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Policing the pacific.

Robins, Penny, (producer.). Hilton, Chris, (producer.). Fulton, Nial, (producer.). Erson, Alan, (director.). Merrifield, Andrew, (director.). Oliver, Stephen, (director.). Erson, Alan, (screenwriter.). Fairley, Wade, (director of photography.). Bull, Phil, (director of photography.). Wenham, David, (narrator,, presenter.). Kanopy (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 104 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Title from title frames.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 2006.
Summary, etc.:
The Australian Federal Police find adventure and challenges in the region as they join the multinational police force known as the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) and embark on a tour of duty to East Timor. Australian Federal Agents have policed the Solomon Islands since 2003 at the invitation of its Prime Minister as part of RAMSI. The Solomon Islands has been torn apart by ethnic violence during a four year period of civil strife. During this time rival paramilitary gangs have raped, kidnapped, tortured and murdered, yet the perpetrators often remain at large. This series follows several Australian Federal Agents deployed to the Solomon Islands, where they patrol the streets of the capital Honiara, the remote and dangerous Weather Coast and outer islands that rarely, if ever, see law enforcement. In the final episode we are reacquainted with Australian Federal Agent Dave Elson who makes a tour of duty to Dili in East Timor after the recent unrest. A Film Australia National Interest Program in association with Essential Viewing. Produced in association with SBS Independent. 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Penny Robins. Producer: Chris Hilton (Series Producer), Nial Fulton (Producer). Director: Alan Erson, Andrew Merrifield, Stephen Oliver. Writer: Alan Erson. DOP/Cinematographer: Wade Fairley, Phil Bull. Narrator/Presenter: David Wenham.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Australian Federal Police.
Peacekeeping forces.
Security, International.
Law enforcement
Dili (Timor-Leste)
Solomon Islands.
Genre: Feature films.

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