On the box


Hard Choices: Unchain My Heart — The story of a Burmese refugee who has voluntarily shackled himself in chains to draw attention to the plight of his suffering homeland. SBS, Friday, August 3, 3.30pm.

Fidel Castro — For the leader of a small Caribbean nation, Fidel Castro's impact on the latter part of the 20th century has been huge. SBS, Friday, August 3, 8.30pm.

Unveiled — Fariba, an Iranian lesbian, flees persecution in Iran after her sexual relationship with a married woman is discovered. SBS, Friday, August 3, 11pm.

Compass: The Fundamentalists — Series on religious fundamentalism across five faiths. ABC, Sunday, August 5, 10.05pm.

Helen's War: Portrait of a Dissident — Dr Helen Caldicott, firebrand anti-nuclear campaigner, is a celebrated author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee. SBS, Monday, August 6, 1.30pm.

Ghost of the Gulf — Looks at the Indigenous saltwater people's relationship to sea country and their efforts in caring for the sea turtles in the great oceans of the Gulf of Carpenteria region. ABC, Monday, August 6, 6pm.

US Media Blues — Explores how the media belongs to a few giant financial groups preoccupied with profit. ABC, Monday, August 6, 11.40pm.

Viva: Santiago de Cuba — Cristina Dio's musical journey into the heart of Latin American music brings her to Santiago de Cuba. SBS, Tuesday, August 7, 3pm.

Cutting Edge: Secrets, Sources and Spin — Examines recent first amendment (Bill of Rights) battles between the Bush administration and the press in the US. SBS, Tuesday August 7, 8.30pm.

Milosevic on Trial — Former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic was tried at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. SBS, Tuesday, August 7, 10pm.

Halal Mate: The Brothahood — Four young Muslim men are united by their love of rap music and their dedication to Islam. SBS, Wednesday, August 8, 8pm.

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