Gaslands filmmaker Josh Fox’s guest spot at the Byron Bay International Film Festival is in jeopardy following his arrest in Washington at a hearing into hydraulic fracturing for coal-seam gas, or ‘fracking’. He refused to leave and was arrested for ‘unlawful entry’.
The festivals also plans to run Bimblebox, a documentary about coal expansion in Australia. The Bimblebox Nature Refuge lies in the path of what will be the Earth’s largest coal mines. One woman, Paola Cassoni, decided to resist the China First project. See more online at www.bbff.com.au.