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Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Year
2018
Country
Germany, UK, Australia
Duration
98’
Director
Gabrielle Brady

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.

 

The film is nominated for 'Rights Now!' Award

CREW
Director: Gabrielle Brady
Producer: Gabrielle Brady, Samm Haillay, Alex Kelly, Alexander Wadouh
Operator: Michael Latham
Editor: Katharina Fiedler, Lara Rodríguez Vilardebó
Sound: Leo Dolgan
Production
Chromosom Film Germany, Third Film UK, Echotango Australia, Various Films Germany
Sales
Autlook Films, welcome@autlookfilms.com
Awards
2018 – Tribeca Film Festival, Best Documentary Feature; Visions du Réel, Buyens-Chagoll Prize; Adelaide Film Festival, Best International Documentary
Director
Gabrielle Brady

Gabrielle Brady is an Australian filmmaker who makes documentary and hybrid films. Gabrielle studied Direction at the Cuban International Film School (EICTV), were she lived and made films for three years. For the past 10 years Gabrielle has lived between Cuba, Mongolia, Indonesia, the Australian central desert and Europe. Her short film Island was commissioned as part of the Guardian documentary series and premiered at the 2017 Sheffield festival. Island Of The Hungry Ghosts is her first feature-length film.

Filmography

Island Of The Hungry Ghosts (2018)

Blue Hall
Kyiv Cinema
vul. Velyka Vasylkivska, 19
Демонструється мовою оригіналу з англійськими та українськими субтитрами
By tickets
Tuesday
26 March 2019
21:30
Hall «GEGEMON»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
By tickets
Saturday
30 March 2019
16:10
XVII INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
20–29
March 2020
Bridges of Time / Laika tilti
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Bridges of Time / Laika tilti
Year
2018
Country
Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia
Directors
Audrius Stonys, Kristīne Briede
Duration
78
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Home Games
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Home Games
Year
2018
Country
Ukraine, France, Poland
Director
Alisa Kovalenko
Duration
86
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Minding the Gap
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Minding the Gap
Year
2018
Country
USA
Director
Bing Liu
Duration
98
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My Father Is My Mother’s Brother
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My Father Is My Mother’s Brother
Year
2018
Country
Ukraine
Director
Vadym Ilkov
Duration
76
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Still Recording / Lissa Ammetsajjel
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Still Recording / Lissa Ammetsajjel
Year
2018
Country
Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, France, Germany
Directors
Ghiath Ayoub, Saeed Al Batal
Duration
116
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