Franklin River blockade

Australia, 1983

Film
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Documents the massive non-violent civil disobedience against the building of the Gordon below Franklin Hydro-electric scheme between December 1982 and March 1983. It is the story of the largest peaceful direct action Australia has witnessed. It vividly portrays confrontation in a wilderness under threat a clash of attitudes. Includes interviews with Dick Smith, David Bellamy and Bob Brown.

Credits

co-producer

Nick Housego

Kath Scholes

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324486

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Franklin River (Tas.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tasmania

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Franklin River (Tas.)

Places → Tasmania

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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