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Documentary Shorts 2: Fault Lines + Q&A
July 16, 2023 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Q&A: Gabriel Murphy, Scott Quayle, Matthew Victor Pastor, Evangeline Lily
A trio of ‘long-short’ documentary works that focus on race and identity and one short work about the plight of refugees fleeing PTSD. Sometimes confronting to watch, these powerful works tell stories that explore the personal and the political, telling often painful truths and asking uncomfortable questions.
60+ Ukrainian refugees were involved in making the film, sending a message of support to all refugees.
A poetic retelling of the experiences of Joseph Murakami, a fourteen-year-old boy from Darwin, who is summarily rounded up and interned by his government on the basis of his ethnicity.
Matthew Victor Pastor
In an existential panic a film director makes a TikTok and goes viral with millions of views. Met with racial abuse & hate comments the experience causes him to reflect on the Asian Australian identity.
The story of Helen’s struggle to find her place in the world.