Earth First: the Struggle to Save Australia’s Rainforest


Beautifully filmed plea to protect Australia’s rainforests.

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Producer: Gaia Films, Australia.
Year Produced: 1988
Running time: 53 minutes
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It is difficult to conceive that in one lifetime man can destroy what took nature millions of years to evolve; that as each few seconds pass 50 acres of the world’s richest biological resource is stripped from the earth. This programme looks a 70 square kilometre radius of rainforest in Australia, which is all that remains from a past age. It is also the story of people who care, people who will go to the most extraordinary lengths to save these rainforests. Ordinary people who stirred the conscience of a nation and set an example to the rest of the world. Stunning pictures of the rainforest and the creatures living in it, and a dramatic portrayal of a human struggle for an important cause.

Made in 1988 this film reflects the cultural attitudes, medical procedures and language of the time it was made. But the issues raised are timeless.

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