Lost Rambos

Documentary Short | 22 mins

What happened when M16s replaced bow and arrows in the tribal fighting of the highlands of Papua New Guinea?

The influx of modern automatic weaponry introduced to Papua New Guinea in the 1990’s has turned local disputes into swift lethal exchanges which threatened to permanently reshape highlands culture.

Director: Chris Phillips
Producers: Michaela Perske & Kiki Dillon

Supported by: Screen Australia & The Guardian