Report – By Anna Majavu
Indigenous Kanak people in the Cap Bocage area of New Caledonia have “lived in mud and shit for 30 years” as a result of the actions of the Ballande family mining group, a new environmental documentary film reveals.
Cap Bocage: When A Mountain Fell Into The Sea held its world premiere in Auckland at the New Zealand International Film Festival this week.
Directed by AUT television and screen production lecturer and filmmaker Jim Marbrook, the documentary features Kanak environmental activist Florent Eurisouké as he campaigns in an attempt to hold Ballande accountable over a devastating mudslide which polluted a pristine coral reef. Read more »