Dirt Cheap 30 years on - Screening in Amsterdam, Brussels, Berlin

Dirt CheapThe reworked edition of the 1980 film: Dirt Cheap 30 years on will be shown in movie theaters throughout Europe.

Sunday, September 23rd 8pm, at the SMART Project Space in Amsterdam. 

Wednesday, September 26th 6pm, in the Fairtrade Room of Mundo-B, 26 rue d’Edimbourg, 1050 Brussels.

Friday, September 28th 8.30pm, at Cinema Moviemento in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

Read on for more information about the film.

 

 

Uranium mining was imposed on the Traditional Owners of Kakadu, the Mirarr people, in the late 1970s and the controversial Ranger mine commenced production in 1981.

Three decades later Kakadu uranium is still shipped out of Darwin to fuel nuclear reactors in Japan, Europe and elsewhere.

The film includes rare footage of Mirarr Senior Traditional Owner Toby Gangale stating clear opposition to mining on his country and documents his prescient concerns about uranium. It shows how the Federal Government overrode the human rights of Kakadu's Traditional Owners in order to impose a toxic industry in a World Heritage Area.

The film provides a unique insight into a story that continues to generate heartache and headlines today.