The Promise
1:37:52

The Promise

SBS May 4, 2016

Media arts

Languages

History

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
An epic tale of passion that unfolds against a backdrop of war as a beautiful and mysterious princess becomes the object of affection for three very different men - a powerful ...

An epic tale of passion that unfolds against a backdrop of war as a beautiful and mysterious princess becomes the object of affection for three very different men - a powerful duke, a brave general and a lowly slave. Unbeknownst to the men, the princess made a pact with a goddess in her youth where she will forsake the prospect of true love for the promise of riches and power. Nominated for the 2006 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Directed by Chen Kaige and stars Cecilia Cheung, Jang Dong-gun and Hiroyuki Sanada. (From China, in Mandarin) (Action Adventure) (2005) (Rpt) M(A,V)

Wadjda
1:33:21

Wadjda

Masterpiece August 26, 2015

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and ...

Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighbourhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda's mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself. In Arabic.

LA 92: The Riots
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LA 92: The Riots

National Geographic December 28, 2018

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
It started in the spring of 1991 when the assault on Rodney King by four white police officers was caught on tape. It was escalated by the light sentence given to a shop owner ...

It started in the spring of 1991 when the assault on Rodney King by four white police officers was caught on tape. It was escalated by the light sentence given to a shop owner for the shooting death of an innocent teenage girl. But it was with the police officers' acquittal that six days of rioting took hold of Los Angeles.

As You Dreamt It
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As You Dreamt It

ABC January 8, 2015

Visual arts

Design and technologies

Critical thinking

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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This program follows a leading Australian photographer as he interprets and photographs the recurring dreams of four refugees living on a housing estate in western Sydney with ...

This program follows a leading Australian photographer as he interprets and photographs the recurring dreams of four refugees living on a housing estate in western Sydney with both moving and highly surprising results.

Italy Unpacked
58:54

Italy Unpacked: In The Footsteps Of The Poets

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS October 22, 2015

Geography

Visual arts

Design and technologies

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli are back for an all-new series as they make their way along the west coast of Italy. The art critic and Italian chef pack their bags ...

Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli are back for an all-new series as they make their way along the west coast of Italy. The art critic and Italian chef pack their bags once again to explore the history, culture, food, art and landscape of the diverse regions they visit.

Italy Unpacked
58:49

Italy Unpacked: Home Away From Rome

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS October 29, 2015

Geography

Visual arts

Design and technologies

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The second leg of Andrew and Giorgio's journey down the west coast of Italy takes them to Lazio. Usually, this region's capital, Rome, takes centre stage, but not this time.

The second leg of Andrew and Giorgio's journey down the west coast of Italy takes them to Lazio. Usually, this region's capital, Rome, takes centre stage, but not this time.

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
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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.

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
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.

After the Holocaust
55:27

After the Holocaust

The History Channel January 27, 2019

Modern history

History

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The darkest chapter in the history of mankind has finally come to an end - or so we thought. For the Jews of Europe, the suffering, the dying, and the grief continued, and ...

The darkest chapter in the history of mankind has finally come to an end - or so we thought. For the Jews of Europe, the suffering, the dying, and the grief continued, and still continues, to this very day.

The Birth of Empire: The East India Company
59:05

The Birth of Empire: The East India Company

Episode 1 The History Channel February 4, 2017

History

Modern history

Civics and citizenship

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
When giants rise and fall. This revelatory series reveals how the behemoth that was the East India Company grew into an imperial power, and became the hotbed of corruption and ...

When giants rise and fall. This revelatory series reveals how the behemoth that was the East India Company grew into an imperial power, and became the hotbed of corruption and greed that led to its downfall. Over the past 10 years, India and China have been among the fastest growing economies in the world. But at one time England controlled India, helping to create its major cities, and was heavily invested in China, It was England's economy and trade that dwarfed others. And it was all in the hands of the first and greatest multi-national company: the behemoth that was the East India Company. On the ground in India, Dan Snow sets out to discover the motives of those who set up the company at the beginning of the 17th-century. How did it grow into an Imperial power? What influence and impact did the Company have on the globe? A hotbed of corruption and greed, and responsible for the deaths of over one million people, just how did the Company manage to attain such power and what led to its explosive decline?

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.