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ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS

Gabrielle Brady
AU DE UK 2018    53' 93'
⚬ Human Interest ⚬ Human Rights 

Synopsis

Christmas Island; in the middle of the Indian Ocean, 50 million red crabs make their ancient annual voyage from the jungle to the oceans edge. While thousands of asylum seekers are detained indefinitely in a high security facility. Poh Lin, a trauma counsellor living on the Island of Hungry Ghosts, bears witness to the decline of those being detained.

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Director

Gabrielle Brady

Producer

Alexander Wadouh

Co-Producers

Samm Haillay, Alex Kelly, Gizem Acarla

Executive Producers

Sarah Perks, Lizzie Francke

Production Company

Chromosom Film

Co-Production Companies

Third Films, Various Films, Echotango

Cinematography

Michael Latham

Editor

Katharina Fiedler

Music

Aaron Cupples

Sound

Leo Dolgan

Awards

Best Documentary Feature

Tribeca 2018

Buyens-Chagoll Award

Visions du Réel 2018

Best Documentary Film

Valletta Film Festival 2018

Special Mention

Edinburgh IFF 2018

Best Documentary

Crested Butte FF 2018

Flinders University Feature Documentary Award

Adelaide FF 2018

Prix SMART

Festival des Libertés 2018

Grand Jury Prize for the International Competition

Mumbai FF 2018

Amsterdam Human Rights Award

IDFA 2018

Best Documentary

SAE ATOM Awards 2018

Prix spécial du Jury

FIFO Tahiti 2019

Special Mention from the Movies That Matter Jury

ZagrebDox 2019

Best Director - Documentary, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound Design, Best Documentary

Ozflix Independent Film Awards 2019

Panorama Price

Festival FReDD 2019

Best Documentary

Sole Luna Doc Film Festival 2019

Audience Prize

Sole Luna Doc Film Festival 2019

Best Film

Down Under Berlin FF 2019

Best Documentary

Darwin International Film Festival 2018

Mercurius Prize

Human Rights Film Festival Zürich 2018

Human Rights Award

Move it! Dresden 2019

 

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Festivals

Tribeca FF 2018

Visions du Réel 2018

DocAviv 2018

Edinburgh FF 2018

New Zealand FF 2018

Melbourne IFF 2018

DOK Leipzig 2018

Valladolid IFF 2018

Montreal International Documentary Festival 2018

Jio Mami Mumbai IFF 2018

Makedox 2018

Athens IFF 2018

Festival des Libertés 2018

Viennale 2018

Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival 2018

IDFA 2018

Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2018

One World Prague 2019

Göteborg IFF 2019

DOK.fest München 2019

True/False Film Festival 2019

Moscow IFF 2019

 

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Film Details

Runtimes 53' 93'
Spoken Languages English, French, Farsi, Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese
Production Countries Australia, Germany, UK

Biography

Gabrielle Brady (1984) is an Australian filmmaker who makes documentary and hybrid films. Gabrielle studied Documentary Direction at the Cuban international film school (EICTV). Gabrielle has lived nomadically for the past ten years, traveling 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 Sheffield festival 2017. ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS is her first feature film.

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