Don’t know your biennale from a triennale? Can’t tell your old media from your new? The A-Z of Contemporary Art is a bluffer’s guide to the brilliant and often baffling world of contemporary art, from artists, art works and galleries to new media, history and theory. Working alphabetically through the complex world of contemporary arts, from Artists, Artspeak and Biennales to Theory, Video Art, Wine and Zietgeist - the program captures and consolidates a love of art with history, theory and a healthy dose of criticism.
Crime journalist Paul Connolly goes behind the bars of some of the world’s most notorious and toughest prisons. Immersing himself in maximum security facilities around the world to live as a prisoner, he encounters the inmates locked up for their crimes and meets the men and women on the right side of law tasked with keeping the criminals behind bars.
On A Wing And A Prayer follows the incredible life cycle of the Carnaby's cockatoo through the engaging story of one small cockatoo family. Capturing a remarkable never filmed before journey of life and love for one of Australia's most loved, but critically endangered birds.
A detailed look at the events that led to the continuous strikes that shut down many factories during the still repressive days of the military regime.
In their own words and their own extraordinary, never-before-seen helmet-cam battle footage, Australia's fighting men and women lay bare their hearts in an epic series - not just how they waged a war, but why and to what end.
Exploring a decade long struggle for independence in Timor-Leste (East Timor) and the ongoing peace-building effort through the story of Kirsty Sword Gusmao, a human rights activist and former First Lady of East Timor.
Multi-award winning Aussie comedian Felicity Ward takes up the challenge of breaking down the stigmas around mental health.
A timely and emotionally powerful documentary that examines how some of the most fragile members of our society - refugee children - can learn to face highly traumatic pasts by harnessing the power of drama.