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.

1980

The effect of aid to Cambodia and the extent of the country’s new-found stability.

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.

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.

2010

A powerful and timely investigation into the media’s role in war, tracing the history of embedded and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current war in Afghanistan and disaster in Iraq.

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