• (L–R) ‘The Last Wave’, ‘Blinded’, ‘Home Ground’, ‘The Attaché’ (SBS)Source: SBS
From documentaries, drama series and international cinema, there is plenty of top-quality programming to watch before it leaves in November.
SBS Guide

25 Oct 2021 - 8:41 AM  UPDATED 25 Oct 2021 - 8:41 AM

1 November



Mostly Martha

Rosemary’s Way

The Battle Of Normandy

2 November

7 Up And Me

Child Of Our Time: Turning 20

Homeland Story

Planet of Volcanoes

The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir

The Infinite Race

The Kindergarten Teacher

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

The Twinning Reaction

3 November

24 Hours In Emergency S15 Ep10 – Leap Of Faith

24 Hours In Emergency S17 Ep4 – Lasting Legacy

Blitzed – Nazis On Drugs

Death In Thunder Bay

Food Fighter


Heritage Fight

Moomins On The Riviera

Nyami Ngaarlu-Gundi Woman of the Water

Our Stories S2019 Ep10 – Koomie Country

Secret Scotland S3 Ep1–10

Sinkholes: Deadly Drops S2 Ep5 – The Terror On Your Doorstep

The Kamilaroi

The Red Balloon

The Supervet S7 Ep4 – Driver Terzi, Dexter Sparks And Bailey Maharaj

Discover Secret Scotland before the series leaves on 3 November:


4 November

Arthur And The Two Worlds War

Eye In The Sky

Karla Grant Presents S1 Ep45 – True North Calling: Growing Pains

Lost Diamonds

Madonna: The Story Of The Songs

No Crossover: The Trial Of Allen Iverson

Rosemary’s Baby

The Bank Job

The Boy And The Beast

The Colour Of Justice

The Odyssey

The September Issue

The September Issue is out of here on 4 November:

5 November

9/11: The Falling Man

Hunting Aotearoa S11 Ep1 – Waitotara Valley

Microbe And Gasoline

Our Stories S2019 Ep11 – Mikayla 

6 November

Celine Dion: The Story Of The Songs

Dead Ringers

Lost Temple Of The Inca

Our Stories S2019 Ep12 – Star Girls

Red Sun

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S3 Ep5 – Cornwall

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S3 Ep6 – York

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S3 Ep7 – Kent

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S3 Ep8 - Northern Ireland

Watership Down

7 November

A Month Of Sundays

A United Kingdom

Ancient Aliens S4 Ep2 – The Doomsday Prophecies

Ancient Aliens S4 Ep3 – The Greys

Asterix: The Mansions Of The Gods

Dust And Bones

Little Nicolas On Holiday


Monty Python: Almost The Truth S1 Ep1 – The Not-So-Interesting Beginnings

Monty Python: Almost The Truth S1 Ep2 – The Much Funnier Second Episode

Police And Sting: The Story Of The Songs

Scotland: Rome’s Final Frontier

Slow West

Tia And Piujuq

The Raid

The Secret Of Kells

Vote Yes For Aborigines

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S2 Ep1 – Derbyshire

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S2 Ep2 – Durham

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S2 Ep3 – North Wales

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S2 Ep4 – Royal Deeside

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S2 Ep5 – Norfolk

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways S2 Ep6 – Scottish Borders

9 November

Life On Earth From Space S1 Ep1


The Motorcycle Diaries

Totem And Ore

Women On Death Row

The Motorcycle Diaries is streaming till 9 November:

10 November

24 Hours In Emergency S15 Ep11 – Roll With The Punches

24 Hours In Emergency S17 Ep6 – Everybody Needs Somebody

737 Max: Ten Mistakes S1 Ep4 – 737 Max

Bugsy Malone

Our Stories S2019 Ep13 – Aunty Thelma

Sinkholes: Deadly Drops S2 Ep6 – Florida: Sinkhole Capital Of The World

Ten Mistakes S1 Ep2 – Hindenburg

Ten Mistakes S1 Ep3 – The Assassination Of JFK

Ten Mistakes S1 Ep5 – Deepwater Horizon

The Forbidden Kingdom

The Hedgehog

The Supervet S7 Ep5 – Astrid Cottage, Rolo O’keeffe And Jeff Frost

11 November

Karla Grant Presents S1 Ep46 – True North Calling: New Beginnings


Pacific Lockdown: Sea Of Resilience

Songlines on Screen – Yarripiri’s Journey

The Fade

Whitney Houston: The Story Of The Songs

Whitney Houston: The Story Of The Songs is leaving on 11 November:

