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Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

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    • Documentary

Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.

    Love, obsession and fanyuism in figure skating

    Love, obsession and fanyuism in figure skating

    To his cult-like following of fans Yuzuru Hanyu is the “god of figure skating”, and no price is too high or distance too great to watch him skate.

    • 28 min
    Banaba: The island Australia ate

    Banaba: The island Australia ate

    100 years ago the Banaban people had no idea they were living on the richest natural resource in the Pacific- one the world was desperate to get its hands on. The first they heard of it was when a mysterious visitor arrived, wanting signatures. That was the beginning of the end of their time on their island home, and the start of a superbly rich period in Australia’s history.

    • 28 min
    Burn

    Burn

    Indigenous Australians have been setting fire to the bush for tens of thousands of years, and today their "cool burns" are making a welcome comeback.

    • 28 min
    Singing the Stones: can industry and ancient rock art coexist on the Burrup Peninsula?

    Singing the Stones: can industry and ancient rock art coexist on the Burrup Peninsula?

    After fifty years of industrial development that’s destroyed thousands of sacred petroglyphs, the West Australian government is finally backing a push for World Heritage Listing. But it’s also considering two major new chemical plants.

    • 28 min
    Ball by bloody ball

    Ball by bloody ball

    Two blokes buy the radio rights to an international test cricket series on a credit card.

    • 28 min
    The peaceful rebels of Poso

    The peaceful rebels of Poso

    How does a community learn to live together after years of fighting each other in the most violent way possible? The remote Indonesian province of Poso is recovering from a decade-long religious conflict and in the face of hatred a brave group of women are leading the charge for peace and sovereignty.

    • 28 min

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