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.
HBO's hit series 'A Game of Thrones' is based on George R. R. Martin's internationally bestselling series 'A song of ice and fire', the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. 'A feast for crows' is the fourth volume in the series.
Helen lovingly prepares her spare room for her friend Nicola who is coming to stay. For the next three weeks, while Nicola undergoes treatment she believes will cure her advanced cancer, Helen becomes her nurse, her servant, her guardian angel and her stony judge
Recorded in 1989, Russian Gypsy is a stirring collection of songs about love and the nomadic lifestyle of the Roma. The popular “Dzehelem, Dzehelem,” “Maroz-Ai Da Nu Da Da,” and “Ai Geleh Roma” are sung in Romani; all others are in Russian. An instrumental ensemble of guitar, piano, accordion, and violin accompanies singers Zina Vishnevskaya and Georgi Parthogh in their only recording together.
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.