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Melbourne, VIC

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English


Episodes

Robert Manne's voice

10/14/2018
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Public thinker Robert Manne's voice changed after he had surgery for throat cancer. In this candid documentary he reflects on questions of voice and identity, enduring love and friendship.

Duration:00:37:45

Mad for manga

10/7/2018
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Once considered nerdy, Japanese pop culture like manga and anime is now big in Australia. What’s the appeal?

Duration:00:28:21

I heart women's wrestling

9/30/2018
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Three bad-ass women wrestlers talk about the power, performance and passion in Australia's world-class pro-wrestling scene.

Duration:00:28:27

Rebel Roma

9/23/2018
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Come to a Gypsy wedding but don't be shocked that the bride is 14. Perty had no choice, but months later she is learning to walk a fine line between being a feminist and honouring her Roma tribal traditions.

Duration:00:28:21

Deported

9/16/2018
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Two Australian musicians travelled overseas for work but they didn't make it past immigration at the airport; tales of holding cells and humiliation.

Duration:00:28:25

Homer of the Wimmera

9/9/2018
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The fascinating life story of Homer Rieth, composer, poet, and founder of the Minyip Philosophical Society.

Duration:00:30:07

Nervous, scared, proud-women's footy comes to Bidyadanga

9/2/2018
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The women of a remote Aboriginal community are thrilled to finally be playing the sport that's always been in their hearts and it's helped heal their grief.

Duration:00:28:21

Aurukun part 2: Black, white and shades of grey

8/26/2018
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A story of heartbreak, a journey across Australia to take an Aboriginal child, a bitter court case and, in the middle of it all, two people who loved their child.

Duration:00:29:03

Aurukun part 1: Two love birds in the bush

8/19/2018
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We travel to Aurukun, an Indigenous community in far north Queensland, to hear the story of a Wik woman, a white engineer turned anthropologist, and their son Bruce.

Duration:00:28:23

Sinkers, stinkers and sharks

8/12/2018
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Our insatiable appetite for fish is growing, the way we hunt them is changing, yet fish farming for many still has a salty pong about it. Come visit the community of Port Stephens who are treading the choppy waters of aquaculture.

Duration:00:28:26

The true cost of interpretation

8/5/2018
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Life in Afghanistan is dangerous, but if you've worked as an interpreter, you're even more of a target.

Duration:00:25:18

Four parents two gaybies: part 2

7/29/2018
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A gay family story with a twist. Gay couples John and Charlie, and Ruth and Betty hit some very modern day family dilemmas.

Duration:00:27:54

Four parents two gaybies: part 1

7/22/2018
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Twenty years ago two gay couples met by chance in Sydney. Betty and Ruth wanted to have children, so did Charlie and John. But the boys didn't just want to be sperm donors, they wanted a family. Four parents two gaybies tracks the foursome over the next two decades, as their unconventional family plan hatches

Duration:00:28:21

Edgar, Edgar, where are you?

7/15/2018
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After a chance encounter with a ghost from her past, Elizabeth Mora is forced to confront a decade old question: did coming to Australia break or save her family? As she reconciles her parents’ complicated love story, Elizabeth’s capacity for forgiveness is put to the test.

Duration:00:28:26

Bedtime stories from prison

7/8/2018
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Approximately half of Australia's prisoners are also parents. So how do they maintain a relationship with their kids while they're inside?

Duration:00:26:33

Sink or swim: finding asylum in Australia

7/1/2018
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When Mina Abdolmaleki arrived in Australia as a spiritual exile from Iran, she thought the challenges would end there. But despite now having the freedom to think and act freely, her faith is still the greatest comfort as she waits for her future to be decided.

Duration:00:27:53

We don't belong to anywhere

6/24/2018
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When Australia stopped the boats, what happened to the refugees? Mozhgan and Jafar are young asylum seekers now stranded in Indonesia, trying to build an awkward life in limbo.

Duration:00:28:28

Hugh, you're gay

6/17/2018
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15 year old Hugh knows he’s gay but he’s terrified of anyone at his Catholic boy’s school finding out. Then he meets Peter who was in the first Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 40 years ago. Will Hugh find the courage to come out?

Duration:00:28:29

Swings and roustabouts: the life and times of a shearer and his daughter

6/10/2018
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Shearers and roustabouts are our modern-day swag-people. They straddle two worlds; travelling from shed to shed, doing one of the toughest physical jobs around.

Duration:00:28:26

The young Apprentice

6/3/2018
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Kudakwashe Pwiti always wanted to make dancehall music, but his sheltered childhood wouldn’t prepare him for the dark side of the music scene.

Duration:00:29:01