The Opposition

The Opposition The Opposition

Feature & TV Hour | Human Rights

Mothers Day, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 2012: policemen wielding machetes and guns descend on the Paga Hill Settlement to bulldoze their houses to the ground. Residents are beaten and policemen open fire on the crowd. This brutal demolition is to make way for a multi-million development which will include a five star hotel and marina wharf. The Opposition, an investigative documentary, follows Joe Moses as he struggles to save his community before they are forcibly evicted. Despite betrayals, police brutality and risks to his own life, Joe battles through the courts fighting to save his home.

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Runtime:
76 minutes

Producer(s):
Rebecca Barry, Madeleine Hetherton

Director(s):
Hollie Fifer

Executive Producer(s):
Beadie Finzi, Jess Search

Production Year
2016

Type
Feature

Genre
Documentary

Stage
Distribution

Website:
theoppositionfilm.com

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