• Hunter Page-Lochard and Zac James explore the truth behind spooky spirits and urban legends in 'Shadow Trackers'. (NITV)Source: NITV
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.
Karina Marlow

24 Oct 2016 - 2:43 PM  UPDATED 24 Oct 2016 - 2:43 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. 


Sunday 23 October, 9.30pm

Twenty years ago, the Kogi, an Indigenous tribe in Columbia reached out to the world about the environmental devastation of that was occurring to the planet. Now that their calls seem to have gone unheard they are speaking out again. 

Best of the Koori Knockout

Tuesday 25 October, 7.30pm

Relive the best moments of the Knockout with the Men’s Semi Finals matches: Newcastle All Blacks v Combined Countries and Redfern All Blacks 1 v Cabbage Tree Island

NTFL Women’s Grand Final: Waratahs v Wanderers

Tuesday 25 October, 9.30pm

Get ready for the Women's AFL Round next year with an epic Northern Territory Football League grand final match between the Waratahs and the Wanderers.

Sisters, Pearls and Mission Girls

Wednesday, 26 October, 8.00pm

The history of the work of Sisters of St John of God with Aboriginal people in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia. 

Shadow Trackers

Thursday 27 October, 8.30pm

The spooky series that you’ve been waiting for. In Episode 1, the team reconnect with Hunter’s family and head to Beaudesert on Mununjali land to investigate the Il-Bogan Bunyip. 

Meet Hunter and Zac aka: the 'Shadow Trackers'
Young, curious and hilarious, these two actors are confronted with the likes of eerie Aboriginal spirits and chilling urban legends as they journeying across Australia in a unique documentary.
Shadow Trackers - Episode Guide
Shadow Trackers go where no Blackfella has gone before… Spirit chasing!

Movie Double:

Rhymes for Young Ghouls

Thursday 27 October, 9.30pm

At 15 Aila is a hustler in her Red Crow community, selling enough weed to pay the truancy tax, but when her drug money is stolen her only options are to run or fight. 


Thursday 27 October, 11.30pm

Tracey Moffat's collection of three spooky stories from across the country was selected for the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. 

Blood Brothers

Saturday 29 October, 8.30pm

This week follows Kev Carmody, a musician and voice of protest for black Australia. 

Kind Hearted Woman

Saturday 29 October, 9.30pm

The powerful conclusion in the documentary series, sees Dakota women Robin’s ex-husband stand trial for sexual molestation as she struggles to raise her children, confront depression, launch a career and find love.