Films by Pip Starr

by Andrew April 29, 2010
On Saturday December 20th the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne will screen a selection films by the recently deceased, long time activist documentary maker Pip Starr. The afternoon will include a series of guest speakers who will add insight into the current status of campaigns Pip covered along with other issues that were important to him.

Event details

When

December 20, 2008
from 09:30 PM to 11:30 PM

Where

ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne

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The Passing of Pip Starr

'I believe documentary should be beautiful and entertaining as well as emotionally and intellectually stimulating. I have always been inspired by the work of activists and others who have a long-term vision for the world that is about peace and real sustainability.’
   * PipStarr, 2007

Films to be screened

Fight For Country

The Story of the Jabiluka Blockade, the campaign to stop a second Uranium mine in Kakadu National Park.

Through the Wire
In 2003 dozens of asylum seekers escaped from the notorious Woomera Detention Centre during a protest at the remote desert location. Pip Starr was at the forefront of all the action.
http://www.engagemedia.org/Members/pipstarr/videos/through-the-wire-10.mov/view

The First Wave
In 2008 the people of the Carteret Islands have begun relocating to mainland Bougainville as their Atoll becomes uninhabitable. They are among an emerging class of global citizens – environmental refugees.

A full listing of Pip's films can be found here
http://www.engagemedia.org/Members/pipstarr/videos/

To be held at ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne, at 4.30pm on Saturday, December 20th, 2008. All tickets $8.00, available from the Box Office on (03)86632583, or online at www.acmi.net.au/

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