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    Take a virtual front row seat with Sydney Opera House’s free to sign-up streaming platform. Stream offers access to free and paid full length performances from the Opera House stages, highlights from the multi-genre archive, presentations by local and international performing arts companies, and ...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Schubert’s Quintet

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    Available to purchase until 31 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 14 days for date of purchase.

    Schubert’s career was marked by admiration for Beethoven and his desire to match the heights achieved by his hero. In his “perfect” Quintet, possibly the best longform piece of chamber ...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Tabula Rasa

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    Available to purchase until 31 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 14 days for date of purchase.

    Directed by Matisse Ruby and filmed at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion, this spectacular concert film features Artistic Director Richard Tognetti leading the ACO through performances of Arvo ...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Tchaikovsky's Serenade

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    Available to purchase until 31 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 14 days for date of purchase.

    Majestic and nation-defying music is no small feat, demanding spirit, nationalism and honour. However, music coming from one’s core can ask something special too. Maybe at times...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Love & Transfiguration

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    Available to purchase until 31 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 14 days for date of purchase.

    How do light and joy come from what feels like our darkest moments? Maybe it is that love can transform, as this concert film does, from sombre hues and shadows to the warmth and radian...

  • Matthew Bourne's Romeo & Juliet

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    Available to rent until 9 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 30 days for date of rental.

    Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet is a passionate and contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic story of love and conflict. The tale is set in ‘The Verona Institute’ in the not-too-dista...

  • Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

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    Available to rent until 16 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 30 days for date of rental.

    Filmed at Sadler’s Wells in 2019, Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes is a triumphant adaptation of the legendary 1948 feature film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

    The double Olivier Awa...

  • Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

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    Available to rent until 23 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 30 days for date of rental.

    Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man is one of modern dance’s most thrilling and entertaining shows, and a signature production for New Adventures. First seen in 2000, it has proved to be a smash-hit ...

  • Matthew Bourne's Cinderella

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    Available to purchase until 30 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 30 days for date of purchase.

    Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story told in dance. A reinterpretation of the classic fairy tale, it features heart-stopping choreography and vivid, truth...

  • Firestarter - The Story of Bangarra Dance Theatre

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    Firestarter marks Bangarra Dance Theatre’s 30th anniversary. Taking us through Bangarra’s birth and spectacular growth, the film recognises Bangarra’s founders and tells the story of how three young Aboriginal brothers — Stephen, David and Russell Page — turned the newly born dance group into a F...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Festival Collection

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    Rent the ANTIDOTE 2021 Festival Collection and watch all ten talks from this year's festival. Available to watch for 30 days.

    Antidote is back (online) for its fifth year; a festival of ideas, action and change. Watch inspiring conversations and creative solutions as thinkers, artists and change...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021:“No Lebs”Anti-Arab racism since 9/11

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    Standing against Islamophobia in Australia

    Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Randa Abdel-Fattah & Ghassan Hage. Moderated by Sara Saleh

    Presented at ANTIDOTE 2021
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    The 2001 September 11 terrorist attacks on New York City gave rise to bigotry, hate spe...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: End of Empire | Afua Hirsch

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    When will we outgrow the mother country?
    With Afua Hirsch moderated by Daniel Browning

    Presented at ANTIDOTE 2021
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    It's been more than 200 years since the British laid claim to our country and called it Australia, but the legacy of colonialis...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Sound and Silence: Deaf Stories

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    Deafness is a culture, not a liability
    With Fiona Murphy, Jackie Leach Scully & Alex Jones

    Presented at ANTIDOTE 2021
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    One in six Australians have some hearing loss, and our Auslan-speaking community numbers at more than 30,000. Deaf culture ...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: The Moral High Ground

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    The good, the bad, and the halls of power
    With Jacqueline Maley, Julia Baird & Osman Faruqi moderated by Edwina Throsby

    Presented at ANTIDOTE 2021
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    Morally bankrupt, moral challenges, a moral vacuum - commentary on politics often circles arou...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: The Myth of the Fair Go

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    Privilege and disadvantage: confronting systemic injustice
    With Bri Lee, Sheila Ngoc Pham & Rick Morton, moderated by Laura Murphy-Oates

    Presented at ANTIDOTE 2021
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    Racism, family trauma, poverty - social disadvantage comes in many different ...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Soul Searching in a Post-Truth Age

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    What does it mean to be a believer?

    Amal Awad & Sarah Krasnostein in conversation, moderated by Fenella Kernebone

    Presented at ANTIDOTE 2021
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    In times of uncertainty, we humans look for answers, and today's seekers have a well-stocked spirit...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Racing to the End of the World

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    Finding environmental solutions at the brink of extinction.
    With Elizabeth Kolbert moderated by Paddy Manning

    Presented at ANTIDOTE 2021
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    Acclaimed environmental writer Elizabeth Kolbert's latest book investigates science's cutting-edge fight aga...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Alternative Futures

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    It doesn't have to be this way.

    With Yanis Varoufakis moderated by Scott Ludlam.
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 4pm AEST
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    So many facets of our current financial system are unsound - it's time to imagine something new. Yanis Varoufakis...

  • Liane Moriarty | Apples Never Fall

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    Australian author, Liane Moriarty discusses her long-awaited book Apples Never Fall, in conversation with Annabel Crabb.

    Apples Never Fall is a deep dive into tranquil suburbia, following a pair of retired tennis coaches, Joy and Stan Delaney, their children and Joy's mysterious disappearance. ...

