ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS
Australia, Germany, United Kingdom 2018 – Director: Gabrielle Brady – Original language: Cantonese, English, French, Hokkien, Mandarin, Persian – Subtitles: English
In a detention centre for asylum seekers on Christmas Island a social worker tries to help the refugees being held there. This aesthetically impressive film tells us about her work and everyday life in this idyllic non-place.
Writer: Gabrielle Brady. Camera: Michael Latham. Sound: Leo Dolgan. Editing: Katharina Fiedler. Music: Aaron Cupples. Production: Chromosom Film. Producer: Alexander Wadouh. Length: 94 min. International Sales: Autlook Filmsales.