Island Of Hungry Ghosts (12A)

Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Dumfries, DG2 7BE
Thu 21st February 2019

Gabrielle Brady | Australia | 2018| 98m | 12A

Christmas Island is famous for one of the largest annual land migrations – that of forty million red crabs scurrying to the sea. It also houses a high-security detention facility, in which those seeking asylum in Australia are detained indefinitely. Contrasting lush nature with enforced isolation, this documentary follows trauma counsellor Poh Lin as she attempts to support detainees and explores the island’s terrain, its violent past and its inescapable present.

Contains upsetting scenes, references to suicide and self-harm.

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