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John Pilger


John Pilger began his film career in British television in 1970, starting with the ITV current affairs series 'World in Action'. His first documentary, 'The Quiet Mutiny', is credited with disclosing to a worldwide audience the internal disintegration of the US army in Vietnam. Four decades on, he is still making challenging films for ITV and cinema. His films have won Academy Awards in Britain and the United States.

John Pilger, an acclaimed Australian journalist, began his career with a newspaper at Sydney High School and honed his skills through a rigorous cadetship. His journey took him from Australia to Europe and then to London, where he worked for Reuters and the Daily Mirror, becoming its chief foreign correspondent. Notably, he was the youngest to receive Britain's Journalist of the Year award twice. His work in Vietnam, Cambodia, and East Timor, among other regions, has raised significant funds and awareness. Pilger has won numerous awards for his documentaries and has been recognized for his contributions to journalism and human rights. His extensive work includes influential books, documentaries, and articles, shaping public discourse on critical global issues.

Watch his films at his website and learn more about his body of work.