'Soldiers without guns': A peaceful approach to Bougainville

CLIENT: DEMAND.FILM
OUTLET: ABC RADIO NATIONAL BREAKFAST W/ FRAN KELLY

Many Australians will recall the Bougainville conflict in Papua New Guinea, which claimed the lives of as many as 20,000 people.  A fragile peace was finally brokered in 1998, in part thanks to the efforts of an unarmed Truce Monitoring Group, led by New Zealand and guided by Maori values.  A new documentary seeks to tell the story of this unique mission — it's called "Soldiers Without Guns".

Many Australians will recall the Bougainville conflict in Papua New Guinea, which claimed the lives of as many as 20,000 people.

A fragile peace was finally brokered in 1998, in part thanks to the efforts of an unarmed Truce Monitoring Group, led by New Zealand and guided by Maori values.

A new documentary seeks to tell the story of this unique mission — it's called "Soldiers Without Guns".