John Pilger’s documentaries

 

1970

In his iconic documentary debut ‘The Quiet Mutiny’, Pilger reports from the front line in where he finds disillusioned American troops in open rebellion.

1974

A revealing portrayal of bigoted Alabama governor George Wallace

1975

The plight of the Bangladeshi during the horrors of the famine.

1978

Three years after the fall of Saigon, Pilger returns to examine the new regime.

1979

The shocking state of Cambodia after Pol Pot’s murderous regime.

1981

The shabby treatment of returning combat soldiers from Vietnam is investigated.

1985

The shameful history of persecution of the Aborigines in Australia.

1987

A look at Japanese society and its emergent nationalism.

1990

The plight of a people who have struggled to rebuild their stricken country.

1995

John Pilger reported the end of the Vietnam War from the American Embassy in Saigon, where the last American troops fled from the roof-top helicopter pad. He was made Journalist of the Year and International Reporter of the Year for his reporting of the Vietnam War over a period of almost ten years.

1996

An undercover investigation of slave labour in Burma.

1998

An analysis of South Africa’s new, democratic regime.

1999

An examination of the exclusion of Australia’s Aborigines.

2001

The New Rulers Of The World analyses the new global economy and reveals that the divisions between the rich and poor have never been greater – two thirds of the world’s children live in poverty – and the gulf is widening like never before.

2002

The Palestinians right of return was affirmed by the United Nations more than half a century ago, but they are still caught in a terrible limbo.

2004

An extraordinary film about the plight of the Chagos Islands, whose indigenous population was secretly and brutally expelled by British Governments in the late 1960s and early 1970s to make way for an American military base.

2007

‘The War On Democracy’ (2007) was John Pilger’s first for cinema. It explores the current and past relationship of Washington with Latin American countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile.

2010

The War You Don’t See. A film about the role of the media in current day conflicts.

More famous documentaries by John Pilger can be found HERE