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THE GREATEST LIVING FILM-MAKER

by Kenji
THE GREATEST LIVING FILM-MAKER by Kenji
No, not Godard, Scorsese, Spielberg. But yes, the indomitable, indispensable, irrepressible, irreplaceable John Pilger. He has not been the most innovative director of cinema as an art form (nor even always the director of the documentaries he has written and presented- take that, auteurism!), but a rare political investigator of genuine integrity and perception, with a consistent and unmatched body of fearless, vital work for a better world. Many of his films can be seen on youtube, where he has a channel. e.g: Guilty Until Proven Innocent , Nicaragua: A Nation’s Right to Survive , The Outsiders: Jessica Mitford , The Secret Country: The… Read more

No, not Godard, Scorsese, Spielberg. But yes, the indomitable, indispensable, irrepressible, irreplaceable John Pilger. He has not been the most innovative director of cinema as an art form (nor even always the director of the documentaries he has written and presented- take that, auteurism!), but a rare political investigator of genuine integrity and perception, with a consistent and unmatched body of fearless, vital work for a better world. Many of his films can be seen on youtube, where he has a channel. e.g:

Guilty Until Proven Innocent ,

Nicaragua: A Nation’s Right to Survive ,

The Outsiders: Jessica Mitford ,

The Secret Country: The First Australians Strike Back ,

Palestine is Still the Issue ,

The New Rulers of the World ,

Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror ,

Stealing a Nation ,

The War You Don’t See .

Below is a selection of his films.

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