On the box


Tales from a Suitcase — Anne Duffy-Lindsay grew up in a radical IRA family in southern Ireland. Upon arriving in Australia in the early 1950s, she took up the communist cause. SBS1, Tuesday August 25th, 2.30pm.

Costa's Garden Odyssey — Takes a holistic approach to gardening and horticulture, emphasising the importance of water and its management. SBS1, Thursday, August 27, 8pm.

Meeting Ms Right — Explores the work of best-selling Indigenous Australian author Dr Anita Heiss. ABC1, Friday, August 28, 6pm.

Message Stick: Henry and Bee — Bee King is a young Aboriginal woman who was removed from her mother at birth, and then she re-established a relationship with her father, Henry. ABC1, Sunday, August 30, 1.30pm.

Dateline — Looks at the rising influence of the right-wing British National Party and examines the state of the Zimbabwe since the Mugabe/Tsvangarai power-sharing agreement. SBS1, Sunday, August 30, 8.30pm.

C.R.A.Z.Y. — Tells the story of a son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. This coming-of-age drama follows the trials and tribulations of growing up gay in the turbulent 60s and 70s in Canada. SBS2, Tuesday, September 1, 9pm.

Australia's Heritage — Wattie Creek entered Australian folklore as the birthplace of the Aboriginal land rights movement when Prime Minister Gough Whitlam visited the Gurindji people to grant them deeds to their land. ABC1, Thursday, September 3, 6.50pm.

Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez — In the early hours of March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska, causing the worst environmental disaster in North American history. For 20 years the residents of the little town of Cordova waged the longest legal battle in US history — against the world's most powerful oil company — ExxonMobil. ABC1, Thursday, September 3, 8.30pm.