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This film follows the arrival of Tasmania's first detention centre through the eyes of local knitting club member Mary and Afghan asylum seeker Mohammad who lives inside the centre, as they connect through the gift of a donated knitted beanie.
Julien is 17, has a great sense of humour, bags of charm, and is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy.
When Father Peter Kennedy is sacked by the Catholic Church for unorthodox practices, a fight ensues that will result in one of the biggest rifts in the history of the Australian Catholic Church.
An inspiring story of struggle and hope from this beautiful island off the North Queensland coast.
Amal Basry fled Iraq and 18 months later the boat she was on sank en route to Australia. 353 people drowned. Amal survived by clinging to the floating body of a dead woman for 22 hours.
After The Storm captures the lives of the kids and crew as they turn a gym into a theater, come together as a company, and create hope and purpose in the midst of devastation and despair.
Sister Carmel, a sister of the Good Samaritans, is a fighter for social justice. Along with many of her contemporaries, she is passionately involved with the plight of refugees who were incarcerated in detention for many years.
Molly and Mobarak is the story of Mobarak Tahiri, a young Hazara refugee, who is living in the town of Young, in rural NSW.
Pregnant at 15 in England and dispatched to an institution where she was hidden away and arrangements made for the subsequent adoption of her baby, filmmaker Steve Thomasâ?? twin sister, Val, spent the next 25 years not knowing where her child was.