12 November

24 Hours In Emergency S17 Ep5 – Into The Light

42 To 1

Back To The Moon

Bride And Prejudice

Dance Rite

Hunting Aotearoa S11 Ep2 – Waitotara Valley And Riverton

Jungle Book

Our Stories S2019 Ep14 – Foreshore

Power Meri

13 November

Back To The Titanic

Hand Talk Bush Hunt

Metallica: The Story Of The Songs

Our Stories S2019 Ep15 – Cooking Kastom


14 November

Ancient Aliens S4 Ep4 – Aliens And Mega Disasters

Rod Stewart: The Story Of The Songs

Swim Team

Storm Boy

15 November

Happy Birthday Hubble

Inside Britain’s Vaccine Triumph

The Little Witch


Uncovering France’s Roman City

16 November

Big Night


Etched In Bone

Kirikou And The Sorceress

Life On Earth From Space S1 Ep2


The Unsung Heroes of Apollo 11

The X-Files S7 Ep1 – The Sixth Extinction

17 November

24 Hours In Emergency S15 Ep12 – The Extra Mile

24 Hours In Emergency S17 Ep6 – Blink of an Eye

First Contact S1 Ep1–3

Front Up 1998 Ep13

Our Stories Ep2 – Big Al’s Big Dream

Our Stories S2019 Ep16 – Bumpa’s Legacy

Superstition S1 Ep1

The Queen At War

The Supervet S7 Ep6 – Charles Hobin, Inca Ward And Nala Washbrooke

18 November

African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross S1 Ep1–6

Aretha Franklin: The Story Of The Songs

Fanny’s Journey                                                

Karla Grant Presents S1 Ep47 – True North Calling: The Future

Long Distance Revolutionary

Stacey Dooley: Back On The Psych Ward


The Invisibles

The Thief Of Bagdad

19 November

24 Hours In Emergency S17 Ep7 – Support Bubble

Ghosts Of Ole Miss

Hunting Aotearoa S11 Ep3 – Kai Iwi Lakes

Oranges And Sunshine

Our Stories 2019 – Chris Robinson

Secrets Of The Queen’s Children S1 Ep1–2

Stanley Ka Dabba

20 November

Cher: The Story Of The Songs

Fatal Attraction

Mparntwe: Sacred Sites

Our Stories 2019 – Nomad In The Saddle

The White Balloon

21 November

Ancient Aliens S4 Ep8 – The Da Vinci Conspiracy

Buwarrala Aryah


Diana Ross: The Story Of The Songs

Yuli: The Carlos Acosta Story

22 November

Five Billion Pound Super Sewer S1 Ep1–3

The X-Files S7 Ep2 – The Sixth Extinction: Amor Fati

The X-Files S7 Ep3 – Hungry

23 November

A Matter Of Life And Death

Stacey Dooley: Sex Offenders

The X-Files S7 Ep4 – Millennium

Australia Uncovered documentary, A Matter Of Life And Death, is streaming till 23 November:

24 November

24 Hours In Emergency S15 Ep13 – I’ll Stand By You

24 Hours In Emergency S17 Ep10 – With Or Without You


Hawaa Hawaai

Our Stories S2019 Ep19 – Why Me?

