Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Pipe The Film

‎'The Pipe' on SBS 1 Australia, Tuesday, 22/11/11 @ 10.05pm. See trailer at and interview with director Risteard O Domhnaill on ABC radio with Michael Sheriffs:

The Pipe - SBSONE TV Guide for today

Four years in the making, this program tells the story of the small Irish coastal village of Rossport which has taken on the might of Shell Oil and the Irish State. In 1996, a gas field was discovered right off the coast of Rossport, and Shell wants to lay a pipeline directly through the village. The residents are up in arms, but the Irish government is offering Shell a carte blanche. The villagers fear destruction of the ecosystem, their homes and livelihoods, and all the disastrous consequences that could follow. (From Ireland) (Documentary) M (L) CC Th...

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