The story of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood is one of the most iconic and universal stories in all human history; one of the most important stories for three of the world's great religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Now, an astonishing recovery is challenging everything thought known about this Biblical legend. Dr Irving Finkel, armed with a 4000-year-old tablet, teams up with a group of maritime archaeologists and attempts to build the vessel that inspired the Biblical Ark.
Bulldozing Tibet's Past? - Is Beijing trying to consign Tibet’s ancient culture to history? Traditional houses are being replaced by modern, cheaper buildings in an effort to ‘modernise’ these earthquake-prone areas. Dateline finds Tibetans in fear of losing their architectural and cultural identity.
85 million people were employed as population police to enforce China’s one-child policy. Now it’s finally been abolished, what will become of these despised family planners and the imbalanced population they created?
British Muslims say they feel increasingly under threat in their own country, after a spike in racism following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. Dateline examines the rising tide of hate crime - online and on the streets.“Vile pigs”, “desert cockroaches”, “get back to Africa”… This is the kind of abusive language some people in Britain are increasingly facing, both in person and online.
Hetti Perkins presents art + soul, a powerful and emotionally engaging television series about contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, and the artists who create it. An Eastern Arrernte and Kalkadoon desert woman, Hetti is senior curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, daughter of political activist Charles Perkins and sister of filmmaker Rachel Perkins (First Australians, Bran Nue Dae).