Fight for Country

Australia, 2006

Film
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In 1998, over 5,000 people travelled to Kakadu, in the Northern Territory, to stand alongside the traditional owners of the land, the Mirrar people, and lend their support to the Jabiluka Campaign. The fight to prevent the development of the Jabiluka uranium mine was one of the biggest protest movements in Australia’s history and over 600 people were arrested in the process. It took film-maker Pip Starr four years to make this film, including one year spent documenting these historic events.

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Credits

director

Pip Starr

editor

Pip Starr

producer

Bill Runting

production company

Rockhopper Productions

writer

Pip Starr

Duration

00:49:45:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
2006

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

B2002542

Language

English

Audience classification

Mediatheque - not for children (ACMI classified)

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

MOV file H264; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file H264; ACMI External Digital Access Copy

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