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TV Movie Guide February 14 – 20 | MovieNews

THIS WEEK’S SBS WORLD MOVIES HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Audio Description (AD) available for Dust & Bones, american gangster, Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds, Harry Brown, I’m Not A Runner and Resurrecting the Champ
  • Closed Captions (CC) available for american gangster, Sing About This Country, Harry Brown, I’m Not a Runner, Lost Cities Of The Trojans and Diana: The Interview that Shook the World

MONDAY 14 FEBRUARY

The Fifth Region
11:05 a.m., NITV

GP
Canadian, 2018
Genre: Español
language: Español
Director: Aeyliya Husain, Gabriel Nuraki Koperqualuk
Starring: Joshua Stribbell, Nancy Saunders
What’s it about?
This short narrative feature tells the story of Joshua (Stribbel) and Nancy (Saunders), two young urban Inuit who are carving out a place for themselves in southern Canada.

Dust & Bones
12:30 p.m., NITV

PG, AD
Canadian, 2021
Genre: Documentary
language: Español
Director: Leslie D Bland
What’s it about?
Examines legal issues, political controversies surrounding the preservation and rededication of First Nations artifacts, burial sites and remains as told by archaeological consultant, Harold Joe.

TUESDAY 15 FEBRUARY

A Time to Swim
12:00 p.m., NITV

GP
Canada, 2017
Genre: Documentary
language: Español
Director: Ashley Duong
What’s it about?
In the suburbs of Montreal, Mutang Urud is a family man. But in Malaysia, he was a voice of resistance for the indigenous peoples of Sarawak. A Time to Swim follows Mutang as he returns home for the first time since his exile in 1992 and finds the remote forest village not as he remembers it.

WEDNESDAY 16 FEBRUARY

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis
12:00pm, SBS VICELAND

M
USA, 2018
Genre: Documentary, History
language: Español
Director: John Maggio
What’s it about?
This documentary looks at the factors that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the efforts made by then Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Timothy Geithner, and Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke to save the United States from an economic collapse.

american gangster
9:35 p.m., SBS VICELAND

MA15+, AD, CC
USA, 2007
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
language: Español
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Ted Levine, Josh Brolin, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ruby Dee
What’s it about?
In 1970s America, detective Richie Roberts (Crowe) sets out to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas (Washington), a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drugs into the country in the coffins of soldiers from the Vietnam War. Nominated for two Academy Awards (including Ruby Dee for Best Supporting Actress) and directed by Ridley Scott (bladerunner, Gladiator).

NOTE: No Catch-up at SBS On Demand

THURSDAY 17 FEBRUARY

A World in Disarray
12:00pm, SBS VICELAND

M
USA, 2017
Genre: Documentary
language: Español
What’s it about?
Interviews with political figures like Condoleezza Rice and Tony Blair help to illustrate the ways in which US foreign policy shapes the contemporary world.

NOTE: No Catch-up at SBS On Demand

super fly
9:30 p.m., NITV

MA15+
USA, 2018
Genre: Action, Crime
language: English Spanish
Director: director x
Starring: Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis
What’s it about?
Career criminal Youngblood Priest (Jackson) wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit. A reimagining of the 1972 blaxploitation classic – the film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel – from Director X, director of legendary music videos by Drake, Rihanna and more.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

FRIDAY 18 FEBRUARY

Sing About This Country
12:00 p.m., NITV

PG, DC
Australia, 2021
Genre: Music, Documentary
language: Español
What’s it about?
This documentary follows country music star Troy Cassar-Daley and his good friends from The Black Image Band, brothers Cliff Harrigan, Pando Harrigan, Dylan Harrigan and Porky Harrigan, as they tour and perform in Indigenous communities throughout Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds
7:45pm, NITV (repeats Saturday 19 February, 10:15am)

G
French, 2010
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
language: Español
Director: Luc Besson
Voicecast: Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Robert Stanton, Penny Balfour, David Gasman
What’s it about?
The evil Maltazard is now over two meters tall and causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Only Arthur, who’s still shrunken, can thwart his plans from him, but first he has to get back to his bedroom and return to his normal size from him! Directed by Luc Besson (Leon: The Professional, The Fifth Element).

