FOXTEL releases Commemorative Collection of Documentaries ahead of ANZAC DAY
Foxtel is streaming a specially curated Anzac Day Commemorative Collection, featuring factual specials that highlight Australia and New Zealand’s national day of remembrance, which commemorates the contribution of those who have served for their country.
Immerse in Australia and New Zealand’s rich history surrounding Anzac Day with documentaries including The Memorial: Beyond the Anzac Legend, Deadline Gallipoli: The Full Storyand The ANZAC Spirit which delve into the spirit, courage, bravery and personal stories behind the battles.
The Anzac Day Commemorative Collection also includes specials and series Beyond Kokoda, Mateship - Australia & USA: A Century Together, The Battle of Long Tan and Changed Forever: The Making of Australia which highlight the events that have made Australia the country it is today.
The Anzac Day Commemorative Collection is available to stream on Foxtel, Foxtel GO and Foxtel Now from 22 – 28 April, with titles also available to watch on Foxtel’s HISTORY channel including the following:
The Memorial: Beyond the ANZAC Legend
Neil Oliver goes behind the scenes at the Australian War Memorial as its dedicated staff prepare for the commemoration of Remembrance Day.
Deadline Gallipoli: The Full Story
Presented by Sam Worthington, this is an exhilarating documentary which follows the making of the landmark drama about four journalists who fought the upper echelons of the military to get the truth out about Gallipoli
Mateship - Australia & USA: A Century Together
This landmark special explores the special relationship between Australia and the US. Hosted by acclaimed journalist Mike Munro, we explore our long friendship, forged in batt, ideas, art, people and trade.
The ANZAC Spirit
Through the resources of the Australian War Memorial - photographs, documents, objects - Neil Pigot tells six stories of the ANZACs.
War Above the Trenches
Examine the opening chapters of aerial warfare, as Britain and France confront Germany in a contest that will be determined by a combination of individual bravery and advances in the mechanics of conflict.
Why did two vast armies dig in, extending lines of trenches from the Channel ports almost to the Alps? This is the battlefield that the ANZAC's, withdrawn from Gallipoli, entered at the beginning of 1916.
The Kokoda Campaign was one of the most brutal conflicts in Australian war history, a powerful victory that directly saved Australia from Japanese occupation. Hear the harrowing personal stories of both the Australian and Japanese soldiers.
The Great War
This series explores how WWI changed America and the world, telling the rich and complex story of the conflict through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and US soldiers known as 'dough boys'.
Changed Forever: The Making of Australia
It is 1914 and the world is at peace. We meet some of the people whose lives we will follow through the terrible four years of war that are about to change Australian society.
Western Front: Last Survivors Tell All
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the battle of Fromelles with the last ten surviving WWI veterans as they reveal how 2000 young Australians were killed in their first Western Front battle
The Heroes of The Somme
This fascinating documentary uses original archive footage from the Western Front to uncover the stories of seven of the men whose remarkable bravery in 1916 won them the Victoria Cross, Britain's most prized military medal.
The Battle of Long Tan
This exclusive documentary honours the true story behind the heroic deeds of a group of young Australian and NZ soldiers in one of the most pivotal, dramatic and shocking engagements of the Vietnam War.
Palestine: Light Horsemen Tell All
This landmark centennial tribute marks the 100th anniversary of the WWI Battle of Beersheba - one of history's last successful cavalry charges, mounted by the Australian Light Horsemen.