TV Film Information: 12 – 18 July

Movies Review


FOR SBS WORLD MOVIES (DIGITAL CHANNEL 32) HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:

  • Closed Captions (CC) accessible for Vote Sure For AboriginesThe Godfather Half II and Inside Man
  • Audio Description (AD) accessible for The Godfather Half II, Inside Man, Sunny and the Darkish Horse and The Fringe Dwellers

 

MONDAY 12 JULY

Marn Grook
11:00am, NITV

PG
Australia, 1996
Style: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Steven McGregor
What’s it about?
Explores the historical past, achievements and struggles of Aboriginal sportsmen concerned in our Nationwide recreation, ‘Aussie Guidelines’.

Vote Sure for Aborigines
2:00pm, NITV

G, CC
Australia, 2007
Style: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Frances Peters-Little
What’s it about?
On Nationwide Sorry Day, this program seems to be again on the 1967 referendum, which resulted within the elimination of two sections of the structure which discriminated towards Aboriginal folks. Within the referendum, over 90% of voters agreed that Aboriginal folks be counted within the census and that the Commonwealth authorities take cost of Aboriginal affairs, successfully acknowledging Aboriginal folks as residents inside their very own nation.

 

TUESDAY 13 JULY

Jordan Rides the Bus
8:30pm, NITV (repeats Wednesday 14 July, 1:00pm)

PG
USA, 2010
Style: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Ron Shelton
Starring: Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Steve Kerr, Jerry Reinsdorf
What’s it about?
After main the Dream Staff to Olympic Gold and taking the Chicago Bulls to their third consecutive NBA championship, Michael Jordan walked away from the sport of basketball. Director Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, White Males Cannot Leap) shares this surprisingly touching story in regards to the motivations that drove the world’s most well-known athlete to play a brand new sport within the relative obscurity of Birmingham, Alabama.

Celtics/Lakers: Better of Enemies
9:40pm, NITV

M
USA 2017
Style: Documentary
Language: Englisgh
Director: Jim Podhoretz
That includes: Donnie Wahlberg, Ice Dice, Magic Johnson, Larry Chook, Pat Riley, David Stern
What’s it about?
There are rivalries, after which there may be the Celtics vs. the Lakers: this documentary will get to the center of the best tug-of-war in NBA historical past, focusing primarily on the Eighties period of Larry Chook and Magic Johnson but in addition analyzing your entire historical past of the NBA via the rivalry.

 

WEDNESDAY 14 JULY

Homeland Story
11:00am, NITV

PG
Australia, 2019
Style: Documentary
Language: English, Yolngu Matha
Director: Glenda Hambly
What’s it about?
An intimate portrait of Donydji (pronounced doy-n-ji), a small Aboriginal group in North East Arnhem Land, about 800 kms east of Darwin, within the far north of Australia. The movie charts the Donydji group’s transition from conventional life to the digital age, from the Nineteen Sixties to the current day.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

The Godfather: Half II
9:30pm, SBS VICELAND

MA15+, AD, CC
USA, 1974
Style: Drama, Crime
Language: English, Italian
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Talia Shire
What’s it about?
Within the persevering with saga of the Corleone crime household, a younger Vito Corleone (De Niro) grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. Within the Nineteen Fifties, Michael Corleone (Pacino) makes an attempt to broaden the household enterprise into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.

NOTE: No catch-up at SBS On Demand

 

THURSDAY 15 JULY

Inside Man
8:30pm, NITV

MA15+, AD, CC
USA, 2006
Style: Crime, Thriller
Language: English, Albanian
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Willem Dafoe
What’s it about?
When an armed, masked gang enter a Manhattan financial institution, lock the doorways and take hostages, the detective (Washington) assigned to impact their launch enters negotiations preoccupied with corruption costs he’s going through. A nail-biting heist thriller from legendary director Spike Lee (Do The Proper Factor, BlackKklansman).

