"He wasn't just a drifter, a farmworker that nobody cared about. He was Mannetjies, my brother and the way he was killed just wasn't right," his sister told News24, shortly after a Lutzville farmer was convicted of using a spade to beat him to death.
Examines the life of groundbreaking New Zealand researcher and lightning rod for controversy, Allan Wilson, who revolutionised the ideas behind evolution.
Explore the intriguing world of Conan Doyle and the truth behind his decision to kill off the character that had dominated his life.
Until 2006, Turkmenistan was run by a crazy dictator whose megalomania spawned a personality cult to rival that of Chairman Mao. This is the story of an unlikely desert republic with a grim reputation and a quite astonishing leader.
Broadmoor houses 400 of the most difficult, disturbed and dangerous people in Britain. This film offers a unique insight into how a civilised society treats those who are both bad and mad.
In an exciting blend of science and natural history filmmaking, Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks draws audiences into the world of one of the ocean's largest and least understood creatures.
Set in the Golden Age of Aviation, Andrew Lancaster follows the life and times of his great uncle, Captain Bill Lancaster.
This short film tells the story of four men who spent years of their lives on Death Row for crimes they did not commit, later being exonerated and freed. Ron, Shujaa, Greg and Albert promised that they would work to put an end to the death penalty.
Based around the 2003 World Solar Challenge, Running on Sunshine is the story of an epic journey of 3,000 kilometres across the Australian desert. The documentary reveals the link between the famous event and the development of motor technology.
Follow the epic 3,000 km journey by 40 solar powered cars from 11 nations across the Australian continent. Based around the 1999 World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide, the documentary follows the fortunes of three solar powered cars.
Behind every homeless person is a story. How did they end up living on the streets? How do they survive and what are their expectations for the future?
How has the extremist group Boko Haram, which began as a small Islamic sect, managed to make Nigeria, the richest country in Africa, and all its neighbours, tremble with fear? Who are they and how did they become so powerful?
Food manufacturers in Europe have signed up to 'responsibility pledges', promising no added sugar, preservatives, artificial colours or flavours and not to target children. So why are they using tactics banned in the West in the developing world?
Six-year-old David is part of the new trans generation of people assigned the wrong sex at birth who chose to make the transition very early. This moving film explores the transitioning through first-hand stories told by four young people.
A captivating step back in time, Pozieres explores the small village in Northern France which, during the Great War in 1916, was the setting of one of the bloodiest battles in history, and a twentieth century tragedy for Australia.
Blue and white at 1,000 frames a second... this feel-good documentary captures the emotion and adrenaline of the real-time two seconds in the air that extreme ski and snowboard athletes seek.
In 2004, Richard Moir underwent an operation for Parkinson's Disease. Called Deep Brain Stimulation, electrodes are placed in the brain that 'zap' bad signals. This film gives an insight into the daily life of a patient with Parkinson's.
With a blend of 'reality Mad Max' and the seamy underbelly of suburbia, Hoon Capital is a definitive study of Hoons in Australia. Featuring Bathurst Veterans, Butchers and Boganologists, it changes the way we look at doughies and fluffy dice forever.
With recent attention on global warming, there's been a big focus on the problem, but what about the solutions? The Future Makers tells the story of key Australians leading the way on the world stage in renewable energy.
During the dark era of Argentine dictatorship, the ruling military imprisoned pregnant women, and stole their babies. 35 years later, a symbolic trial begins in Buenos Aires, the result of a relentless struggle by campaigners.
This program takes a 'no holds barred' look at the lives of the disabled. It covers new ground as the sex lives of disabled people has rarely been explored by the media, giving an informative, revealing and often controversial insight.
Plunge into the aquamarine waters of Shark Bay, WA. It's home to a diverse population of sea life, including tourist-friendly dolphins and of course, sharks. Since 1997, marine biologists have caught and tagged almost 400 tiger sharks in the bay.
A rowing eight from Murray Bridge, South Australia, overcome prejudice, age, injury and poverty to represent Australia at the 1924 Paris Olympics.
Andrew Chan wrote this letter in the hope that it reaches high school students and that his story will make them think more about their lives and the decision they make.
Forty years after legendary filmmaker John Heyer captured a uniquely Aussie adventure, we revisit the dusty outback once more as dedicated postman Tom Kruse returns to the Birdsville Track to relive his past and comment on the future of Australia.