On the box
Transplant Tourism — Wealthy Westerners who don't want to wait for an organ donor are travelling to Third World countries to find the organ they need from desperately poor people. SBS, Thursday, August 25, 2pm.
Young, Muslim and French — Looks at the lives of young Muslims in France and the intense debate over the introduction of a law banning the wearing of headscarves in schools. SBS, Friday, August 26, 2pm.
Message Stick: Us Mob — Follows the adventures of a group of Indigenous kids who live in a community on the fringe of Alice Springs. ABC, Friday, August 26, 6pm.
Compasss: Frank Brennan, the People's Priest — Profiles "troublesome" Jesuit priest Frank Brennan, a prominent and outspoken advocate for peace and social justice. ABC, Sunday, April 28, 11.25 pm.
Remember the Alamo — Explores the life of famed Tejano leader Jose Antonio Navarro and his efforts to protect the sovereignty of his homeland. SBS, Monday, August 29, 4.30pm.
Insight — Asks: "What do Australia's Muslims really believe about suicide bombers?" SBS, Tuesday, August 30, 7.30pm.
Cutting Edge: Bribes from Baghdad — Investigates the United Nations oil for food scandal, now widely referred to as the largest bribery and corruption scandal in history. SBS, Tuesday, August 30, 8.30pm.
Before Night Falls — Controversial film partly based on the memoirs of Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas. SBS, Wednesday, August 31, 10pm.
Global Village: The Return of the Cossacks — Cossacks first appeared in Russia in the 16th century and swore allegiance to the Tsar, and now they are reappearing in force. SBS, Thursday, September 1, 6pm.
From Green Left Weekly, August 24, 2005.
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