Over an impressive 35 year career John Pilger's determination to uncover the truth and unearth the facts underlying numerous social and political injustices has taken him to every corner of the globe.
1998 – South Africa: Apartheid Did Not Die
John Pilger was banned from South Africa for his reporting during the apartheid era. On his return thirty years later with Alan Lowery, he describes the extraordinary generosity of a liberated people, but asks who are the true beneficiaries of a democracy – the black majority or the white minority? Won the Gold award in the category of ‘Film & Video Production: Political/International Issues’, Worldfest-Flagstaff, 1998; Certificate for Creative Excellence (third place), US international Film & Video Festival, Elmhurst, Illinois 1999.
1992 – Frontline: In Search Of Truth In Wartime
John Pilger traces the changing face of war-reporting from the Crimea through the two World Wars to Vietnam and the Falklands.
1995 – Vietnam: The Last Battle
On 30 April 1975, the longest war this century in Vietnam came to a close. This film attempts to rescue Vietnam’s past from media oblivion and describes its last battle against the forces of globalization. Won the Chris Statuette (the highest award given to film or video productions in each of the nine production divisions) for the ‘Social Issues division’ of the Chris Awards, Columbus International Film Festival, Worthington, Ohio 1995; Silver Medal in the ‘National/International Affairs category’ of the New York Film & TV Festival, 1996; Gold Special Jury Award in the ‘Film & Video Production division’ of the Worldfest-Charleston, Charleston, USA, 1995; Gold Apple (Best of Category award) in the ‘International Social Issues category’, National Educational Media Network Awards, Oakland, California, 1996; Silver Screen Award (second place) in the category of ‘Politics, Government, Citizenship, World Relations, Civics’, US International Film & Video Festival, Chicago, USA, 1996.
Running Time: 158 minutes
PAL Format – Region 4
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