THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN RACE RIOT (Documentary)
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Three-part Documentary-Series for SBS Australia
Bestselling author, columnist, and raconteur Peter FitzSimons takes an explosive journey across Australia, reliving the country's forgotten race riots in a new three-part documentary series, The Great Australian Race Riot. In his inimitable style, FitzSimons exposes heroes and villains on a journey that spans more than 170 years, and the breadth of the country. Along the way, he demonstrates how mobs of every ethnicity have transformed our nation. FitzSimons sets out from the sands of Cronulla beach, site of Australia's most notorious recent race riot, to quickly reveal that this riot was no aberration. He visits original riot locations retracing both the social context and the path each mob takes.
Prod. Company: Essential Media and Entertainment
Dir.: Sally Aitken
Prod.: Alan Erson
DoPs: Peter Coleman, Frank Flick