Chasing Asylum

Promoted By St George Amnesty

Date: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 6:30PM

Where: Event Cinemas Hurstville
Westfield Hurstville, Rooftop Westfield Shopping Centre, Park Rd, Hurstville, New South Wales, 2220, Australia

You are invited to a special screening of Chasing Asylum hosted by Amnesty Sutherland Shire


  • General Admission: $20.00
  • Additional booking fee of $1.65 per ticket.
  • (Includes all applicable taxes)
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Chasing Asylum

Year: 2016

Genre: Documentary - Human Rights

Classification: Check the Classification

Writer: Eva Orner

Producer: Eva Orner

Director: Eva Orner

Chasing Asylum exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and explores how ‘The Lucky Country’ became one where leaders choose detention over compassion and governments deprive the desperate of their basic human rights. The film features never before seen footage from inside Australia’s offshore detention camps, revealing the personal impact of sending those in search of a safe home to languish in limbo. Chasing Asylum explores the mental, physical and even the fiscal consequences of Australia’s decision to lock away families in unsanitary conditions away from media scrutiny, destroying their lives under the pretext of saving them.