Message Stick
8:43

Message Stick: Mabo Invasion

NITV August 2, 2016

Indigenous Australians

Media Arts

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short episode of Message Stick looks back over the history of land rights leading up to Koiki (Eddie) Mabo and his role in the struggle of Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...

This short episode of Message Stick looks back over the history of land rights leading up to Koiki (Eddie) Mabo and his role in the struggle of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for rights and freedoms.

The Road To Eurovision With Julia Zemiro
48:35

The Road To Eurovision With Julia Zemiro

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS May 26, 2012

Music

Dance

Media arts

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music party in the world. In this two-part series, Julia Zemiro embarks on a road trip to the heart of Eurovision. Travelling across ...

The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music party in the world. In this two-part series, Julia Zemiro embarks on a road trip to the heart of Eurovision. Travelling across Europe in her campervan, Julia takes a personal journey to discover exactly what makes a Eurovision star. Along the way, she meets some amazing characters and visits some previous Eurovision locations, before finishing up in the host city for 2012, Baku, in Azerbaijan. (Commissioned by SBS) (Entertainment Series) (Part 2 of 2) PG CC

The Heart Of Eurovision With Julia Zemiro
51:00

The Heart Of Eurovision With Julia Zemiro

SBS May 17, 2013

Music

Dance

Media arts

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music party in the world, and Sweden is the heart - having created the ultimate Eurovision act, ABBA, and winning the contest five ...

The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music party in the world, and Sweden is the heart - having created the ultimate Eurovision act, ABBA, and winning the contest five times. In The Heart of Eurovision with Julia Zemiro, Julia and her trusty campervan embark upon a journey of discovery across Europe to Sweden: to the very heart of Eurovision.

The Road To Eurovision With Julia Zemiro
51:44

The Road To Eurovision With Julia Zemiro

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 25, 2012

Music

Dance

Media arts

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In this new two-part documentary series, The Road To Eurovision with Julia Zemiro, Julia embarks on a road trip to the heart of Eurovision. Travelling across Europe in her ...

In this new two-part documentary series, The Road To Eurovision with Julia Zemiro, Julia embarks on a road trip to the heart of Eurovision. Travelling across Europe in her campervan, Julia takes a personal journey to discover exactly what makes a Eurovision star. Along the way, she meets some amazing characters and visits some earlier Eurovision locations. At the end of the road Julia introduces the host city for 2012, Baku.

Thalassa
24:48

Thalassa: Claire's Creatures

SBS August 15, 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
33-year-old Claire Nouvian is a documentary filmmaker and a curator at the Paris Museum of Natural History. She has a passion for mysterious creatures from the depths of the ...

33-year-old Claire Nouvian is a documentary filmmaker and a curator at the Paris Museum of Natural History. She has a passion for mysterious creatures from the depths of the ocean. She accompanies researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California as they probe the depths of the Monterey Canyon using a remote-controlled submersible to observe and capture the amazing creatures that live there.

Thalassa
23:59

Thalassa: Singapore's Subway

SBS October 30, 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
A look at the new metro line, the longest in the world, in Singapore, and French expatriates living in the tiny country; Tasmanian Success Story - The story of Robert ...

A look at the new metro line, the longest in the world, in Singapore, and French expatriates living in the tiny country; Tasmanian Success Story - The story of Robert Clifford, Tasmania's most successful ever shipbuilder.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Waves Of Mehdia

SBS February 6, 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
On the Atlantic coast of Morocco, the small town of Mehdia is known for its beautiful beach and its surf. But it's also notorious for the unusually high number of fatalities ...

On the Atlantic coast of Morocco, the small town of Mehdia is known for its beautiful beach and its surf. But it's also notorious for the unusually high number of fatalities at sea.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Fishing for the Future

SBS November 7, 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
Itaparica is Brazil's largest island. Its beaches and stunning coral reef are popular with fishermen and eco-tourists alike. But behind the facade lies another reality, that ...

Itaparica is Brazil's largest island. Its beaches and stunning coral reef are popular with fishermen and eco-tourists alike. But behind the facade lies another reality, that of the degradation of the island's marine environment. Ex-fisherman turned environmentalist Ze Pescador plays a key role at PRO-MAR, an NGO which promotes marine protection and fights against over-fishing and dynamite fishing.

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

9-10
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.

Issues In Globalisation
25:11

Issues In Globalisation

Episode 2 ABC August 27, 2012

Business and economics

Sustainability

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This excellent duo of programs explores the very relevant and hot topic of globalisation. What is it, and exactly who benefits? This episode highlights sustainability and ...

This excellent duo of programs explores the very relevant and hot topic of globalisation. What is it, and exactly who benefits? This episode highlights sustainability and explores how in today's globalised economy environmental sustainability is becoming ever more important.

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
This video has closed captioning
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
This video has closed captioning
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
This video has closed captioning
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.

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
This video has closed captioning
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?

BirdWatchers
1:39:27

BirdWatchers

SBS June 13, 2016

Media arts

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An Amazonian Guarani tribe makes a modest living entertaining tourists, however life is much tougher on their reservation. When village elder Nadio decides to move his people ...

An Amazonian Guarani tribe makes a modest living entertaining tourists, however life is much tougher on their reservation. When village elder Nadio decides to move his people back to their ancestral homelands, they anger local land owners who now occupy the land. Then, when one of the young tribesmen falls for a farmer's daughter, tensions escalate to dangerous proportions.

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
This video has closed captioning
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
This video has closed captioning
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.