The life of the last Emperor of China, Puyi, has fascinated film makers and historians alike.
Covering over a century of scientific detective work by a combination of eminent Chinese, French and American archaeologists and paleoanthropologists, The Mystery of Remote Ancestors tells the stor
Race seems such an obvious, natural part of human life. But where does the idea come from? How has it come to be weighed down with the baggage of hatred, prejudice and fear?
This program is about a woman who transfixed a nation with her story of courage and humanity.
On the outskirts of Harbin, China, lies an abandoned, desolate building. It’s here that the infamous Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Corp, otherwise known as Unit 731, was based.
On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny.
This is the story of two scientists who discover ancient human remains that challenge everything we know about human evolution.
A profile on Australian artist Brett Whiteley, centred on his work on Alchemy, one of his largest paintings.
This valuable and insightful presentation by Australian artist Annette Bezor, about her art, speaks eloquently to a wide audience about the cultural issues and social mechanisms of gender, sexualit
This is the first time that Bill Henson has allowed TV cameras into his life and this short documentary offers audiences in Australia and overseas rare access to one of Australia's most important a
The life and work of Australian artist Arthur Boyd.
Focuses on the internationally acclaimed Australian painter, Arthur Boyd, as he reflects on his life's work and the influences which helped create it.
One of our best known philanthropists, Dame Elisabeth has nurtured many key cultural institutions and made an invaluable contribution to the arts in Australia.
The Art of Ghostpatrol and Miso shows the complex and beguiling duality to this young couple's art practice which ranges from fine art drawings, prints, wall murals, cut-outs, life-size paste-ups a
Andrew Frost visits Brisbane to explore what is on offer at the 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art.
Comedian Hannah Gadsby has been called many things, but never domestic.
Artists At Work invites you up the Hawkesbury River in NSW for an intimate and spiritual journey by boat, to a place where nature, art and fertility prayers collide.
This DVD observes the creation of three new artworks from some of Australia's most highly regarded artists.
Four very different contemporary Australian painters, Geoff Dyer, Graham Fransella, Ben McKeown and Kate Shaw, try to win the oldest and most prestigious gong given for Australian landscape paintin
Since winning the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship in 2002, Ben Quilty's rise as one of Australia's leading young contemporary artists, is nothing short of phenomenal.