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!
Beneath Hill 60 is an Australian War Movie set underneath the trenches of World War I. This never-before told Australian story is set in 1916 - where Queensland miner Oliver Woodward, under-trained and having never faced hostile fire before, finds himself on the Western Front, the bloodiest battlefield in history.
Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, Margin Call is a thriller entangling the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.
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.
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.
When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone...
The guide's-eye view of living in the bush, confronting the world's fiercest terrain of wild animals and, most challenging of all, managing herds of gaping tourists. People often ask safari guides about the experience that frightened them the most. In this story Peter Allison tells of the time he became aware of unseen danger, and knew that somewhere within meters of him was a hunting lioness.
Gregor Jack has it all: young, wealthy, and charming, he's a highly respected member of Parliament, with a beautiful wife--and a closet bursting with skeletons. When he's caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh brothel, his house of cards begins to topple.
After examining the nature of science and pseudoscience and their relation to cryptozoology, Loxton and Prothero take on Bigfoot; the Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, and its cross-cultural incarnations; the Loch Ness monster and its highly publicized sightings; the evolution of the Great Sea Serpent; and Mokele Mbembe, or the Congo dinosaur.
Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school.
One day Tsukuru Tazaki’s friends announced that they didn’t want to see him, or talk to him, ever again. Since that day Tsukuru has been floating through life, unable to form intimate connections with anyone. But then he meets Sara, who tells him that the time has come to find out what happened all those years ago.
MENUHIN CENTURY (THE) Live Performances and Festival Recordings
Publication Date: 22 January 2016
Menuhin plays: Bach, Johann Sebastian; Bartók, Béla; Brahms, Johannes; Britten, Benjamin; Corelli, Arcangelo; Hindemith, Paul; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Paganini.
"His sound is one of the primary components of the “Menuhin magic”, a sound which stands out among all others, instantly identifiable, penetrating, heart-rending, the very expression of the violinist’s voice. From where does this resplendent yet genuinely heartbreaking sound originate, if not from the depths of the soul of a man possessed who carries the sorrows of the world in his heart" (from booklet)
May Gibbs' famous children's classic The Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie is also a popular children's ballet performed by the Dancers Company of the Australian Ballet School with guest artists from the Australian Ballet.
This program includes a brief background of May Gibbs before entering into the magic realm of her characters - Snugglepot, Cuddlepie, Snake, Kookaburra and Ragged Blossom. The delightful ballet brings to life the enchanting world of May Gibbs and her charming bush creatures for viewers of all ages.
Ballets Russes is a merger of Russian, American, European and Latin American dancers, choreographers, composers and designers that transformed the face of ballet for generations to come. Ballets Russes is a tribute to those remarkable dancers and the revolutionary companies that launched their careers, but more than that Ballets Russes takes on a journey through the lives of characters whose innovation changed our social histories.