When it comes to movies, there's something for everybody on SBS, SBS VICELAND, NITV and SBS On Demand. Find out what's screening where and when.
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8 Feb 2017 - 3:30 PM  UPDATED 20 Feb 2017 - 9:36 AM

Monday 13 February

52 Tuesdays

9:25pm, SBS VICELAND
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Australia, 2014
Genre: Drama, Family
Language: English
Director: Sophie Hyde
Starring: Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Sam Althuizen, Imogen Archer
What's it about?
In this surprising and touching film, 16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Winner of the Crystal Bear 'Generation 14plus - Best Film' at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival.

52 Tuesdays: Sophie Hyde interview
The extraordinary story behind 52 Tuesdays
52 Tuesdays Review
SBS VICELAND: Mardi Gras movie season

The Chambermaid Lynn

11:30pm, SBS VICELAND
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Germany, 2015
Genre: Drama
Language: German
Director: Ingo Haeb
Starring: Vicky Krieps, Lena Lauzemis, Sonja Baum
What's it about?
In this coming out story with a difference, Lynn - an incredibly shy hotel maid - voyeuristically watches a guest's encounter with a dominatrix, then decides to hire the call girl to help her shed her own inhibitions.

SBS VICELAND: Mardi Gras movie season

 

Tuesday 14 February

Lan Kwai Fong 3

10:10pm, SBS VICELAND
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Hong Kong, 2013
Genre: Romance
Language: Cantonese
Director: Wilson Chin
Starring: Jeana Ho, Pak-yu Chan, Alex Lam, Jason Chan, Ava Yu
What's it about?
Wilson Chin takes another trip back to Hong Kong’s hottest nightlife district with this third installment, completing extremely popular trilogy about the lives and lusts of good looking young party goers. 

Lan Kwai Fong 3 Review

 

Wednesday 15 February

1941

9:25pm, SBS VICELAND

PG
USA, 1979
Genre: Action, Comedy
Language: English, German, Japanese
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi
What's it about?
Hysteria grips California in the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. An assorted group of defenders attempt to make the coast defensible against an imagined Japanese invasion, in this big budget, big cast comedy. Members of a Japanese submarine crew scout out the madness, along with a Captain in Germany's Kreigsmarine (Navy).

SBS VICELAND: '80s movie season

The Golden Child

11:40pm, SBS VICELAND

M
USA, 1986
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Action
Language: Italian, English
Director: Michael Ritchie
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Victor Wong, Charlotte Lewis
What's it about?
Eddie Murphy plays Chandler Jarrell, a detective specialising in missing children. He is told he is the 'Chosen One' and sent on a madcap mission to save the 'Golden Child', a youth with mystical powers who's been abducted by an evil cult in Tibet.

SBS VICELAND: '80s movie season

 

Thursday 16 February

Baby Boy

9:30pm, NITV

MA+15
USA, 2001
Director: John Singleton
Starring: Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, AlexSandra Wright
What's it about?
Jody, a 20-year-old unemployed black man, won't leave the nest of his mother’s home, even though he has a son and a daughter by two different women. Jody is a mama's boy and when his mom's new boyfriend, an ex-con, moves into their house, the tension between them reaches boiling point.

 

Friday 17 February

Frog Dreaming

7:30pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

PG
Australia, 1986
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Language: English
Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Starring: Henry Thomas, Tony Barry, Rachel Friend, John Ewart, Katy Manning
What's it about?
American boy Cody lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive, and inquisitive. He comes accross some strange events happening in Devil's Knob national park associated with an Aboriginal myth about "frog dreamings". Cody tries to investigate...

No Country for Old Men

8:30pm, SBS

MA15+
USA, 2007
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Starring: Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones
What's it about?
Based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande. Winner of four Academy Awards in 2008, including Best Director and Best Film.

No Country for Old Men: Will have you on the edge of your seat.
SBS: The Oscar Race Movie Season 
SBS On Demand: Javier Bardem double bill

Blue is the Warmest Colour

11:15pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
France, 2013
Genre: Adult, Drama, Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Transgender, Queer, Romance
Language: French
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
Starring: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Léa Seydoux
What's it about?
An intimate observation of the evolution of a teenager's sexual identity, and the story of her transformative experience of first love.

Blue is the Warmest Colour Review
SBS On Demand: The Rainbow Pride movie collection

 

Saturday 18 February

The Ghost Writer

8:30pm, SBS

MA15+
UK, 2010
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall
What's it about?
When a successful British ghost writer is hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister, he lives to regret taking on the project of a lifetime. Shortly after discovering that his predecessor on the project died in mysterious circumstances, he uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.  

Why You Should Watch: The Ghost Writer
The Ghost Writer Review

Kill Bill: Vol. 2

8:30pm, SBS VICELAND
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
USA, 2004
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah
What's it about?
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle. 

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Review: Tarantino's talent soars in Volume 2.
SBS VICELAND: The Tarantino Movie Season

Once Upon A Time In Mexico

11:05pm, SBS VICELAND

MA15+
USA, 2003
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Language: English, Spanish
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Mickey Rourke, Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe
What's it about?
Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general. 

 

Sunday 19 February

The New Black

9:15pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

Directors: Deborah Mailman, Leah Purcell, Adrian Wills, Dena Curtis
Starring: Rachel Maza, David Ngoombujarra
What's it about?
This collection of seven short films showcases the rising stars of the Indigenous filmmaking industry in Australia. Beautifully crafted by Indigenous writers and directors from around Australia, these short films illustrate the diverse storytelling abilities of Australia’s Indigenous filmmakers, while also sharing intimate depictions of Indigenous life.

Watch trailer
Read article: The New Black

Bit of Black Business

10:40pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Australia, 2016
Genre: Short films
Language: English
What's it about?
Bit of Black Business is a compilation showcasing indigenous filmmakers from around Australia. The films range from informative and powerful, to touching and funny.

Warwick Thornton's 'Nana'
 

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