The Bentley Effect

The Bentley Effect

85 mins | Australia | 2016
Directed by Brendan Shoebridge

In dark times, courage is born… sometimes in a cow paddock. When the coal seam gas industry staked a claim on the Northern Rivers shire of Australia, alarm bells rang out. A critical mass of people from all walks of life – activists, farmers, landowners, mums, dads, scientists – organised themselves to rally against the unconventional gas invasion.

This timely story of a community’s heroic stand shows how strategic direct action and peaceful protest from a committed community can overcome industrial might and political short-sightedness.

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Including introduction and Q&A with Director Brendan Shoebridge


Saturday 22nd April
8 pm
Alice Springs Cinema