Whatever happened to the real Rain Man, the quiet genius Kim Peek, whose extraordinary life story inspired the character played by Dustin Hoffman?
In this poignant film, we seek to restore a human face to the word refugee.
A visually stunning story of our planet from birth to death and the influence of the Sun and Moon on all living things.
Documentary maker Simon Target gets up close and personal with some of the more surprising characters at the Bar as they grapple with real cases.
Ep 1 - Joining the Club
This is an amazing, inspirational story about 7 year old Ryan Hreljac from Ontario who was determined to build a well for his pen pal Jimmy and the people in Angola, Uganda so they would have fresh
Secrets of St Marys is a scientific detective story that follows a team of student archaeologists as they set out to discover what life was like for the first settlers of South Australia.
A documentary in the vein of Seven Up. Award winning Aboriginal filmmaker, Ivan Sen, recorded the lives of four indigenous teenagers growing up in small towns in north western NSW.
In 1995, highly-acclaimed Indigenous filmmaker Ivan Sen recorded the lives of four Indigenous 15-year-olds growing up in rural New South Wales.
Film-maker David Goldie takes us on a unique journey, one that began in the mid nineties when he made an internationally award winning film on homeless Australian youth, Nobody's Children.
Presented by John Clarke. For the first time here is a documentary that looks at how and why we speak the way we do.
In the 1840s Tasmania's capital Hobart was the second largest whaling port in the world. Total commercial exploitation of whales was the order of the day.
How has the notion of gay families evolved over the past decade? Is there such a thing as a typical gay family?
Armed with seven planes manned by some of the world's most experienced pilots, a ship, 250 scientists and researchers and the best gadgets money can buy, a daring and intrepid group tries to catch
During the summer of 2002/3 south-east Australia was hit by the worst bushfire season for twenty years. An area the size of Scotland was burnt, five people died and over 500 homes were destroyed.
Take two award-winning wildlife film-makers and one three year old daughter. Add 99 pieces of luggage and equipment. Mix together with a range of exotic animal species and stunning scenery.
What's life really like for women in the Islamic world? To what extent is our opinion of them based on Western prejudice? We profile five remarkable women who challenge conventional stereotypes.
Looks at Vietnam during the years of peace since 1975. It is about a country about to embrace the West after 18 years of communist isolation
Pearl Of The Orient
This five part series explains the mechanisms through which these drugs have their effect, and in doing so illuminates some aspect of the workings of the human body.
Burma is one of the world's most closed and surveiled societies. It is a nation where independent journalists are banned and where translators and guides are often threatened.
On Trial is a groundbreaking, five-part documentary series featuring unprecedented access to major criminal trials in Australian courts.