Fundraiser for Rural Australians for Refugees. All tix $20.
Thursday March 21: 6pm doors & complimentary food, 7pm film, The Island of the Hungry Ghosts, followed by Q&A with Christine Cummins – ex- torture & trauma counsellor from Christmas Island.
Bookings directly through Star Cinema on 5446 2025.
Genre: Documentary, Dir: Gabrielle Brady, Country: Germany / UK / Australia.
On an isolated island in the Indian Ocean, land crabs migrate in their millions from the jungle to the sea. The same jungle hides a high-security Australian detention centre where thousands of asylum seekers have been locked away indefinitely. Their only connection to the outside world is trauma counsellor Poh Lin Lee.
For more info on the film visit www.christmasislandfilm.com.