  • Bigger & Blacker: Steven Oliver's Life in Cabaret

    3 videos  |   Rent $7.40

    Recorded Live at Sydney Opera House

    Bigger & Blacker is a comedy cabaret guaranteed to get you laughing, thinking and shimmying in your chair. Oliver’s ability to entertain while bearing his soul is the mark of a true cabaret artist. In this candid nod and a no-holds-barred ode to his personal j...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: End of Empire | Afua Hirsch

    2 videos  |   Buy $11.24

    When will we outgrow the mother country?
    With Afua Hirsch moderated by Daniel Browning

    Presented at ANTIDOTE 2021
    Rental $15, available to watch for 30 days.

    It's been more than 200 years since the British laid claim to our country and called it Australia, but the legacy of colonialis...

  • ACO StudioCasts Collection

    9 videos  |   Rent $18.99

    Available to purchase until 31 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 30 days for date of purchase.

    Six concert films from the 2021 ACO StudioCasts series collected at the special rental price of $29.99, available to watch for 30 days. Beautifully shot, incredibly cinematic and with h...

  • Infusion, No Movement, No Sound

    4 videos  |   Rent $5.99

    Celebrating African, Indian and Australian rhythms with a global collective of contemporary and traditional dance and music.

    Infusion No Movement No Sound weaves together a tapestry of African cultures into a vibrant demonstration of contemporary dance and music from global artists, Jamestown Co...

  • Sunnyboys | Live + Documentary

    3 videos  |   Rent $15.99

    Experience the rush of Australia’s legendary post-punk power pop quartet Sunnyboys, as the original lineup returned for one night only to celebrate their fortieth anniversary at the Opera House. Rental bundle includes 'The Sunnyboy' documentary, which follows the journey of lead singer Jeremy...

  • The Sunnyboy | Documentary

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    Follow the journey of Jeremy Oxley, enigmatic lead singer of the 80′s band the Sunnyboys as he emerges from a 30-year battle with schizophrenia. An inspiring story of hope and survival.

  • Erth's Prehistoric World

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    Come closer than you dare to predators! Experience the creatures of your imagination coming to life on stage in this enthralling new show!

    Travel to the bottom of the ocean to discover ancient bio-luminescent creatures and marine reptiles, then back to dry land to witness some of the most amazin...

  • Teeny Tiny Stevies In Big Spaces

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    Join much-loved children’s band the Teeny Tiny Stevies as they perform I Ate a Rainbow, Boy or Girl Colour and Boss of My Own Body, plus a selection of favourite songs from their brand new album.

    Featuring irresistible melodies and helpful tips for navigating life’s li...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Rapture and Revolution

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    Available to purchase until 31 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 14 days for date of purchase.

    Beauty can be revolutionary too, as this debut release in the inaugural season of concert films, ACO StudioCasts, will prove.

    Filmed in the grand and expansive Centennial Hall at Sydn...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Bach and the Beyond

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    Available to purchase until 31 December 2021.
    Content is available to watch for 14 days for date of purchase.

    At a time when we are all grappling with finding trust in this new world and hope for the future, it is astonishing how relevant Bach remains. This evocative and impassioned concert fil...

  • All About Women 2021: Festival Collection

    14 videos  |   Rent $46

    Rent the All About Women Festival Collection and watch all the talks from the 2021 festival.

    All About Women 2021 features a stellar line-up of incredible international and Australian thinkers interrogating a range of topics impacting the lives of women, exploring themes of identity, hist...

  • All About Women 2021: Caitlin Moran

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    A feminist handbook for middle age.
    With Caitlin Moran.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Ten years since Caitlin Moran's blockbuster memoir How To Be A Woman, she's juggling ageing parents, teenage daughters, and a bigger bum. How is one of our best-loved feminists finding he...

  • All About Women 2021: How Smart is AI?

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    The hidden problems of Artificial Intelligence.
    With Kate Crawford.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Artificial Intelligence systems are trained to represent, interpret and codify human beings. But does the process of classification itself carry implicit bias? And in a data-d...

  • All About Women 2021: Isabel Allende

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    A personal journey with one of our greatest writers.
    With Isabel Allende.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Join Isabel Allende, prolific writer and lifelong feminist, as she maps the movement across continents, cultures, and centuries. What incredible things have we achieved,...

  • All About Women 2021: Sex Work & Feminism

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    Beyond the binary of exploited or empowered.
    With Tilly Lawless, Jules Kim & Chantell Martin.
    Presented at All About Women 2021

    Sex workers are tired of being spoken for. You're invited to listen to these voices from the sex worker community and consider why feminism needs to develop a...

  • All About Women 2021: White Feminism

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    How does consumerist liberal feminism leave women behind?
    With Koa Beck.
    Presented at All About Women 2021

    White feminism is an ideology that seeks individual power over community wellbeing. Join author Koa Beck for a look at the racism embedded in much of the movement's history, and l...

  • All About Women 2021: Life - A Survival Guide

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    Radical tips for finding peace among global upheaval
    With Mary Hoang & Christine Jackman.
    Presented at All About Women

    Life is messy - especially during a pandemic. How do we survive? Our expert panellists are here to help us build a toolbox for mental wellbeing and a stronger, calmer ...

  • All About Women 2021: Men Who Hate Women

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    Incels. Pick-up-artists. MRAs. The misogynists are joining forces.
    With Laura Bates.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021, 10:30am AEST

    Online trolls aren't just playing around. When the Everyday Sexism founder, Laura Bates, became their target, she went deep into investigating t...