On the box

July 11, 2009

Bush Bands Bash — Every year, Alice Springs comes alive to the sounds of desert reggae, rock and gospel music with this showcase Indigenous event, the Bush Bands Bash. ABC1, Friday July 17, 6pm.

Tnorala — An emotive film by Warwick Thornton, director of Samson and Delilah, Tnorala is a place of unique and sacred importance to the Western Arrente people, who actively protect its beauty and integrity. ABC2, Sunday July 19, 1.30pm.

Make It Real — The story of 15-year-old Kenyan, Kevin Sumbah, one of more than 15 million orphans in the world who have lost both their parents to AIDS. ABC2, Monday July 20, 11.35pm.

Reef Dreams: Fish Wars — Follows the conflict between those trying to restrict access to the Barrier Reef and preserve it for the future and those who want to actively use the reef for their own recreation and feel excluded and angry. ABC1, Tuesday July 21, 2.55am

Liberal Rule: Cycles of Power — The 1996-2007 Howard government made the most determined attempt to change Australian society since the Whitlam era of the early 1970s. SBS2, Tuesday July 21, 8.30pm.

The Chaser's War On Everything — Expanding the war beyond our borders, taking aim at unsuspecting targets around the world and escalating their assault on Australian politicians, business leaders and the media. ABC1, Wednesday July 22, 9pm.

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