On the side of the angels

Australia, 1987

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This film presents the story of the people involved in the movement for peace in Australia from 1900 to the present. Using rare archival film, the program reflects on the international events that concerned and influenced many people to organise together for peace and world stability. Features Ralph Gibson, founding member against war and fascism in the 30s, Stephen Murray-Smith, peace historian, Sam Goldbloom, Council for International Cooperation and Disarmament, Jim Cairns, Deputy Prime Minister with the Whitlam government, Jean McLean, radical Victorian Labour MP and Jo Camilleri, Convenor of People for Nuclear Disarmament.



Claire Jager


Peter Kaufmann

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Open Channel Productions







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