• (L–R) 'World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys', 'The Vietnam War', 'Great British Railway Journeys' and 'Sex in the World's Cities' (SBS)Source: SBS
When you think of SBS what comes to mind? War documentaries, taking a journey on trains around the world, sexy films and late-night docos. You can stream classic SBS anytime at SBS On Demand.
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SBS Guide

21 May 2021 - 1:43 PM  UPDATED 21 May 2021 - 1:43 PM

Let's begin with our more daytime family friendly content with some trains and travel.

World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys

This series tells the stories of epic train journeys through stunning landscapes all around the world, and meets the characters who travel, work and live near them. Beginning in South Africa we then travel to Mexico, Finland, Scotland, France and New Zealand.

World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys season 2 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Great British Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo travels along the railway networks of Great Britain and Ireland, referring to a Victorian guidebook written by George Bradshaw as he describes how the destinations have changed.

Great British Railway Journeys season 10 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Portillo's Greatest Railway Journeys

If you want more trains and more colourful suits then don't miss this series where Michael Portillo explores how politics, both domestic and international, have shaped the railways.

Portillo's Greatest Railway Journeys season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

World's Greatest Bridges

It's not a train, but trains do travel across them. Rob Bell is on a global adventure to discover how and why the world's most iconic bridges were built. From America to the UK, France, to right here in Australia, these bridges don't just link people, but define the very places where they stand.

World's Greatest Bridges season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand until 19 June 2021.

 

As we head into prime time it's all about war documentaries.

Nazi Megastructures

This documentary series uncovers the hidden remains of Hitler's most ambitious inventions, telling the stories of the engineering geniuses that designed them to fulfil Hitler's megalomaniacal demands, and revealing how these structures sparked a technological revolution that changed warfare forever.

Nazi Megastructures season 4 is now streaming at SBS On Demand, episode 1 is streaming until 29 May 2021.

 

The Vietnam War

In an immersive 360-degree narrative, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. The Vietnam War features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both sides. Six years in the making, the series brings the war and the chaotic epoch it encompassed viscerally to life. 

The Vietnam War is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Hunting Nazi Treasure

Hitler dreamed of amassing the world's greatest art collection and his dream became Europe's nightmare. In this series investigators work to hunt down the hundreds of thousands of objects and pieces of artwork stolen by the Nazis at the end of World War II.

Hunting Nazi Treasure is streaming at SBS On Demand until 7 June 2021.

 

True Evil: The Making of a Nazi

This ground-breaking series examines the lives of the leading Nazis, in an effort to answer the question, why did it happen? It explores and tries to understand the incredible transformation of educated men into Nazi criminals, by charting the lives of six people who over the course of 20 years descend into moral oblivion.

True Evil: The Making of a Nazi is streaming at SBS On Demand until 28 June 2021.

 

Let's hope the kids have well and truly gone to bed as we enter late-night programming.

Swingers

Through unprecedented access to one of the country's most exclusive Swingers clubs, this no-holds-barred documentary explores the hidden world of Britain's secretive swinging scene.

Swingers is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Sex in the World's Cities

Setting out to discover sexuality in the world's 14 major megacities, this sensual and libertine collection provides an entertaining and fascinating journey into sexual practices the world over.

Sex in the World's Cities is streaming at SBS On Demand until 6 June 2021.

 

Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies

This is a definitive documentary on the history of nudity in the movies, beginning with the silent movie era through present day. It examines the changes in morality that led to nudity appearing in films while emphasising the political, sociological and artistic changes that shaped this rich history.

Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Room in Rome

We're not telling any tales out of school to reveal that this is one of our most popular movies at SBS On Demand. It's a movie that is all about telling tales, erotic tales. In a hotel room in, well, you get the picture. A one-night stand evolves as two women reveal their most intimate experiences in a very memorable encounter over twelve hours, through the night and into the early morning. 

Room in Rome is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

There are also more late-night movies streaming in the 'Get A Room' Collection at SBS On Demand.

 

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