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Earshot

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Rank #129 in Documentary category

Society & Culture
Documentary
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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

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The definition of life is being different

By etherdog - Jul 20 2018
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Nature finds a way of occupying all possible niches. No one can predict what will be successful. Good on you, mates!

iTunes Ratings

12 Ratings
Average Ratings
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The definition of life is being different

By etherdog - Jul 20 2018
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Nature finds a way of occupying all possible niches. No one can predict what will be successful. Good on you, mates!
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Earshot

Latest release on Jan 25, 2020

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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

Rank #1: A Sense of Quietness

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This story reveals a line of connection through four Irish women across two referendums, to explore the unexpected consequences of talking about abortion.

May 25 2019

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Rank #2: Deported

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Two Australian musicians travelled overseas for work but they didn't make it past immigration at the airport; tales of holding cells and humiliation.

Sep 17 2018

28mins

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Rank #3: My favourite Martian

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Dianne McGrath is a Mars One astronaut candidate. She is on the short list for a one-way ticket to live and die on the red planet.

Jan 14 2019

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Rank #4: Boy on the Bike

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In 2003, journalist Andrew Gray was embedded in a US tank battalion during the Iraq invasion. In this documentary he returns to an event from that time which has haunted him for over 15 years.

Mar 23 2019

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Rank #5: Edgar, Edgar, where are you?

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After a chance encounter with a ghost from her past, Elizabeth Mora is forced to confront a decade old question: did coming to Australia break or save her family? As she reconciles her parents’ complicated love story, Elizabeth’s capacity for forgiveness is put to the test.

Jul 16 2018

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Rank #6: Rebel Roma

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Come to a Gypsy wedding but don't be shocked that the bride is 14. Perty had no choice, but months later she is learning to walk a fine line between being a feminist and honouring her Roma tribal traditions.

Sep 24 2018

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Rank #7: You should feel uncomfortable: One family's time in Outreach International

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Robert, Laura and Lee Sullivan were all once members of Outreach International, an organisation that they now believe is a cult because they felt controlled and were only allowed to have relationships with other members of the organisation. And find out why they left.

Jul 20 2019

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Rank #8: Becoming Lottie – a trans girl’s story

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When she was just four years old, Lottie told her mum she wasn’t a boy, but a transgender girl. Lottie had to fight to be accepted as a girl, and she, and her family faced significant challenges along the way.

Mar 30 2019

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Rank #9: Swings and roustabouts: the life and times of a shearer and his daughter

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Shearers and roustabouts are our modern-day swag-people. They straddle two worlds; travelling from shed to shed, doing one of the toughest physical jobs around.

Jan 07 2019

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Rank #10: The true cost of interpretation

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Life in Afghanistan is dangerous, but if you've worked as an interpreter, you're even more of a target.

Aug 06 2018

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Rank #11: Bringing up bilingual baby

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Australian families and communities who bring up their children in more than one language take on a huge challenge. Is it worth the effort?

Nov 16 2019

28mins

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Rank #12: Robert Manne's voice

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Public thinker Robert Manne's voice changed after he had surgery for throat cancer. In this candid documentary he reflects on questions of voice and identity, enduring love and friendship.

Oct 15 2018

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Rank #13: Five days in a balloon

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Hot air ballooning is more popular in Australia than ever before. But how did it start? And where is it drifting to?

Dec 14 2019

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Rank #14: Back to the multilingual future

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To imagine our multilingual future do we have to return to the past?

Dec 07 2019

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Rank #15: The last flamingo

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What can the last flamingo who lived in Australia tell us about zookeeping, taxidermy and loneliness?

Nov 12 2018

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Rank #16: Sink or swim: finding asylum in Australia

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When Mina Abdolmaleki arrived in Australia as a spiritual exile from Iran, she thought the challenges would end there. But despite now having the freedom to think and act freely, her faith is still the greatest comfort as she waits for her future to be decided.

Jul 02 2018

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Rank #17: The ghosts of Wittenoom: how asbestos changed the lives of the Pilbara's Aboriginal people

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The Aboriginal people of Western Australia’s Pilbara region have one of the highest mortality rates from mesothelioma of any group, anywhere in the world. Thrust into working at the blue asbestos mine, it’s had a devastating and disproportionate impact.

Feb 02 2019

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Rank #18: A portrait of a foster family

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Meet the Greenocks. They fostered their first child seven years ago oblivious to the joy, the grief, the chaos, the worry and the love it would bring to their home.

Dec 24 2018

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Rank #19: From St Kilda to Kings Cross

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Jump on a bus 'From St Kilda to Kings Cross' and discover the significance of the song that sparked Paul Kelly's career.

Nov 02 2019

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Rank #20: Aurukun part 2: Black, white and shades of grey

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A story of heartbreak, a journey across Australia to take an Aboriginal child, a bitter court case and, in the middle of it all, two people who loved their child.

