On the box


Orthodykes — Three Jewish ultra-orthodox women are trying to come to terms with their lesbian tendencies in a religious environment that bans them. SBS, Friday, September 2, 10pm.

Message Stick: Wayne Atkinson — Stories presented from the perspective of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in their own voices. ABC, Sunday, September 4, 5.50pm.

Cutting Edge: Beslan — On the first anniversary of the Beslan school siege in southern Russia, this documentary uses witness testimony and archive footage to re-examine the event. SBS, Tuesday, September 6, 8.30pm.

Grass — Chronicles the narcotics policies of 20th century USA. Using sometimes hilarious archival footage, the film follows the history of the use and prohibition of marijuana. SBS, Tuesday, September 6, 10pm.

The Circle — Dramatic depiction of the oppression and discrimination of women in Iran. SBS, Wednesday, September 7, 10pm.

The Mary G Show — Exuberant television variety will bring the fun and spice of Indigenous humour, personalities and music from Broome into your living room. SBS, Thursday, September 8, 3pm.

From Green Left Weekly, August 31, 2005.
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