This guide links to just some of the many TV shows, movies, ebooks, magazines and newspapers that ACU students & staff can access online...reading and viewing for when you need some down-time from study!
Growing up isn't easy, especially for Zach who is rapidly making the transition from boyhood to manhood, in both the modern world and his ancient culture. Pressures from his loving but staunch father, the temptations of city life, and the ever-present spectre of racism all take their toll. Ultimately, Zach must embrace the traditions and knowledge of his ancestors and awaken the warrior within.
Set in the ratings-obsessed world of television news, Frontline offers a satirical look behind the scenes of a contemporary current affairs program at the egos, the dubious practices, and the hypocrisy of a medium that purports to objectively present public affairs.
Join six Australians who are brought to life through a blend of personal testimony, drama, expert analysis, location filming and archive as they face conflict on the battle-front and the home-front during the First World War.
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I. A heartbreaking classic Australian drama written by David Williamson, directed by Peter Weir and starring Mel Gibson and Mark Lee.
No wonder this is the world's most widely read magazine
Hard-hitting, thought-provoking and entertaining, with unforgettable stories in each issue. This magazine is packed with features short enough to read in one sitting, but stimulating enough to keep you thinking for days.
Celebrating over 20 years in print, Inside Sport is Australia's most highly awarded sporting publication, including the recipient of the prestigious Walkley Award for sport journalism. But that's not why sports fans love it. Inside Sport consistently tackles modern sporting issues and publishes awe-inspiring sports photography, every month.
Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviors inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag.
Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different, and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners called fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and other such miracles that were the heritage of the North family, Danny worried that he would never show a talent, never form an outself.
Jo narrates the story of her strong, passionate mother, Willa, whose gradual slide into dementia shifts them into a new and difficult relationship. A memorable tale of friendship and love between women.
51 Lex Records, art by Wande Coal, Prettycal, Clefmoo, Mo Hits All Stars, Anogiri, Ikechukwu, Maleke, Oba Omega, Emcee, Wizboy and Various Artists (51 Lex (PR) Records Ltd, 2010), 41 mins
Recorded on 1968. Listen to Alfred Brendel who is an Austrian pianist, poet and author, known for his performances of Mozart, Schubert, Schoenberg, and Beethoven
American Swan in Paris
by Maurice Béjart
directed by Arantxa Aguirre, 1965-; choreographed by Maurice Béjart, 1927-2007; produced by José Luis López-Liranes; performed by Kathleen Thielhelm, Béjart Ballet Lausanne (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 33 mins
by Conor McPherson
Publication Date: 2002
Conor McPherson's "debut screenplay, I Went Down, became the most successful independent film ever produced in Ireland. His latest film, Saltwater, which McPherson also directed, is centered around the troubles of an Irish-Italian family who run a chipper in a seaside town. Like his best work, Saltwater combines McPherson's gift for storytelling with writing that hints at the emotional depth behind human behavior."--In Dublin
Sons & Mothers is an intimate portrait of a group of men who meet once a week as part of the Men's Ensemble theatre troupe. Led by Alirio Zavarce, a Venezuelan born actor and theatre director, they embark on a year-long creative process to create a theatrical love letter to one of the most important women in their lives - their mother.
Best Australian Documentary, Antenna Documentary Festival, 2014
Best Arts Documentary, Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards, 2014