07 January 1992 Ref: Y05870109
FIRST TUESDAY (COLD BLOOD: THE MASSACRE OF EAST TIMOR)
Received the Amnesty International Television Prize at the inaugural Press Awards in London, 1992. Was also awarded the media prize for 'Overall Winner'.
Won the 'Premi Actual International' awarded by Televisio De Catalunya in 1992.
Awarded the Kagoshima Prize 1992 Documentary Award at the 8th World Television Festival in Japan.
Winner of the Special Projects award at the RTS Journalism Awards 1993.
Shots: includes INTVs throughout with anonymous Timorese freedom fighters.
PART ONE : Night tra s along streets in Dili, capital of island of East Timor (0.00-1.16). Indonesian soldiers in camouflage trousers & bare chests, running (1.16-1.25). S' graveyard, people tending graves & praying (1.57-2.12). Colourful s' people on streets & in market in East Timor, soldiers mingling with crowds (2.12-3.07). INTV Aleixo da Silva about his torture at hands of Indonesian forces, i/cut s' Catholic church where he is claiming sanctuary, cus scars on his back (3.07-4.23). Archive CR ftge of departure of Portuguese from East Timor, declaration of independence, civil war ftge & Indonesian invasion (4.23-5.54). INTV JOSE RAMOS HORTA, diplomat (5.54-6.23)(17.54-18.32). Gvs coast & rusting hulks of old ships, i/cut unnamed witness to murders (6.23-8.25). Ls coast & pan to s' mountains of East Timor (8.25-8.46)(18.32-18.49). INTV EMILIA GUSMAO, wife of exiled guerilla leader XANANA GUSMAO, leader of freedom fighters Fretelin (9.05-10.47). S' peasants & children in traditional dress pounding grain in pestle outside thatched shack (10.47-11.33). Good but horrible s' cock fight in progress in village, crowd with money in hands, bets being taken, crowd cheering, one bird is killed (12.17-12.40)(13.04-13.18)(13.58-14.28). Gvs Lake Tacitolu (15.50-16.21). Good s' cemetery with gravestones & crosses (16.21-17.31). Air to ground s' countryside, coastline & airport (17.31-17.54). Gvs streets of Dili (18.56-19.29). S' Indonesian business in East Timor, local men working with sewing machines (19.29-19.45). Ints school with local pupils learning Indonesian language (19.45-20.14). Candle-lit night-time funeral procession, coffin being carried (21.13-22.15).
PART TWO : Exts & ints Catholic church, mass in progress, people receiving sacrament, i/cut INTV Father DOMINGO SOARES (0.00-1.21). Ls' mountains (1.21-1.36). Good s' Timorese guerilla army hiding out in dens in mountains, s' cooking, s' weapons, INTV commandant ALEX DAVIDE (ph) (1.36-7.08). S' site of alleged mass graves dug by Indonesians in readiness for massacre (8.05-8.25). S' Indonesian army jeep on street (8.41-8.50). Body of Sebastiane Gomes (ph) (shot by Indonesian army) lying in state at church with mourners around ; woman wailing over coffin (8.50-9.58). Clandestine Timorese Front preparing a banner for coming of Portuguese delegation & INTVs (10.45-11.57). Memorial service for Sebastiane Gomes in progress at church, queue of people for sacrament (12.11-13.15). INTV DOMINGOS SEGURADO (13.15-13.42). Procession of Timorese from church along street with banners, orderly at first, then excited (13.42-15.46) Crowd of mourners arr at Santa Cruz cemetery ; protestor ptc (15.46-16.50). MASSACRE SEQ : Shooting begins, people running & crouching down, siren wailing ; troops seen from behind gravestones (16.51-18.51). Wounded man covered in blood lying on ground moaning, helped by friend (18.51-19.19). Gvs protestors hiding ; s' troops from behind gravestones ; s body lying on ground (19.32-20.03). INTV ALLAN NAIRN of New Yorker magazine - eye witness of massacre, with large bandage round head (20.22-21.11). S' monuments, crosses on hills, cs' graves (21.53-23.39). INTV EMILIA GUSMAO (23.39-24.26).
10:13:00 10:21:00 East Timor massacre - troops open fire on group of mourners in cemetery, some injured & some dead.
Producer - MAX STAHL
Narrator - MARK HALLILEY
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