‘Paying the Price: The Killing of the Children of Iraq’ (2000)

The story that the west forgot, but that people in Iraq will never forget.

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Our weekly documentary film, curated by our team at 21WIRE.

This ground-breaking documentary by award-winning journalist and filmmaker John Pilger, investigates the effects of US-led international sanctions on the people of Iraq, depleted uranium contamination, and discovers that after ten years of extraordinary isolation imposed by the United Nations – and enforced by the US and Britain, have killed more people than the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan.

Run time: 1 hour 15 min
Director: Alan Lowery
Producer: John Pilger
Production: Carlton Television

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