On the box


Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activist's point of view. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Thursday, 10pm and Saturday, 7pm. Ph 9565 5522.

Access News — Melbourne community TV, Channel 31, has excellent coverage of industrial, environmental and community actions throughout Victoria. Access News broadcasts every Monday at 8pm. Ph 9633 6976.

Blue-Eyed — This is a remarkable documentary of Jane Elliott's workshops, which explore the impact of prejudice. SBS, Sunday, May 16, 8.30pm.

Henry: One Man's Way — Henry Spira has probably been the most effective animal rights activist of the past 20 years. SBS, Sunday, May 16, 11.55pm.

Movie: Libera, My Love (1973) — Libera joins the Italian partisans in 1943. She risks her life to get food and weapons to the freedom fighters hiding in the mountains, and is eventually captured in an ambush by the fascists. SBS, Tuesday, May 18, 9.30pm.

The Betrayal — During World War II, Ron Jeffrey, a young New Zealand soldier, risked his life for the Polish underground, even impersonating Gestapo officers. Jeffrey went to London with valuable information about the Nazis, but this was rejected by the British. He was returned to New Zealand to peel potatoes and clean toilets in a labour camp. SBS, Tuesday, May 18, 11.35pm.

Movie: Au Revoir, Mon Amour (1991) — The tragic love story of a Chinese singer and an underground revolutionary during the Japanese occupation of China. From Hong Kong. SBS, Friday, May 21, 1am.