BU CAETAN-DOCS-BP Press Kit-BP Press Kit
Bitter Paradise Press Kit
- [1993-1997?] (Creation)
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Textual records; 15 pp.
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East Timor (Timor-Leste) was invaded in 1975 by Indonesia and occupied by the Indonesian armed forces until 1999, with widespread resulting human rights violations. The East Timor Alert Network (ETAN/Canada) was founded in 1986 to raise awareness about the situation of East Timor and to change Canadian government policy, which accepted Indonesian rule.
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Item consists of press clippings, flyers, a press release, a synopsis of the film, and Elaine Brière's resume. It provides information on the release and reception of Ms. Brière's film "Bitter Paradise," including reviews of the film and promotional material as well as supplementary information about the filmmaker herself.
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Originals destroyed due to water damage.