the gambling capital of the world, but there's another side to it, on the quiet, green island of Coloane; and The Dahlak Archipelago - Only a ...

Macau has overtaken Las Vegas as the gambling capital of the world, but there's another side to it, on the quiet, green island of Coloane; and The Dahlak Archipelago - Only a few venture to the inhospitable but pristine islands of the Dahlak Archipelago in Eritrea.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Volcano Islands

SBS January 23, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Nicolas is a vulcanologist who visits the craters of dormant or active volcanoes in the Caribbean islands, and taking sulphuric gas samples, monitors their activity in the ...

Nicolas is a vulcanologist who visits the craters of dormant or active volcanoes in the Caribbean islands, and taking sulphuric gas samples, monitors their activity in the hope of predicting when the next eruption will occur. Volcanoes are now an asset on the island of Dominica where the local people have gone into eco-tourism, transforming hot springs in their backyards into thermotherapy centres.

Thalassa
24:50

Thalassa: Salvador De Bahia - An African City/Nicole Van De Kerchove

SBS August 1, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Salvador de Bahia's 'Black Power' is located in the neighbourhood of Liberdade, the largest black shantytown in Brazil. Plus, atribute to Nicole van de Kerchove, a talented ...

Salvador de Bahia's 'Black Power' is located in the neighbourhood of Liberdade, the largest black shantytown in Brazil. Plus, atribute to Nicole van de Kerchove, a talented French woman sailor who died in Patagonia, Chile, in February 2008.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Musicians Of Cape Verde

SBS April 25, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Looks at the arid and isolated archipelago of Cape Verde where music is a central part of the life of the islanders, as it reflects the harsh past of the people and the ...

Looks at the arid and isolated archipelago of Cape Verde where music is a central part of the life of the islanders, as it reflects the harsh past of the people and the current economic difficulties.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Kivalina - A Disappearing Village

SBS April 10, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The small Eskimo village of Kivalina in Alaska is facing an uncertain future. This community of hunters and fishermen is suffering due to the effects of global warming which ...

The small Eskimo village of Kivalina in Alaska is facing an uncertain future. This community of hunters and fishermen is suffering due to the effects of global warming which is causing severe erosion to their coast. As their land looks set to disappear, Kivalina residents have decided to take legal action against the largest American oil companies.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Destination Somalia

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 20, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Somalia has plunged into chaos since civil war broke out in 1991. With the collapse of civil society, people survive mostly through humanitarian aid. Ships chartered by the ...

Somalia has plunged into chaos since civil war broke out in 1991. With the collapse of civil society, people survive mostly through humanitarian aid. Ships chartered by the World Food Program sail through pirate-infested waters from Mombassa, Kenya, to Marka in Somalia, to deliver desperately needed food.

Issues In Globalisation
26:12

Issues In Globalisation

Episode 1 ABC August 20, 2012

Business and economics

Design and technologies

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This excellent duo of programs explores the very relevant and hot topic of Globalisation. What is it, and exactly who benefits? This episode explores the subject through the ...

This excellent duo of programs explores the very relevant and hot topic of Globalisation. What is it, and exactly who benefits? This episode explores the subject through the supposedly glamorous fashion industry, asking exactly how fait is fashion?

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Emmelene Landon's World Journey

SBS January 9, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In 2001, artist Emmelene Landon sailed around the world on a container ship and recorded her trip on canvas and paper, in photos, videos and text; Amazonian Filmmaker - The ...

In 2001, artist Emmelene Landon sailed around the world on a container ship and recorded her trip on canvas and paper, in photos, videos and text; Amazonian Filmmaker - The pioneering work of filmmaker Silvino Santos. Silvino made two feature-length films in 1921 of expeditions in the Amazonian rainforest.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Amazonian Filmmaker

SBS September 16, 2012

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The pioneering work of filmmaker Silvino Santos. Silvino made two feature-length films in 1921 of expeditions in the Amazon rainforest.

The pioneering work of filmmaker Silvino Santos. Silvino made two feature-length films in 1921 of expeditions in the Amazon rainforest.