On the box

November 17, 1993

Ochre and Water — The Himba people of Namibia are on a collision course with the forces of progress due to a massive dam that would provide much-needed energy but would flood huge tracts of Himba land, destroying sacred grave sites and vital grazing lands. SBS, Friday, September 17, 2pm.

Human Cargo — Looks at the world of refugees and the people who sacrifice their lives to help them, as well as those who work to exploit them. SBS, Friday, September 17, 8.30pm.

Blaktrax: Fitzroy Xpress, Little Bit Country... Little Bit Rock 'N' Roll — Celebrates the work of contemporary Indigenous Australian musicians and challenges the stereotype that all Indigenous music is played on the didgeridoo. SBS, Saturday, September 18, 7pm.

Seeking Asylum — Explores the issues surrounding those seeking asylum in the face of the Australian government's policy of mandatory detention for "unauthorised arrivals". SBS, Tuesday, September 21, 12.55am.

From Green Left Weekly, September 15, 2004.
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