|Title||Form and Politics in Punitive Damage|
Kamal Bamadhaj was a 20-year-old New Zealander shot dead by the Indonesian military in 1991. His mother's quest for justice is the subject of Annie Goldson's documentary film, Punitive Damage (1999). Based on an interview with the director, this article examines the challenges of funding and making such a film, its political and aesthetic strategies, and its reception.
|Keywords||Punitive Damage, documentary, form and politics, New Zealand film, documentary funding|
|Journal||Australian Screen Education|
|Journal citation||20/21, pp. 18-23|
|Publisher||ATOM + Cinemedia Screen Education|
|Web address (URL)||https://theeducationshop.com.au/downloads/metro-and-screen-education-articles/screen-education-articles/form-and-politics-in-punitive-damage/|