• Kurt Russell stars in the 2015 western-horror hybrid Bone Tomahawk, showing this Wednesday 27th March at 8:35PM (SBS Movies)Source: SBS Movies
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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25 Mar 2019 - 8:33 AM  UPDATED 29 Mar 2019 - 2:07 PM

MONDAY 25 MARCH

Capital C
12:00PM, SBS VICELAND

M
Germany, USA, 2015
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Timon Birkhofer, Jørg M. Kundinger
What's it about?
In just a few years, crowdfunding has empowered a whole new generation of artists to create things in a way that's never been seen before. Over a period of three years, the film is following the endeavours of poker card designer Jackson Robinson, hippie Zach Crain, and video game veteran Brian Fargo, all of whom reach out to the crowd in order to change their lives forever. 

Chi-Town
12:00PM, NITV (repeats 9:30PM, Wed 27 Mar)

M
USA, 2018
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Nick Budabin
What's it about?
An underdog basketball player from Chicago goes on a meteoric rise to become one of the best college point guards in the nation. But while he pursues dreams of the NBA, his success contrasts with the effects of gun violence on his friends back home.

TUESDAY 26 MARCH

Woman of My Life
12:00PM, SBS VICELAND

M
Italy, 2010
Genre: Comedy
Language: Italian
Director: Luca Lucini
Starring: Luca Argentero, Alessandro Gassman, Stefania Sandrelli, Valentina Lodovini
What's it about?
Alba (Italian cinema legend Sandrelli) is the mother of two very different adult sons. While Giorgio is a playboy who constantly cheats on his wife, Leonardo (Argentero) is always unlucky in love. When Leonardo finally meets the woman of his dreams, Sara, he brings her home to meet the family, but it appears this is not the first time that Sara has met Giorgio. 

WEDNESDAY 27 MARCH

Declaration of War
12:00PM, SBS VICELAND

M
France, 2011
Genre: Drama
Language: French
Director: Valerie Donzelli
Starring: Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm, César Desseix
What's it about?
Juliette (Donzelli) and Romeo (Elkaim) are a married couple whose lives are transformed overnight when a visit to their pediatrician results in a shocking verdict: their infant son Adam has a brain tumour. As traumatic as this news is, Juliette & Romeo accept the battle head on, and with the support of their families, friends and dedicated public healthcare workers (many playing themselves), end up revealing their strengths, weaknesses, fears and secrets to each other, as well as the world.

Declaration of War: Valérie Donzelli interview
Declaration of War Review

Bone Tomahawk
8:35PM, SBS VICELAND

MA15+
USA, 2015
Genre: Western, Horror
Language: English
Director: S. Craig Zahler
Starring: Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Kurt Russell, Richard Jenkins
What's it about?
When a group of cannibal savages kidnaps settlers from the small town of Bright Hope, an unlikely team of gunslingers, led by Sheriff Franklin Hunt, sets out to bring them home. But their enemy is more ruthless than anyone could have imagined, putting their mission - and survival itself - in serious jeopardy.

Kurt Russell stars in the 2015 western-horror hybrid Bone Tomahawk, showing this Wednesday 27th March at 8:35PM

The Company of Wolves
11:00PM, SBS VICELAND

M
UK, 1984
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Director: Neil Jordan
Starring: Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Sarah Patterson
What's it about?
Adapted by Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, Interview With A Vampire) and author Angela Carter from stories in Carter's anthology The Bloody Chamber, The Company of Wolves gives an hallucinatory, Freudian charge to the Little Red Riding Hood story. In her dreams, a young girl finds herself in a fairy-tale world where her kindly old grandmother (Lansbury) presents her with a red cape and the advice to beware of men whose eyebrows meet. 

Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts
12:15AM, SBS

M
Indonesia, 2017
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Language: Indonesian
Director: Mouly Surya
Starring: Marsha Timothy, Yoga Pratama, Dea Panendra, Egy Fedly
What's it about?
In the deserted hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina, a young widow, is attacked, raped and robbed for her cattle. To defend herself, she kills several men of the gang. Seeking justice, she goes on a journey for empowerment and redemption. But the road is long, especially when the ghost of her headless victim begins to haunt her.

THURSDAY 28 MARCH

Camille Rewinds
12:00PM, SBS VICELAND

M
France, 2011
Genre: Comedy
Language: French
Director: Noemie Lvovsky
Starring: Noemie Lvovsky, Judith Chemla, Michel Vuillermoz, Yolande Moreau, Samir Guesmi
What's it about?
Forty-year-old actress Camille (Lvovsky) gets along well with her teenage daughter (Chemla), but the rest of her life is falling apart. Her career consists of bit parts in B-grade horror movies, she drinks too much and her husband of 25 years, Éric (Samir Guesmi), is leaving her for a younger woman. After throwing Eric out, Camille drowns her sorrows at a New Year’s Eve party, passes out and wakes up in hospital in 1985, appearing to everyone around her as her 16-year-old self. 

Tracker
9:35PM, NITV

M
UK, New Zealand, 2010
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Action
Language: English
Director: Ian Sharp
Starring: Ray Winstone, Temuera Morrison, Nicholas McGough, Gareth Reeves
What's it about?
An Afrikaner veteran of the Boer War (Winstone) has just immigrated to New Zealand and is hired to track a man accused of killing a soldier. While hunting through the countryside he captures his fugitive, only to learn that he's innocent of the crime. When faced with the life changing decision to turn him in or set him free only one man will walk away alive.

