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Guide to TV movies: September 7 – 13 | Cinema News

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THIS WEEK’S SBS WORLD MOVIE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Audio description (AD) available for Elsta Foy
  • Closed Captions (CC) available for Story: Serena vs. the Referee, Become a link, Too Soon: Post-9/11 Comedy and The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 7

Glastonbury: 50+
8:30 p.m. SBS VICELAND

M
United Kingdom, 2022
Gender: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Francois Whately
What is it about?
Three years in the making, Francis Whately’s film is a social and musical history of the world’s largest music festival, told by its main curators, Michael and Emily Eavis, and many artists who appeared there between 1970 and 2019 – Billie Eilish, Florence Welch, Dua Lipa, Fatboy Slim, Noel Gallagher, Chris Martin and many more.

Story: Serena vs. the Referee
9:25 p.m., NITV (rebroadcast Thursday, September 8, 12 p.m.)

M, CC
United States, 2019
Gender: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Timothy M. Hogan
With : Serena Williams
What is it about?
The story behind one of the biggest sports controversies of 2018, a look at Serena Williams’ intense clash with chair umpire Carlos Ramos in her loss to Naomi Osaka in the US Open women’s final 2018.

Streaming after broadcast on SBS On Demand:

Become a link
10:15 p.m. SBS VICELAND

M, CC
United States, 2017
Gender: Comedy, Documentary
Language: English
Director: Josh Greenbaum
With : Josh Lawson, Jane Seymour, Jeff Garlin, Jake Johnson, George Lazenby
What is it about?
The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby (who is shown as being interviewed), a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an incredible set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), although he never acted a day in his life. Then, after being offered the next seven Bond films and a $1 million signing bonus, he turned it all down.

Streaming after broadcast on SBS On Demand:

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
00:00, SBS VICELAND

M, CC
United States, 2019
Gender: Documentary, Crime
Language: English
What is it about?
On October 2, 2018, Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. He never came out. Within days, it was revealed that he had been murdered and dismembered by a 15-person Saudi commando. This documentary investigates whether the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, played a role in orchestrating the murder that shocked the world.

Streaming after broadcast on SBS On Demand:

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 8

Any Sunday
9:25 p.m., NITV (rebroadcast Saturday, September 10, 9:30 p.m.)

MA15+
United States, 1999
Gender: Drama, Sports
Language: English
Director: Pierre Olivier
With : Al Pacino, LL Cool J, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, James Woods, Dennis Quaid
What is it about?
A veteran football coach (Pacino) struggles to hold his team together in the face of personal and professional crises, calling out an erratic quarterback (Foxx) in an attempt to salvage the season and prevent the owner (Diaz) from firing him. Directed by Oliver Stone (jfk, Section, born killers).

NOTE: No catch-up at SBS On Demand

Too Soon: Post-9/11 Comedy
11:40 p.m. SBS VICELAND

MA15+, DC
United States, 2021
Gender: Documentary, Comedy
Language: English
Director: Nick Scown, Julie Seabaugh
What is it about?
Tragedy + Time + Comedy = Healing. From the immediate aftermath of 9/11 to today, comedians, talk show hosts, sketch artists, television hosts and other entertainers explore the use of controversial jokes to unite and heal in the face of the tragedy. With Gilbert Gottfried, Doug Stanhope, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Marc Maron, Cedric the Entertainer, Nathan Lane and more.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9

Blinky Bill the movie
7:30 p.m., NITV (rebroadcast Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m.)

g
Australia, 2015
Gender: Family, Entertainment, Adventure
Language: English
Director: Deane Taylor
Voice cast: Ryan Kwanten, Toni Collette, Barry Humphries, Richard Roxburgh, Deborah Mailman
What is it about?
Blinky Bill is a little koala with a big imagination. An adventurer at heart, he dreams of leaving the small town of Green Patch and following in the footsteps of his missing father. When Blinky discovers a mysterious marker that points to the whereabouts of his father, he embarks on a journey that takes him beyond the confines of Green Patch and into the wild and dangerous Outback.

