A must see Award Winning Film hosted by Women OutFront ‘Mary meets Mohammed’ – held Saturday 18th June 2016 at the Maleny RSL, 1 Bunya Street, Maleny.
Costs nothing to attend – it’s Free! Support Refugee Week.
Doors open 5 pm for complimentary snacks and licensed bar by RSL. Film starts at 5:30 pm. Light supper is available afterwards and musical entertainment by Aleathea Monsour, Sue Moxon and guests. For more information telephone 0439 943 261.
Film Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YL9sCjK4cy8
This film follows the arrival of Tasmania’s first detention centre through the eyes of local Christian woman and knitting club member Mary and Muslim Afghan Hazara asylum seeker Mohammad, who is detained inside the centre – as they connect through the gift of a knitted beanie.
An extraordinary and gripping piece of documentary filmmaking. Joost den Hartog – Director Australian International Documentary Conference
- Winner Walkley Award Documentary Finalist 2013
- Winner Australia Day Council SA – Promotion Muslim and Non-Muslim Understanding 2013
- Winner 2013 Tasmanian Outstanding Achiever Award
- Finalist Outstanding Documentary Talent Award 2013 Australian International Documentary Conference
- Winner 2014 Special Award – United Nations Media Peace Prize
- Winner 2014 MIA Award Outstanding Coverage of Migration in the Media
- Winner 2014 Tasmanian Media Award Best Feature, Doc Current Affairs
- Finalist Australian Migration Council Media Award 2014 Television
- Nomination Best Documentary Director Australian Directors Guild 2014