• Some of the women from Berrimah Prison in Darwin performing for Prison Songs (Ronin Films)Source: Ronin Films
The Best on the Black Box showcases the most inspirational and thought provoking documentaries, TV shows and movies from here and across the globe screening on NITV.
By
Karina Marlow

30 Aug 2016 - 5:21 PM  UPDATED 30 Aug 2016 - 5:21 PM

NITV is a channel made by, for and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Through us, you will discover a channel for all Australians. Be inspired and learn the true history and culture of Australia on NITV. 

Our Stories

Weekdays from 7:00pm

Start your week off with Our Stories, a vibrant series of mini docos from emerging regional and remote filmmakers.

League Nation Live

Tuesday 30 August, 7.30pm

The NRL-mad team are joined tonight by league veteran Scott Prince, Olympic basketball player Patty Mills, Gold Coast Titans pkayer Nathan Peats and former NRL player Dale Shearer. 

North East AFL

Tuesday 30th August, 9.30pm 

Catch Nicky Winmar and Gilbert McAdam for tonight’s match call of the North East AFL clash between NT Thunder and the Aspley Hornets. 

Settle Down Place - Barunga Festival

Wednesday 31st August, 7.30pm

Watch this amazing doco about the women who performed and shared their story at the iconic Barunga Festival.

Meeting Place - Garma Festival

Wednesday 31st August, 8.00pm

See the very best of Indigenous art, dance and music in our behind the scenes look at the Garma Festival.

Prison Songs

Wednesday 31st August, 9.30pm

The inmates of a Darwin Prison are shown in a completely new light in Australia's first ever documentary musical Prison Songs, as they share their feelings, faults and their experiences in an extraordinary way - through song. 

Marngrook Footy Show

Thursday 1st September, 7.30pm

For the first time Marngrook will host an all-female panel! Moana Hope, Dr Susan Alberti, Katie Brennan, Lauren Arnell, Peta Searle & Abbey Holmes join Leila and Shelley this week!

Freedomland

Thursday 1st September, 9.30pm 

Featuring Academy Award nominated actors Samuel L. Jackson and Julianne Moore, the film follows an intense investigation after a women claims her car was stolen with her son in the backseat. 

Fruitvale Station

Saturday 3rd September, 9.30pm

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Drama at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Fruitvale Station follows the true story of 22 year old Oscar Grant who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

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