Radical Wollongong

Radical Wollongong is a new documentary examining the history of Wollongong through the lens of its radical tradition. The film focuses on such issues as industrial disputes over “Pig Iron” being sent to Japan, the 1949 Coal Strike, the role of the Communist Party, the Vietnam War, campaigns for women’s jobs at the steelworks, and the environmental campaigns against coal seam gas. Written by John Rainford and produced by Green Left TV and Art Resistance, Radical Wollongong features interviews with numerous activists: Rowan Cahill, Neville Arrowsmith, Pat Brewer, Lou Christofides, Jess Moore, Lyle Davis and many more. The film is due for release in May 2014. For more information see http://www.radicalwollongong.com

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