Bougainville-"Our Island, Our Fight"

Bougainville-"Our Island, Our Fight"

韋恩.柯魯斯珍妮絲Wayna COLES-JANESS
1999
  • Australia
52min
Colour
  • Video

Bougainville-"Our Island, Our Fight"

Synopsis

Bougainville-“Our Island, Our Fight” is a powerful documentary about an indigenous people successfully taking up arms against the ecological devastation of their lands by a multi-national mining company and the government that stood to profit from it. The only coverage of the war for independence on the on the island of Bougainville, this multi-award-winning documentary smuggles us into the world of this besieged people. Cut off from all humanitarian aid and invisible to Western media, their only resource is their resolve to fight for independence to preserve their culture and environment.

Director's Profile
Wayna COLES-JANESS