The Commitments
1:47:46

The Commitments

SBS May 21, 2016

Media arts

Music

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The travails of Jimmy Rabbitte to form the World's Hardest Working Band, The Commitments, and bring soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland.

The travails of Jimmy Rabbitte to form the World's Hardest Working Band, The Commitments, and bring soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland.

Trip To Asia
1:47:10

Trip To Asia

SBS May 22, 2010

Music

Asia and Australia

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A portrait of the Berlin Philharmonic as it toured Asia. Music featured: Hero's Life by Richard Strauss, Asyla by Thomas Ades and Beethoven Symphony No.3.

A portrait of the Berlin Philharmonic as it toured Asia. Music featured: Hero's Life by Richard Strauss, Asyla by Thomas Ades and Beethoven Symphony No.3.

Bride And Prejudice
1:47:00

Bride And Prejudice

Foxtel Romance August 7, 2015

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, where Mrs Bennet is eager to find suitable husbands for her five unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Mr ...

A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, where Mrs Bennet is eager to find suitable husbands for her five unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Mr Bingley and Mr Darcy come to live nearby, the Bennets have high hopes, though circumstance and boorish opinions threaten to get in the way of romance

A United Kingdom
1:46:28

A United Kingdom

SBS March 8, 2019

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This film tells the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland, and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce opposition from ...

This film tells the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland, and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.

Eurovision Top 40 Songs
1:45:20

Eurovision Top 40 Songs

SBS May 10, 2017

Music

Dance

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
It's the world's ultimate, crazy song competition and Australia has been watching for over 30 years. There are so many highlights in the contest's history, now it's time to ...

It's the world's ultimate, crazy song competition and Australia has been watching for over 30 years. There are so many highlights in the contest's history, now it's time to decide the top 40 favourite songs. Hosts Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey present the top 40 songs from Eurovision's 60-year history with the countdown entirely voted by those who know best, Australia's Eurovision fans. A host of Australian musicians, comedians, celebrities and Eurovision fanatics discuss some of their hilarious insights about featured moments, including Richard Wilkins, Adam Liaw, Lucy Durack, Johnny Ruffo, Casey Bennetto, Michalas Banas, and featuring special in-studio performances by Dami Im, Paul Capsis and Bjorn Again.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
1:44:51

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Ten July 9, 2016

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
British retirees take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored Indian hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to ...

British retirees take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored Indian hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

Once Upon a Time in Vietnam
1:42:27

Once Upon a Time in Vietnam

SBS Viceland May 21, 2019

Drama

Languages

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Assigned to protect a small town in Vietnam, Dao arrives to fight against the crime boss; but soon his past catches up with him, threatening to destroy the cherished village.

Assigned to protect a small town in Vietnam, Dao arrives to fight against the crime boss; but soon his past catches up with him, threatening to destroy the cherished village.

Charlie Wilson's War
1:41:27

Charlie Wilson's War

SBS November 25, 2016

Media arts

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Based on the outrageous true story, this film shows how one congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one renegade CIA agent who ...

Based on the outrageous true story, this film shows how one congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one renegade CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history: to deftly operate the levers of power to funnel money and weapons to the Mujahedin of Afghanistan following the Soviet invasion of their country in late 1979.

The Other Son
1:40:57

The Other Son

SBS Viceland May 6, 2019

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
As he is preparing to join the Israeli army for his national service, a blood test proves Joseph is not his parents' biological son. An investigation reveals he was ...

As he is preparing to join the Israeli army for his national service, a blood test proves Joseph is not his parents' biological son. An investigation reveals he was inadvertently switched at birth with Yacine, the son of a Palestinian family from the West Bank, both having been born in Haifa during a missile attack in the Gulf War. The resulting confusion and subsequent revelation 17 years later turns the lives of the two families upside down.

Discovery Atlas
1:40:54

Discovery Atlas: Italy Revealed

7two September 1, 2010

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Italy is a place of spectacular contrasts: a land stretching from the snow-capped peaks of the Alps to the sun-baked semi-desert of Sicily. It's a nation with a 2000-year ...

Italy is a place of spectacular contrasts: a land stretching from the snow-capped peaks of the Alps to the sun-baked semi-desert of Sicily. It's a nation with a 2000-year history that only became united in its present form a century ago. A country torn between its ancient Catholic traditions and the breathtaking pace of change that marks the 21st century. This documentary special takes the viewer on a journey through the heart of Italy.

Tanna
1:39:42

Tanna

ABC January 2, 2018

Intercultural understanding

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Set in the South Pacific, Wawa, a young girl from one of the last traditional tribes, falls in love with her chief's grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa ...

Set in the South Pacific, Wawa, a young girl from one of the last traditional tribes, falls in love with her chief's grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal.

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.

Girl Rising
1:39:18

Girl Rising

SBS October 28, 2013

Personal and social capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E Robbins comes this innovative documentary film about the power of education to change a girl - and the world. Meryl Streep, ...

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E Robbins comes this innovative documentary film about the power of education to change a girl - and the world. Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Liam Neeson, Cate Blanchett, Selena Gomez and other A-list actors contribute voice performances to the film, which spotlights nine unforgettable girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices.

Min Dit: The Children of Diyarbakir
1:38:18

Min Dit: The Children of Diyarbakir

SBS May 23, 2016

Intercultural Understanding

Media arts

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
First-time director Miraz Bezar presents a raw and confronting story set in Diyarbakir, Turkey in the 1990s. Ten-year-old Gulistan and her younger brother Firat are normal, ...

First-time director Miraz Bezar presents a raw and confronting story set in Diyarbakir, Turkey in the 1990s. Ten-year-old Gulistan and her younger brother Firat are normal, happy-go-lucky kids until they witness the murder of their journalist father and mother by a secret paramilitary force. After their caretaker auntie also disappears in mysterious circumstances, the children are left to fend for themselves on the tough streets of one of Turkey's most dangerous cities. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2009 Ghent International Film Festival.

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)

All Three of Us
1:37:26

All Three of Us

SBS World Movies July 17, 2019

Media arts

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
From a small village in the south of Iran to Parisian housing projects, Kheiron tells us about the extraordinary fate of his parents, eternal optimists Hibat and Fereshteh, in ...

From a small village in the south of Iran to Parisian housing projects, Kheiron tells us about the extraordinary fate of his parents, eternal optimists Hibat and Fereshteh, in a comedy that very much resembles a universal tale about family love, self-sacrifice and, especially, the ideal of living together.

Discovery Atlas
1:37:02

Discovery Atlas: Brazil Revealed

7two August 25, 2010

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Brazil is an exhilarating country of contradictions and possibilities. We showcase one of the most ethnically diverse nations on earth and explore the stories of its people. ...

Brazil is an exhilarating country of contradictions and possibilities. We showcase one of the most ethnically diverse nations on earth and explore the stories of its people. From a government worker who dreams of performing the samba at Carnival, to a river trader whose livelihood depends on the Amazon. We meet some of the individuals who personify the energy and intensity of this tropical South American paradise.

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.