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Pilliga Rising: If gas came for your community, would you rise?

Join us for this gorgeous new film about the Pilliga forest and the people that are fighting to protect it from CSG.

Sunday 24th February, 4:30 - 6:30pm, Narrabri Crossing Theatre. World premiere!

Don’t miss this moving tale of four characters, worlds-apart, united by their love of the Pilliga forest and determination to protect it from coal seam gas. A loving father, a young Indigenous multimedia artist, an experienced citizen scientist and a businesswoman-potter who has made the Pilliga her home rise up to protect water, people, country and community from a proposed coal seam gasfield in the Pilliga forest.

An oil and gas corporation plans to drill 850 wells through the Great Artesian Basin – one of the largest underground freshwater reservoirs in the world – which recharges in the Pilliga. This is the story of the Pilliga told by the people rising to defend it.

(for other North West NSW screenings, see here)

Check out these glowing reviews!

"Pilliga Rising is the mesmerising, heartbreaking, exhilarating tale of a community unified in defence of land and livelihood. See it, and see it soon.”

–Elizabeth Farrelly PhD, Columnist, Sydney Morning Herald

“Pilliga Rising provides a deeply penetrating insight into one of the great tragedies of our time: the devastation wrought by coal seam gas production.”

–David Donovan, Managing Editor, Independent Australia

February 24, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Narrabri Crossing Theatre
Nicole Hunter ·
Ann Loder Emily Meldrum Carolyn Michell James Laird Kim Bailey Bevan O'Regan Jean Fairless Grahme Slack-smith Alexander Coates Paul Antionette Bill Foster Falkiner Jenny Nola McPherson Bill Newell Anne Kennedy John Clements Darcy Ginty Rohan Boehm Sally Hunter Michael Alexander Ken and Lyn Thomson Rohan Boehm Natalie Mason W.J. Foster Ian Falkiner Kerry Ford Ron Campey Michael Northey Naomi Hodgson Robyn Bird Nicole Hunter

Will you come?