Streaming after broadcast on SBS On Demand:

Love and sex in Japan
10:15 p.m. SBS VICELAND

MA15+
France, 2016
Gender: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Antoine Lassaigne
What is it about?
In the Land of the Rising Sun, love and relationships are in danger. A quarter of Japanese people between the ages of 30 and 40 are virgins and 50% of the population admits not having regular sexual relations. Unsurprisingly, this led to a drop in birth rates. But what are the reasons for this detachment from the world of love and sex?

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 10

Suspiria
12:55 a.m. SBS VICELAND

MA15+
Germany, Italy, United States, 2018
Gender: Horror, Fantasy
Language: English, French, German
Director: Luca Guadagnino
With : Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Angela Winkler, Ingrid Caven, Sylvie Testud
What is it about?
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-famous dance company, one that will engulf the troupe’s artistic director (Swinton), an ambitious young dancer (Johnson), and a grieving psychotherapist (also Swinton). Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will eventually wake up… A bold reimagining of Dario Argento’s 1977 horror classic, directed by Luca Guadagnino (call me by your name, I am love).

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11

Johnny Beau
9:25 p.m., NITV (rebroadcast Saturday, March 9, 10:15 p.m.)

M
USA, 1989
Gender: Crime, Drama
Language: English
Director: Walter Hill
With : Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin, Morgan Freeman, Forest Whitaker, Elizabeth McGovern
What is it about?
A career criminal (Rourke) who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a benevolent doctor and paroled from prison. It seems like he went straight, but he’s really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison. Directed by Walter Hill (The Warriors, 48 hours.)

Afraid of a black quarterback
10:10 p.m. SBS VICELAND

M
United States, 2021
Gender: Drama
Language: English
With: Donovan McNabb, Quincy Carter, Warren Moon, Shaun King
What is it about?
National Football League quarterbacks are the face of the franchise. Too often, that face is white. For decades, NFL owners marginalized black quarterbacks. But the success of black QBs and calls for racial equality led by Colin Kaepernick have led to positive change.

Streaming after broadcast on SBS On Demand:

Girls of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
11:45 p.m. SBS VICELAND

M
United States, 2018
Gender: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Dana Adam Shapiro
What is it about?
The untold story of Suzanne Mitchell, mother of the fiercely loyal lair of the original Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders. Considered by many to be regressive and exploitative, this diverse small-town “girl-next-door” fraternity became a controversial pop culture phenomenon at the height of the sexual revolution, changing football – and America – forever. .

Streaming after broadcast on SBS On Demand:

Vice versa: Chyna
1:15 a.m. SBS VICELAND

MA15+
United States, 2021
Gender: Documentary
Language: English
What is it about?
The rise and fall of wrestler Joanie Chyna Laurer, whose life was cut short in 2016. Her contributions to WWE business and her pioneering work and her gripping “comeback” story from 2015.

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 12

Elsta Foy
1:00 p.m., NTV

PG, AD
Australia, 2022
Gender: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Danielle Booth
What is it about?
The story of a true maverick and Renaissance woman, Elsta Foy, a Walman Yawuru elder from Broome and a pioneer in Indigenous health services, who became the first trained Indigenous health worker in WA .

Streaming after broadcast on SBS On Demand:

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 13

Hairdressing
11:50 p.m., NTV

g
Canada, 2017
Gender: Documentary
Language: English
Director: JJ Nepin
With: JJ Neepin, Nadya Kwandibens
What is it about?
For First Nations communities, the headdress has an important meaning. It is a powerful symbol of hard-earned leadership and responsibility. As filmmaker JJ Neepin prepares to wear her grandfather’s headdress for a photo shoot, she reflects on the lessons learned and the thoughtless ways in which tradition has been hijacked.

Streaming after broadcast on SBS On Demand: