Sapphire (KCET Monday at 1 p.m.) Provocative, absorbing 1959 English film dealing with a music student who, when she is murdered, is discovered to have been passing for white.
Between the Lines (Bravo Monday at 10 p.m.). Joan Micklin Silver's splendid 1977 film about a Boston counterculture paper that has caught the acquisitive eye of commercial interests is a kind of epitaph for the '60s. John Heard stars.
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (TMC Tuesday at 12:30 a.m.) Eleanor Coppola's 1991 documentary on her husband Francis Coppola making "Apocalypse Now" unfolds like a filmmaker's journal recording a spiraling into clinical depression.
Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser (Cinemax Thursday at 8:30 a.m.) Charlotte Zwerin's 1988 documentary has not an apparent objective except that of presenting an honest, superbly crafted audio-visual portrait that mixes footage old and new.