Superstition S1 Ep2 – The Dredge

Surviving The Virus: My Brother And Me

The Host

The Supervet S7 Ep7 – Angus Fawcett-Eustace And Rocy Nelson 

25 November

A Hijacking

Eric Clapton: The Story Of The Songs

Josephine Baker: Story Of An Awakening


The Fog

26 November

24 Hours In Emergency S17 Ep9 – Turn Back Time


As It Is In Heaven


Hunting Aotearoa S11 Ep4 – Vanuatu

Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday

Our Stories 2019 – Dunwich

Railways Of The Western Front


27 November

Card Stories S1 Ep1–3


Kill The Messenger

REC 4: Apocalypse

Red Election S1 Ep1–2

The 50,000-Year-Old Silk Road

28 November

Ancient Aliens S4 Ep7 – Aliens And Bigfoot

Hindenburg – The New Evidence


My Life As I Live It


Secrets Of The Railway S1 Ep1 – Hitler’s Transpirenean Railway

Secrets Of The Railway S1 Ep2 – The Soviet Hartz Railway

Secrets Of The Railway S1 Ep3 – The Gold Rush Yukon Railway, Arizona

Secrets Of The Railway S1 Ep4 – The Frozen Nordland Railway

Secrets Of The Railway S1 Ep5 – The Deadly Liverpool To Manchester Railway

Secrets Of The Railway S1 Ep6 – The Cairns Kuranda Mining Railway

This Beautiful Fantastic

29 November

Florence Foster Jenkins

Is Australia Racist?

Is Australia Racist? (Arabic)

The Buildings That Fought Hitler S1 Ep1–8

The X-Files S7 Ep5 – Rush

The X-Files S7 Ep6 – The Goldberg Variation

30 November

A Cool Fish

A Prophet

Back In The Soviet Bloc S1 Ep1–7

Big Name, No Blanket

Black Book

Blinded S1 Ep1–8

Swedish drama series Blinded is streaming till 30 November:


Bushfire Animal Rescue





Focus On Ability Film Festival 2020

Frozen River


Higher Ground

Home Ground S1 and S2

Home Ground seasons 1 and 2 are streaming till 30 November:

Ip Man 3

Looking For Life On Mars

Lost City Of Z

Marn Grook

Monk Comes Down The Mountain

Of Gods And Men

Run Lola Run

Stockman’s Strategy

Sunny And The Dark Horse

The Attaché S1

Israeli drama series The Attaché is streaming till 30 November:

The Beauty Inside

The Habits Of New Norcia

The Happy Prince

The Ideal Palace

The Jane Austen Book Club

American movie The Jane Austen Book Club leaves on 30 November:

The Last Wave S1

Season 1 of French drama series The Last Wave is streaming till 30 November:

The Lobster

The Lovers

The Other Side Of Hope

The Other Story

The Testament

The Three Musketeers

The X-Files S7 Ep7 – Orison

Two Lovers And A Bear


Anything could happen when ‘Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over’
The British presenter is back and ready to spend 72 hours living in some of the UK’s most interesting households.
Paris’ top ballet company is under the spotlight in ‘L’Opéra’
The world of ballet is one of stunning beauty – but nothing that beautiful comes easily.
‘Framed’ sees Marc Fennell investigate one of the most brazen art thefts in history
Find out what happened when a Picasso disappeared from The National Gallery of Victoria, in this four-part documentary coming to SBS On Demand.
Powerful ‘Incarceration Nation’ puts the justice system on trial
Dean Gibson’s landmark documentary explores the injustice and violence faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Post-war Europe is a moral maze in ‘Labyrinth of Peace’
It’s 1945 and the war in Europe is over – but three members of one Swiss family are about to discover that peacetime holds its own dangers.
‘Our African Roots’ tells of a forgotten part of Australia’s history
Santilla Chingaipe shares the stories of the trailblazing men and women who made big contributions to our history.
A woman’s work: ‘Vikings’ star Alyssa Sutherland on playing a newspaper proprietor in ‘New Gold Mountain’
The actor and model relished exploring obscured Australian history, including the role of entrepreneurial women.
Paths cross and lives are changed forever in ‘Saved By A Stranger’
This series tells the stories of ordinary people caught up in the biggest events in living memory and their quest to find the strangers who saved them.