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Two ground-breaking new films by the Lock The Gate Alliance will be screened in Mullumbimby at the Drill Hall tonight.

The two 35-minute docos tell the powerful stories of Australians whose lives have been changed forever by coal and gas mining.

The films – Fractured Country: An Unconventional Invasion and Undermining Australia: Coal vs Communities – were directed by filmmakers Brendan Shoebridge and David Lowe from the northern rivers of NSW.

‘These films are inspiring because they tell the courageous stories of everyday Australians who have decided to take a stand to protect the country they love,’ said Deborah Lilly, coordinator for GFF Mullumbimby.

The public are warmly invited to attend the film screenings, which will be held tonight, Friday November 15, at 6.30pm, Mullumbimby Drill Hall. Tickets $14. Cakes and cuppas will be available.

 

 

 

 

 


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  1. At the film show there will also be short talks from locals recently returned from the Pillaga, from Boudicca Cerese who’s LtG Regional Coordinator for this area (on the current state of play here), from Jim Beatson re 350.org Divestment campaign, plus a song from Holly Knott, Earth Guardian. The films are only about half an hour each. Refreshments available.

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