|Born||9 October 1939|
Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
|Occupation||Journalist, writer, documentary filmmaker|
|Children||2, including Zoe|
His career as a documentary film maker began with The Quiet Mutiny (1970). Other works include Year Zero (1979), about the aftermath of the Pol Pot regime in Cambodia, and Death of a Nation: The Timor Conspiracy (1993).
Pilger won Britain's Journalist of the Year Award in 1967 and 1979.
References[change | change source]
- Buckmaster, Luke (12 November 2013). "John Pilger's Utopia: an Australian film for British eyes first". the Guardian. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
- Maslin, Janet (29 April 1983). "Film: Two Perceptions of the Khmer Rouge". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
- Biography page, John Pilger's official website
- "Press Awards Winners 1970-1979, Society of Editors". Archived from the original on 2017-10-25.