Aug 27 2018

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Love, obsession and fanyuism in figure skating

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To his cult-like following of fans Yuzuru Hanyu is the “god of figure skating”, and no price is too high or distance too great to watch him skate.

Jan 25 2020

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Banaba: The island Australia ate

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100 years ago the Banaban people had no idea they were living on the richest natural resource in the Pacific- one the world was desperate to get its hands on. The first they heard of it was when a mysterious visitor arrived, wanting signatures. That was the beginning of the end of their time on their island home, and the start of a superbly rich period in Australia’s history.

Jan 18 2020

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Burn

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Indigenous Australians have been setting fire to the bush for tens of thousands of years, and today their "cool burns" are making a welcome comeback.

Jan 11 2020

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Singing the Stones: can industry and ancient rock art coexist on the Burrup Peninsula?

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After fifty years of industrial development that’s destroyed thousands of sacred petroglyphs, the West Australian government is finally backing a push for World Heritage Listing. But it’s also considering two major new chemical plants.

Jan 04 2020

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Ball by bloody ball

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Two blokes buy the radio rights to an international test cricket series on a credit card.

Dec 28 2019

28mins

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The peaceful rebels of Poso

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How does a community learn to live together after years of fighting each other in the most violent way possible? The remote Indonesian province of Poso is recovering from a decade-long religious conflict and in the face of hatred a brave group of women are leading the charge for peace and sovereignty.

Dec 21 2019

28mins

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Five days in a balloon

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Hot air ballooning is more popular in Australia than ever before. But how did it start? And where is it drifting to?

Dec 14 2019

28mins

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Back to the multilingual future

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To imagine our multilingual future do we have to return to the past?

Dec 07 2019

28mins

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Talking through the generations

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Migrant languages tend to disappear by the third generation. But is there a way to resist this trend towards being a 'graveyard of languages' and for us to hold onto language through the generations?

Nov 30 2019

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How language education is failing and flourishing

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The Australian education system both values and devalues languages other than English. So schools play a crucial role in contributing to a multilingual Australia — or do they?

Nov 23 2019

28mins

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Bringing up bilingual baby

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Australian families and communities who bring up their children in more than one language take on a huge challenge. Is it worth the effort?

Nov 16 2019

28mins

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Is Australia ready for the multilingual mindset?

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Australia has a monolingual mindset but a multilingual reality. What does this mean for how we go about our day-to-day lives? Masako Fukui and Sheila Ngoc Pham investigate.

Nov 09 2019

28mins

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From St Kilda to Kings Cross

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Jump on a bus 'From St Kilda to Kings Cross' and discover the significance of the song that sparked Paul Kelly's career.

Nov 02 2019

28mins

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Kangaroo cuddles - life inside a premmie baby unit

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Come inside a neo-natal intensive care unit, where the lives of premature babies hang in the balance. Four mothers remember the excitement and the agony of their babies' first few months of life.

Oct 26 2019

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The cop and the crim

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30 years ago Bill was a Policeman and Brett was a teenager heading towards a life of crime. But then Bill said something to Brett that turned his life around. This is a rare encounter between two men whose lives have been scarred by violence and anger, who want to reach out and help each other to heal.

Oct 19 2019

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Lucky Dube: how a South African musician changed the sound of desert music

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In the remote Aboriginal communities of Central Australia, a musician most of us have never heard of, was “bigger than The Beatles”.

Oct 12 2019

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The Call: inside the Christian Brothers

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For almost a century the Christian Brothers was a formidable presence in education in Australia. In recent decades the order's reputation has been deeply marred by revelations of widespread sexual abuse. Two former Christian Brothers, who entered the order as young teens, recall their lives inside their notoriously cloistered world

Oct 05 2019

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Aziz: A Stranger in Geneva

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Manus Island detainee Abdul Aziz Muhamat has been allowed to spend three weeks in Geneva in order to accept a human rights award. But he has a big decision to make. Should he stay and seek asylum or return to Manus? There's no middle ground.

Sep 28 2019

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Aziz: Flight from Manus

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After six years in detention on Manus island, Abdul Aziz Muhamat is allowed to visit Geneva for two weeks. It's a strange blip in his internment which is happening because he's on the short-list for a human rights award.

Sep 21 2019

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The last golden age of the bee people

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Australia is the last inhabited continent on earth without a little mite that could unravel our food system. Meet the city and regional beekeepers who are preparing for its inevitable arrival that will change everything for them and their bees.

Sep 14 2019

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iTunes Ratings

12 Ratings
Average Ratings
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The definition of life is being different

By etherdog - Jul 20 2018
Read more
Nature finds a way of occupying all possible niches. No one can predict what will be successful. Good on you, mates!