NOTE: No catch-up at SBS On Demand

My Life As I Stay It
10:55pm, NITV

G
Australia, 1993
Style: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Essie Coffey
What’s it about?
Following 1978’s landmark My Survival As An Aboriginal, Essie Coffey returns to her residence in Dodge Metropolis the place she and the A-Staff are operating within the shire elections. Inter-cutting between 1993 and 1978, the movie presents the fascinating contrasts of a society in transition.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary
12:30am, SBS VICELAND

M
USA, 2016
Style: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Graham Elwood
Starring: Aisha Tyler, Steve Agee, Joe Rogan, Nick Kroll, Chris Hardwick, Paul F. Tompkins
What’s it about?
Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini (The Comedy Movie Nerds Podcast) needed to seek out out why podcasters had such a deep private reference to their viewers. They went all around the nation, after which even to Australia and Japan, to interview followers and podcasters. From coping with psychological sickness to battling most cancers, the tales they heard had been as stunning as they had been inspirational. 

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

  

FRIDAY 16 JULY

Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll
11:45am, NITV

PG
USA, 1987
Style: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Taylor Hackford
That includes: Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Ingrid Berry, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Bo Diddley
What’s it about?
For Chuck Berry’s sixtieth, Keith Richards assembled a pickup band of Robert Cray, Joey Spampinato, Eric Clapton, himself, and long-time Berry pianist Johnnie Johnson. Joined on stage by Etta James, Linda Ronstadt, and Julian Lennon, Berry performs his traditional rock songs. His skills as a composer, lyricist, singer, musician, and entertainer are on show and, in behind-the-scenes interviews, are mentioned by Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bruce Springsteen, the Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison, and others.

NOTE: No catch-up at SBS On Demand

Gundala
7:30pm, NITV

M
Indonesia, 2019
Style: Motion, Crime, Drama
Language: English, Indonesian
Director: Joko Anwar
Starring: Abimana Aryasatya, Tara Basro, Bront Palarae, Ario Bayu
What’s it about?
Sancaka (Aryasatya) has lived on the streets since his mother and father left him. Dwelling a tough life, Sancaka survives by eager about his personal security. When the situation of the town will get worse and injustice rages all through the nation, Sancaka should resolve whether or not he continues to dwell to take care of himself or rise to turn into their oppressed hero.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

 

SATURDAY 17 JULY

Sunny and the Darkish Horse
10:00am, NITV

PG, AD
Australia, 1987
Style: Documentary
Language: English
Director: David MacDougall, Judith MacDougall
What’s it about?
The story of an Aboriginal stockman, Sunny Bancroft, and his household at Collum Collum and their rising enthusiasm for “picnic races” on bush tracks in New South Wales. The movie follows Sunny and his spouse Liz, of their seek for a successful horse to triumph on the native picnic racing circuit – however issues do not at all times go their means.

The Fringe Dwellers
9:30pm, NITV (repeats Friday 21 Could, 12:15pm)

M, AD
Australia, 1986
Style: Drama
Language: English
Director: Bruce Beresford
Starring: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza
What’s it about?
Bruce Beresford’s (Driving Miss Daisy, Breaker Morant) critically-acclaimed adaptation of the Nene Gare novel tells the story of an Aboriginal household’s makes an attempt to forge a brand new life for themselves inside the segregated society. On the urging of headstrong teenager Trilby, the Comeaways relocate from their household camp, to a home in the principle city.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

High 5
12:05am, SBS VICELAND

MA15+
USA, 2014
Style: Drama, Comedy
Language: English
Director: Chris Rock
Starring: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Whoopi Goldberg, Tracy Morgan
What’s it about?
Former comedy legend Andre Allen (Rock) returns to New York to advertise his newest movie on the eve of his marriage ceremony to a self-absorbed actuality TV star (Union). Whereas wandering the town with a mysterious and charming journalist (Dawson), Allen is compelled to confront his previous and the folks he left behind. 

NOTE: No catch-up at SBS On Demand



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