Grandmothers out and about everywhere for Refugee Week 2017. At the State Library, as part of the Refugee Film Festival, Grandmothers Wendy, Marty and Sandra congratulated Sydney Film-maker Jolyon Hoff following the World Premier Screening of The Staging Post .
The Staging Post follows two Afghan Hazara refugees, Muzafar and Khadim. Stuck in Indonesia after Australia 'stopped the boats' and facing many years in limbo, they built a community and started the school which inspired a refugee education revolution.
A real-life, real-time, multi-platform documentary. The Staging Post is about friendship, connection and the power of community.
Further screenings -
July 1st 7pm. Glebe Town Hall 160 St Johns Rd. 'The Staging Post' screening. The Staging Post follows two Hazara refugees, Muzafar & Khadim, stuck in Indonesia after Australia stopped the boats, and facing many years in limbo, they built a community and started a school which inspired a refugee education revolution.
July 2nd 4pm The Royal Exchange 32 Bolton St Newcastle 'The Staging Post' for tickets: https://www.thestagingpost.com.au/
Another Sydney ScreeningTuesday July 25, 2017, Dendy Newtown. Further details and booking tickets on thestagingpost.com.au - link above.