The Tracker Review

FRIDAY 29 MARCH

The Fearless Vampire Killers
12:00PM, SBS VICELAND

M
UK, 1967
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Language: English
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Jack MacGowran, Roman Polanski, Alfie Bass, Sharon Tate
What's it about?
Who says Vampires are no laughing matter? This cult comedy (directed by Polanski immediately before 1968's Rosemary's Baby) spoofs the horror genre with a tale of bumbling vampire hunters and the beautiful young damsel in distress - who is quite happy being undead.

Twice Upon a Time
7.30PM, NITV

PG
USA, 1988

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Language: English
Director: John Korty, Charles Swenson
Starring (voice cast): Lorenzo Music, Judith Kahan, Marshall Efron
What's it about?
Two wannabe heroes and their friends must stop a madman from giving everyone nightmares. This animated fantasy was produced by George Lucas.

Denial
8:30PM, SBS

M
UK, USA, 2016
Genre: Drama, History
Language: English
Director: Mick Jackson
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall
What's it about?
Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt (Weisz) must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving (Spall), a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

LISTEN TO INTERVIEW WITH 'DENIAL' DIRECTOR MICK JACKSON 
(From 10:38)

The Perfume of Yvonne
12:00AM, SBS 

MA15+
France, 1994
Genre: Drama, Romance
Language: French
Director: Patrice Leconte
Starring: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Hippolyte Girardot, Sandra Extercatte
What's it about?
In the early 1950s, on the shores of a lake wedged between France and Switzerland, a handful of characters, seemingly suspended in time by the holiday atmosphere, meet, clash, fall into friendship and love. From Patrice Leconte, acclaimed director of Monsieur Hire and The Girl On The Bridge.

 

SATURDAY 30 MARCH

Moon
8:30PM, SBS VICELAND

M
UK, 2009
Genre: Sci-Fi
Language: English
Director: Duncan Jones
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Dominique McElligott, Kevin Spacey (voice)
What's it about?
Astronaut Sam Bell's (Rockwell) three-year shift at a lunar mine is finally coming to an end, and he's looking forward to his reunion with his wife (McElligott) and young daughter. Suddenly, Sam's health takes a drastic turn for the worse. He suffers painful headaches and hallucinations, and almost has a fatal accident. He meets what appears to be a younger version of himself, possibly a clone. With time running out, Sam must solve the mystery before the company crew arrives. 

Moon Review

Krush Groove
8:35PM, NITV (repeats 12:00AM)

M
USA, 1985
Genre: Drama, Music
Language: English
Director: Michael Schultz
Starring: Blair Underwood, Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, Sheila E., Kurtis Blow, LL Cool J, Rick Rubin
What's it about?
Russell Walker is a young, successful manager of hip hop artists, handling acts for the Krush Groove label, including Run-D.M.C. and The Fat Boys. When Run-D.M.C. has a hit record and Russell needs more money to press more copies, he borrows it from a street hustler and soon regrets his decision.

The Future
10:20PM, SBS VICELAND

M
USA, 2011
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Miranda July
Starring: Miranda July, Hamish Linklater, David Warshofsky
What's it about?
When a couple (July & Linklater) decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves. Miranda July's follow up as writer-director to 2005's arthouse hit Me and You and Everyone We Know.

The Future Review

Quality Time
2:20AM, SBS

M
Germany, 2013
Genre: Comedy
Language: German
Director: Holger Haase
Starring: Florian David Fitz, Henry Hübchen, Marius V. Haas
What's it about?
You can’t choose your family – which is why Conrad limits his visits with his parents to an absolute minimum. But when his venomous, irritable father Carl injures himself seriously in a fall, Conrad and his butt-of-all-jokes son Jonas have no choice but to move back in. Three generations under one roof: a chance for reconciliation – or a total disaster?

SUNDAY 31 MARCH

I Am Not Your Negro
8:30PM, NITV

M
USA, 2016
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Raoul Peck
What's it about?
Based on Baldwin's unfinished manuscript Remember This House - a stirring, personal account of the lives and deaths of his friends Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. - acclaimed director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States, using meticulously assembled archival footage and driven by stirring voiceover narration from Samuel L. Jackson. Nominated for Best Documentary at the 2017 Academy Awards.

Documentary 'I Am Not Your Negro' proves writer James Baldwin's views on racism in America are as relevant as ever

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
8:35PM, SBS

M
USA, 2015
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Alex Gibney
Starring: Alex Gibney, Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe
What's it about?
Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, including their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion. The film covers a broad range of material from the church's origins—punctuated by an intimate portrait of founder L. Ron Hubbard—to present-day practices and alleged abuses as reported in the media.

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief review

Raising Bertie
10:10PM, NITV

M
USA, 2017
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Margaret Byrne
What's it about?
Raising Bertie is a longitudinal documentary feature following three young African American boys over the course of six years as they grow into adulthood in Bertie County, a rural African American-led community in Eastern North Carolina. Through the intimate portrayal of these boys, this powerful vérité film offers a rare in-depth look at the issues facing America's rural youth and the complex relationships between generational poverty, educational equity, and race.

Rabbit Hole
11:30PM, SBS VICELAND

M
USA, 2010
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: John Cameron Mitchell
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Dianne Wiest, Aaron Eckhart, Sandra Oh, Jon Tenney
What's it about?
Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident. Based on a play by David Lindsay-Abaire, from John Cameron Mitchell (writer/director of Hedwig And the Angry Inch), the film earned Kidman a 2011 Academy Award nomination for her performance. 

Nicole emerges from a Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole review: Kidman shines in story of private pain