Living With The Enemy

February 2017


Expired 4.0 18 x
Detention Centres - This confronting series sees people live 24/7 with others whose lifestyles and beliefs directly contradict their own. Morteza is a 30-year old, former ‘boat person’ who landed on Xmas Island after fleeing Iran. He is exactly the sort of asylum seeker Jenni from Queensland says should not be allowed to stay in Australia. Living in each other’s worlds is an explosive and emotionally draining experience for both of them. However, neither Jenni nor Morte, could have predicted th...

S1 Ep1

Expired 4.5 8 x
Same Sex Marriage -This series sets out to confront prejudices and the fault lines in contemporary Australian society by asking people to live with others whose lifestyles and beliefs directly contradict their own. In this episode, Gregory and Michael are passionate gay activists and athiests who are engaged to be married. David's a conservative Anglican minister and father of three who doesn't believe gay people should be married. They’ll spend a rollercoaster ten days immersed in each other’s...

S1 Ep3

Expired 4.0 16 x
Immigration - When Abraham arrived in Australia he knew two words in English, 'yes' and 'no'. He's now the Slam Poet Champion of Victoria, and is about to have a second book published. But he still can't get a job, is subjected to daily racism, and won't travel on the train after dark. Nick is the founder of a fledgling political party who says allowing Africans like Abraham into Australia is asking for trouble. (Commissioned by SBS) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC

S1 Ep4

Expired 3.1 26 x
Islam - Almost half the Muslims in Australia live in south-western Sydney. The majority in just five suburbs centred on Bankstown. Ben was born and bred in Bankstown, he’s seen his world change as Arab Muslims have stamped their identity on his home suburb, and he doesn’t like what he sees. Ahmed and Lydia are a devout Muslim couple living in western Sydney. Ahmed is from Egypt, Lydia is a convert who grew up in a country pub. Lydia converted as a result of the September 11 attacks after enroll...

S1 Ep5

Expired 2.0 19 x
Marijuana - Michael is Australia’s public advocate #1 for smoking Marijuana. He is ambassador for life at Nimbin’s Hemp Embassy, a co-creator of Australia’s annual celebration of all things hemp, Mardi Grass, a foundation member of the Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) political party and a man who has smoked his own body weight in marijuana over the course of his lifetime. Kerryn is a former drug-user who is now a drug educator and a woman who believes marijuana is the gateway to a lifetim...

S1 Ep6

Expired 3.7 16 x
Hunting - Steve owns nearly three hundred guns. He thinks animals have a right to life and humans have the right to shoot them. The most pigs he’s ever shot in one day is 70. Felicity is a vegan and an animal liberationist. She is so committed to the cause she even lives at Animal Liberation Victoria’s headquarters. Which is where Steve spends the first half of the experiment going on a duck hunting protest and meeting animals Felicity has ‘liberated’ from battery farms. The second half of the ...