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SBS Movies

17 Aug 2016 - 5:04 PM  UPDATED 18 Aug 2016 - 9:21 AM


Walkabout: Cheat Sheet
We revisit Nicolas Roeg's 1971 coming-of-age classic, 'Walkabout' (now available at SBS On Demand), and the questions it raised about race, civilisation and sexuality.
Proof: Cheat Sheet
To mark the 25th anniversary of Australian classic 'Proof', we revisit Jocelyn Moorhouse's brilliant and moving drama about trust and identity.
Shine: Cheat Sheet
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of iconic Australian movie 'Shine', we look back at the inspirational story behind the film, and its enduring themes.
Macbeth: Cheat Sheet
As Justin Kurzel's new take on 'the Scottish play' opens in cinemas, we examine the legacy and enduring themes of this celebrated text.
Picnic at Hanging Rock: Cheat Sheet
Forty years after Peter Weir stunned the world with his tale of missing girls in the bush, the unforgettable drama remains a mystifying experience.
Rabbit-Proof Fence: Cheat Sheet
We revisit the film that renewed community interest in the Stolen Generations. Explore the story of this vital film.
Gallipoli: Cheat Sheet
Despite its strident anti-war themes, Peter Weir's 1981 classic shifted our cultural conversation around ANZACs. We revisit the movie on the anniversary of its subject matter.