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My Generation - The British Cultural Revolution of the 1960's
This documentary tells the inspiring story of the pop culture explosion in 1960s through the eyes of Britain's greatest living movie actor. Michael Caine introduces the film in the buttoned up, monochrome heart of London at the start of the…
Martin Luther - The Idea that Changed the World
PBS
In 1517, power was in the hands of the few, thought was controlled by the chosen, and common people lived lives without hope. On October 31 of that year, a penniless monk named Martin Luther sparked the revolution that would…
Coniston
More than 80 years after the brutal slaughter of 100 or more Aboriginal people in Central Australia, their descendants relate their story. Known as 'the last massacre', expeditions set out in August 1928 to mow down innocent people across the…
Bush Mechanics: The Series
This off-beat series follows the exploits of the Bush Mechanics , a group of engaging Aboriginal characters who travel through central Australia. In each episode, the Bush Mechanics who come from the remote Warlpiri community of Yuendumu are presented with…
4 videos
Desert Heart
From 1958 to 1968 the Great Sandy Desert experienced one of the worst droughts in recorded history. For the pre contact desert tribes like the Yulparija, Walmajarri and Martu the land had become unliveable. In 1968 the Yuparija abandoned the…
Halal Mate
Set amidst Melbourne's diverse Muslim community, Halal Mate tells four intimate and moving stories about Australian Muslims. Immersed in the day-to-day lives of a diverse range of characters, the series challenges some popular misconceptions about Muslim Australians. In contrast to…
4 videos
That’s Australia: People, Place and Story
A charming series of short documentaries that take you to the heart of Australian outback life. Biggest Banana: One of the most important days of year for Tweed Valley Banana growers is Murwillumbah's King Banana competition. After the weigh in…
Kabelbel
With the art of canoe making about to vanish, an island village revives an ancient tradition. Kabelbel follows a group of villagers as they are taught the art of canoe making and seafaring by clan elders. Intergenerational differences and a…
Rodeo Road
Each year cowboys from across the Kimberley load up their saddles, chaps and wranglers and go rough riding. Some are local Aborigines born and bred in the saddle, others are young ringers from over east who come to muster through…
Jila: Painted Waters of the Great Sandy Desert
The Ngurrara people know their desert country - it's where they grew up. But to claim their native title they need to show their knowledge of the land in a way that makes sense to them and the visiting Native…
Inventions from the Shed
Reflecting their world through an eclectic array of characters and stories that traverse the country, this series takes a spanner to the odd-bod, freak and quirky inventor. From the pure joy of seeing an idea come to life to the…
5 videos