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!
On April 26th, 1986, reactor four at Chernobyl nuclear power station explodes, sending an enormous radioactive cloud over Northern Ukraine and neighbouring Belarus. The danger is kept a secret from the rest of the world and the nearby population who go about their business as usual.
From acclaimed Australian film director Bruce Beresford comes the true story of a small boy's extraordinary journey from poverty to international stardom. Mao's Last Dancer captures the intoxicating effects of first love and celebrity, the pain of exile, and ultimately the triumph of individual endeavour over ideology.
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.
The extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried deep under a lifetime of secrets.
Anna Karenina is a ballet choreographed by Boris Eifman, based on the novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. The première took place in Saint Petersburg on Saturday, 2 April 2005. The music is by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ella Havelka is the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet. Ella as she finds her own unique form of expression through dance, choreographing her own work. Using a blend of Bangarra's contemporary Indigenous styles and traditional western ballet, Ella finally expresses herself in her own distinctive way.
ELLA was directed by Douglas Watkin, an exciting Indigenous filmmaker from Queensland.