SBS TO LAUNCH 24/7 HD WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL JULY 1ST
TV broadcaster SBS will launch the SBS World Movies channel dedicated to international cinema and broadcast in High Definition, July 1st.
The dedicated 24-hour channel will feature a diverse range of movies reaching all corners of the globe, building on SBS’s long legacy as the home of distinctive and multilingual films.
According to SBS, at least half the titles broadcast on the channel will in a language other than English, and featuring everything from European art-house films to the best of Bollywood cinema, romantic comedies to anime, award-winning favourites, acclaimed new releases, and much more.
The launch will be the third HD channel for SBS and will broadcast more than 700 films each year. Included will be international titles including recent award-winning and critically acclaimed films such as Amanda (France), The 12th Man (Norway), Just A Breath Away (France), Ash is the Purest White (China), Aligarh (India), Girl (Belgium), Killing of a Sacred Deer (UK), and many more.
SBS World Movies will also feature curated seasons of special programming to mark cultural events, festivals and celebrations such as Diwali, Lunar New Year, International Women’s Day and Mardi Gras.
From July 1st 2019, SBS World Movies will broadcast on channel 32 alongside SBS’s existing channels, SBS, SBS VICELAND, SBS Food and NITV.