BREAKING BOWS AND ARROWS

Written & Directed by Liz Thompson
Produced by Ellenor Cox
Cinematographer Joel Peterson & Liz Thompson
Sound Recordist Liz Thompson
Editor Stewart Young
Music Felicity Fox
52 min • 2001
Finance: SBSi, Vision TV Canada, Soros Foundation
Dist: Film Australia
Sold: Netherlands, ABC Digital Service Asia, PNG TV

For sales firelight.com.au

Synopsis

A search for reconciliation and forgiveness after the war in Bougainville, PNG.

In Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, thousands of people have been killed in a decade long secessionist war. Exploring challenging emotional terrain with the victims and perpetrators, this film examines the extraordinary human capacity to forgive and marks the beginning of a path to true peace and healing for Bouganville.

BREAKING BOWS AND ARROW

Screenings: Margaret Mead, Commonwealth Film Fest – Manchester
Awards: United Nations Media Peace Awards – Best Television 2002, AIBD Best TV Documentary, French Intl. Film Org – Grand Jury Prize.

BREAKING BOWS AND ARROWS

52 min • 2001
Finance: SBSi, Vision TV Canada, Soros Foundation
Dist: Film Australia
Sold: Netherlands, ABC Digital Service Asia, PNG TV 
Screenings: Margaret Mead, Commonwealth Film Fest – Manchester
Awards: United Nations Media Peace Awards – Best Television 2002, AIBD Best TV Documentary, French Intl. Film Org – Grand Jury Prize.   
For sales firelight.com.au

Synopsis

A search for reconciliation and forgiveness after the war in Bougainville, PNG.

In Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, thousands of people have been killed in a decade long secessionist war. Exploring challenging emotional terrain with the victims and perpetrators, this film examines the extraordinary human capacity to forgive and marks the beginning of a path to true peace and healing for Bouganville.