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John Pilger’s Utopia

A long-standing critic of Australia’s treatment of the Aboriginal people, John Pilger’s new documentary returns to a subject he first documented in The Secret Country in 1985. The plight of Australia’s indigenous populations and their treatment by the Australian government has been described as “apartheid in all but name”. Twenty-eight years on from his first documentary here Pilger returns to see what, if anything has changed, and to demonstrate how the enduring legacy of exploitation and racism continues under a blanket of silence.

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