• The documentary Bush to Belly follows kids from a remote community as they learn small business skills by running a cafe at a cycling event. (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.
By
Karina Marlow

21 Nov 2016 - 2:25 PM  UPDATED 21 Nov 2016 - 2:25 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.

Bush to Belly

Sunday, 20th November 8.30pm

In 2014, seven students from a remote community school brought their 'city quality' coffee to a 700km off-road mountain bike race in Western Australia's rugged north.

Express Yourself

Tuesday, 22nd November 7.30pm

The laughs and those killer dance moves are back with the hilarious Sean Choolburra hosting a collection of deadly comedians on the Express Yourself stage.

AFL Summer

Tuesday, 22nd November 9.30pm

It’s a sweet summer of footy with the Wanderers taking on St Mary's in this NTFL clash.

From the Western Frontier - Season Two

Wednesday, 23rd November 7.30pm

A documentary series featuring the work of Western Australian Indigenous documentary directors and writers.

Episode 1 - Fighter: The moving story of a middle aged Indigenous wrestler who must face up to strong emotions as he relives the traumatic death of his mother and their troubled history together.

Treading Water

Wednesday, 23rd November 9.30pm

Treading Water takes us on a journey to the Lake St Martin First Nation - and the Winnipeg hotels where many still reside - and explores the political spider web that has entangled this community.

The Dark Horse

Thursday, 24th November 9.30pm

An emotional and inspiring New Zealand drama based on the life of a charismatic, brilliant but little-known New Zealand Hero and Chess champion - Genesis Potini (Gen), a man who searches for the courage to lead, despite his own adversities and finds purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the children in his community.

Fire in the Blood

Saturday, 26th November 7.30pm

The story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments aggressively blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of Africa and the global south in the years after 1996.

Ethnic Business Awards

Saturday, 26th November 9.30pm

The Ethnic Business Awards are Australia's longest running national business awards program, celebrating diversity, multiculturalism and the achievements who have migrated to Australia as well as the achievement of Indigenous-run businesses.