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

SATURDAY 19 FEBRUARY

Inna from Yard
7:30 p.m., NITV

GP
France, 2019
Genre: Music, Documentary
language: Español
Director: peter webber
Starring: Ken Boothe, Winston McAnuff, Cedric Myton, Judy Mowatt
What’s it about?
This documentary captures the ongoing relevance of reggae and its social values, and the music’s passion to revitalize an older generation while passing it on to younger listeners.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

Bloodmoon
9:15 p.m., NITV

MA15+
Australia, 1990
Genre: Horror
language: Español
Director: Alec Mills
Starring: Leon Lissek, Christine Amor, Ian Williamson, Helen Thomson, Craig Cronin
What’s it about?
In the small town of Coopers Bay, two high schools – an all comprehensive boys and a girls only Catholic faculty – are situated right next to each other, separated by woodland. A stealthy and unseen killer begins to prey on the teenage lover students in these woods.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

The 15:17 to Paris
12:30 a.m., SBS

M
USA, 2018
Genre: Thriller, History, Drama
language: Español
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Ray Corasani, Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Judy Greer, Jenna Fischer
What’s it about?
The real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a highspeed railway ride. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train No. 9364 bound for Paris – an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

Harry Brown
2:20 a.m., SBS

MA15+, AD, DC
UK, 2009
Genre: thriller
language: Español
Director: Daniel Barber
Starring: Michael Caine, Ben Drew, Jack O’Connell, Emily Mortimer
What’s it about?
Harry Brown (Caine) is an elderly ex-marine living in a dingy English housing estate apartment. The escalating crime and violence has made him so frightened that he wo n’t even use the underpass near his home. Shortly after his wife dies, Harry’s best friend is murdered, prompting Harry to seek revenge on the criminal lowlifes who have made his life hell.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

SUNDAY 20 FEBRUARY

I’m Not A Runner
4:00 p.m., SBS

PG, AD, CC
Australia, 2022
Genre: Documentary
language: Español
Director: Anna Liptack
What’s it about?
A group of women with little athletic background set out to compete in the New York City Marathon, a goal that appears impossible at first for the amateur athletes.

NOTE: No Catch-Up At SBS On Demand

Lost Cities Of The Trojans
8:30 p.m., SBS

PG, DC
France, 2020
Genre: Documentary
language: Español
Director: Edward McGown
What’s it about?
For centuries, the Trojan War was dismissed as myth: an action-packed war story that tells of the siege and eventual destruction of Troy; a legend passed down through the ages. Now, archaeologists are working to uncover incredible new evidence to expose the truth behind the tale. This documentary uses high end graphics to bring the story of the war to life and follows investigators as they hunt for new clues.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

Resurrecting the Champ
10:30 p.m., NITV

M, AD
USA, 2007
Genre: Drama
language: Español
Director: Rod Lurie
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Hartnett, Alan Alda, Teri Hatcher, Kathryn Morris
What’s it about?
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man (“Champ”) only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ’s story and escape the shadow of his father’s success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.

Diana: The Interview that Shook the World
11:10 p.m., SBS

PG, DC
UK, 2020
Genre: Documentary
language: Español
Director: Edward McGown
What’s it about?
In one of the most memorable moments in TV history, Princess Diana candidly opens up about her marriage to Prince Charles and her life as a member of the royal family.

Streaming after broadcast at SBS On Demand:

Jane Got a Gun
12:15 a.m., SBS VICELAND

MA15+
USA, 2015
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
language: Español
Director: Gavin O’Connor
Starring: Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Ewan McGregor, Noah Emmerich, Nash Edgerton
What’s it about?
After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane (Portman) reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn’t seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband’s gang eventually tracks him down to finish the job.

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