Support Julian Assange and Press Freedom

Shipton House

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Filmed over two years across the UK, Europe and the US, ITHAKA follows 76 year-old retired builder, John Shipton’s tireless campaign to save his son, Julian Assange. The world’s most famous political prisoner, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has become an emblem of an international arm wrestle over freedom of journalism, government corruption and unpunished war crimes.

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Grant history

Year awarded: 2021
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $21,200
Purpose: Documentary – ITHAKA
Notes: Fiscal Sponsor: Women Make Movies