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Sbs champions First Nations history, culture and achievements during Naidoc Week

Little Johnny, Robbie and Blue in ‘Robbie Hood.’

Sbs will mark Naidoc Week 2019 (July 7-14) with a raft of programming that celebrates the success and shares the unique stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, starting July 5.

Ludo Studio’s Robbie Hood, a short-form comedy series from writer-director Dylan River, will premiere on Sbs On Demand on July 5 and on Sbs Viceland on July 9.

The six episodes follow precocious 13-year-old Robbie (Pedrea Jackson) and his friends Georgia Blue (Jordan Johnson) and little Johnny (Levi Thomas) as they skirt the law to right the wrongs they see going down in their Alice Springs home town.

Also screening on the free streaming platform that week will be Indigenous-themed classic movies including Bruce Beresford’s The Fringe Dwellers, John Honey’s Manganinnie, Steve Jodrell’s Tudawali and Philippe Mora’s Mad Dog Morgan.

The new free-to-air movie channel Sbs World Movies will

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