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Where Is Kyra

Saturday 23 March 8.30pm

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C'est La Vie

Monday 25 March 8.30pm

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The Workshop

Monday 18 March 8.30pm

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Rialto Channel offers a superb range of specialist movie, documentary and entertainment programming. Here is an opportunity to see programming that you won't see anywhere else on New Zealand television. This month we premiere ‘Rialto Channel PRIDE documentaries’ celebrating our rainbow community, ‘Spanish Gems’, ‘Indie Sci-Fi’, ‘Rialto British’ and the carefully curated NZ Documentary series ‘Inspirational Kiwis’. Plenty to be informed, entertained and inspired by!

The brand new hit 6-part hit Irish series exclusive to Rialto Channel


Blood

Sunday nights at 8.30pm Channel 039

Families are bound by blood… and by secrets. This psychological thriller set in rural Ireland is a family saga about a woman, Cat, who returns home following her mother’s seemingly accidental death from a fall at the bottom of a garden pond. Cat begins to suspect her father’s involvement in the death. Starring Adrian Dunbar (Line of Duty) and Carolina Main.

BEGINS SUNDAY 3 MARCH AT 8.30PM

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Blood

Sunday nights at 8.30pm Channel 039

Families are bound by blood… and by secrets. This psychological thriller set in rural Ireland is a family saga about a woman, Cat, who returns home following her mother’s seemingly accidental death from a fall at the bottom of a garden pond. Cat begins to suspect her father’s involvement in the death. Starring Adrian Dunbar (Line of Duty) and Carolina Main.

BEGINS SUNDAY 3 MARCH AT 8.30PM

Call Me Bruna Season 2

Monday 12 March 8.30pm Channel 039

Raquel is a upper middle class young woman who decides to change her life, runs away from home and starts working at Stella's brothel. Between her clients, the rivals and her family, she becomes increasingly convicted about her place.

The Bookshop

Saturday 2 March 8.30pm Channel 039

England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition.

120 BPM

Monday 4 March 8.30pm Channel 039

Early 1990s. With AIDS having already claimed countless lives for nearly ten years, ACT UP Paris activists multiply actions to fight general indifference.

The Deminer

Wednesday 6 March 8.30pm Channel 039

In 2003 Fakhir, a father of eight, goes on a military mission to Mosul, Iraq, to fight against the terror after the fall of Saddam Hussein. When he sees how thousands of innocent people are injured by exploding mines, he decides to become a deminer, a person responsible for detonating mines.

The Female Brain

Saturday 9 March 8.30pm Channel 039

What makes a woman swipe right for Mr. Wrong and left for Mr. Right? This is a look at the real-life science behind our (often regrettable) romantic impulses. Writer-director Whitney Cummings stars as no-nonsense neuroscientist Julia.

The Bureau

Tuesday 5 March 8.30pm Channel 039

The Bureau is based upon real accounts by former spies and inspired by contemporary events. It centres on the daily life and missions of agents within France's General for Directorate External Security - the GDSE, its principal external security service.

Revenge Artist

Friday 1 March 8.30pm Channel 039

Noelle, an art student struggling with creativity, is violently raped by a fellow classmate. After attempting the traditional routes to cope with her trauma, she impulsively confronts her attacker.

No Stone Unturned

Thursday 7 March 8.30pm Channel 039

Acclaimed filmmaker Alex Gibney (Zero Days, The Armstrong Lie) reopens the mysterious unsolved case revolving around the 1994 Loughinisland massacre. On 18 June, in the small village of Loughinisland, Northern Ireland, six men were brutally murdered.

Long Way North

Friday 8 March 8.30pm Channel 039

1882, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Sasha, a young aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship.

Let The Sunshine In

Monday 11 March 8.30pm Channel 039

Isabelle is a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but refusing to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out of her life.

The Heart Of Nuba

Wednesday 13 March 8.30pm Channel 039

In the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan, American doctor Tom Catena selflessly and courageously serves the needs of a forgotten people, while the region is bombed relentlessly.

Fred

Thursday 14 March 8.30pm Channel 039

A sombre examination of former London gangster Freddie Foreman, a Krays associate and ruthless criminal. He is now living in a retirement home.

Dark Night

Friday 15 March 8.30pm Channel 039

A haunting, artfully understated critique of American gun culture, Tim Sutton's third feature is loosely based around the 2012 massacre in Aurora, Colorado that took place during a multiplex screening of The Dark Knight Rises.

The Intervention

Saturday 16 March 8.30pm Channel 039

When four couples meet for a weekend away together, an attempt to run a “marriage intervention” goes hilariously wrong as everyone is forced to confront the secrets and fears that seem to be holding them back.

The Workshop

Monday 18 March 8.30pm Channel 039

La Ciotat, South of France. Antoine attends a summer writing workshop in which a few young people have been selected to write a crime thriller with the help of Olivia, a famous novelist.

Where Is Kyra

Saturday 23 March 8.30pm Channel 039

In Brooklyn, New York, Kyra loses her job and struggles to survive on her ailing mother's income. As the weeks and months go on, her problems worsen. This leads her on a risky and dangerous path.

This Is Congo

Wednesday 20 March 8.30pm Channel 039

This is Congo provides an immersive and unfiltered look into the world's longest continuing conflict and those who are surviving within it.

The Murder Of Sadie Hartley

Thursday 21 March 8.30pm Channel 039

In January 2016, businesswoman Sadie Hartley was brutally stabbed to death in her own home. On 17 August, Sarah Williams and Katrina Walsh were found guilty of her murder.

The Song Of Sway Lake

Friday 22 March 8.30pm Channel 039

After his father's suicide, a young record collector and his friend go to his family's lake house to steal a valuable jazz record. While he is there, encounters with his estranged grandmother.

Submission

Saturday 30 March 8.30pm Channel 039

Ted Swenson is a once-acclaimed author who teaches writing at a small liberal arts college. When a new pupil, Angela Argo, shows promise Ted focuses on nurturing her career, and she appears more than willing to devote the one-on-one time required.

C'est La Vie

Monday 25 March 8.30pm Channel 039

From the team behind the acclaimed The Intouchables, comes a wedding comedy with a great cast, full of shallow characters and a screwball plot! Pierre is marrying Héléna and he wants everthing about the wedding party to be first class!

Last Men In Aleppo

Wednesday 27 March 8.30pm Channel 039

Nominated for an Academy Award and Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Syrian filmmaker Fayyad and Danish co-director Johannessen's breathtaking work - a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage.

I, Dolours

Thursday 28 March 8.30pm Channel 039

A cinematic yet intimate and complex portrait of Dolours Price, militant IRA activist, hunger striker and dissident Republican who two years before she died gave a filmed interview on condition that it would not be broadcast in her lifetime.

The Boy Downstairs

Friday 29 March 8.30pm Channel 039

Diana moves back to New York City after a few years abroad and finds the perfect Brooklyn apartment for a fresh start. Yet on the first night in her new home, she discovers that her ex-boyfriend Ben lives in the apartment below hers.

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