For most of his working life, controversial Australian journalist Wilfred Burchett chose to report from the “other side”. His unorthodox views and activities caused him to be labelled a traitor by many.
In 1978 the revolutionary Sandinista movement came to government after 43 years of organised resistance and the death of 50,000 Nicaraguans. This film follows charismatic guerilla leader Tomas Borge opposing CIA attempts to overthrow the Sandinistas.
Blowin’ in the Wind examines the secret treaty that allows the US military to train and test its weaponry on Australian soil. It looks at the impact of recycled uranium weapons and the far-reaching physical and moral effects on every Australian.
The 1981 murder trial of Alwyn Peter made Australian legal history when his defence lawyer successfully argued that charges of murder and manslaughter were inappropriate for dispossessed, semi-tribal Aborigines.
An account of the Vietnam war as seen through the camera of Australian journalist Neil Davis. Vietnam was a television war, a war said to have been lost in the lounge rooms of middle America and not on the battlefield.
A personal story of one’s man’s tour of duty in Vietnam and his obsessive search to locate 42 former enemy soldiers Killed in Action so that their bodies can be returned to their families and their spirits put to rest.