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This week on The Playlist, Fiona and Ben ask if Australia is really ready for another round of 'Big Brother', we finally make it to a film festival - albeit virtual - with the Sydney Film Festival, we look back at 'Gladiator' and 'Westworld' in What Have We Been Watching and offer up SBS On Demand picks from the 'Sydney Film Festival Selects' collection and preview a new season of 'Filthy Rich and Homeless'.

By
SBS Guide
Presented by
Fiona Williams, Ben Nguyen
Published on
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 15:03
File size
44.6 MB
Duration
38 min 4 sec

Big Brother Australia

Big Brother has been watching and he’s ready to play. Available on 7plus.

Sydney Film Festival: Virtual Edition

The special 67th Sydney Film Festival: Virtual Edition and Awards is all about bringing audiences across the nation together at a particularly challenging time in celebration of filmmakers and the Australian film industry. From 10 to 21 June, SFF will present important elements of its 2020 lineup: world premieres of compelling true stories from some of Australia’s most exciting documentary filmmakers, a program of shorts from rising stars of the Australian film industry, and films from Europe’s most cutting-edge female directors. The 67th SFF will present the Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary, the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films, and Europe! Voices of Women in Film. Available here.

Sydney Film Festival Selects

Relive, or discover for the first time, 40 world-class cinematic gems from the Sydney Film Festival’s past, with 40 films selected by Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. Available on SBS On Demand.

What Have You Been Watching

  • Fiona had her very first watch of Ridley Scott's Oscar-winner Gladiator starring Russell Crowe on 4K Blu-ray.
  • Ben caught up with Westworld on Foxtel's new streaming service Binge.

SBS On Demand recommendations

Fiona's picks 

  • I Am Not Your Negro - Watch it here

 Ben's picks

  • Filthy Rich and Homeless - Watch it here

 

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