9.30PM, NITV MA. 2009. In New York City’s Harlem in 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate 16-year-old girl, pregnant with her second child, is invited to enrol in an alternative school in the hope that her life can head in a new direction. A powerful and ultimately uplifting, award-winning movie. Stars Gabourey Sidibe and Mo Nique.
DANCING AT THE HARVEST MOON
12PM, SEVEN PG. 2002. Following the break up of her marriage, a professor finds herself falling for the son of her first love. A formulaic telemovie; take it or leave it. Stars Jacqueline Bisset and Eric Mabius.
THOSE WHO REMAIN
11.30PM, SBS M. 2007. In this French film, a man and a woman strike up a supportive relationship while their partners are in hospital battling terminal illnesses, but complications arise. A poignant film that stars Vincent Lindon and Emmanuelle Devos.