Chasing Asylum

Screenings

2017 Season
Amsterdam

Chasing Asylum exposes the negative impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and explores how Australia became a country where leaders choose detention over compassion. This film features footage from inside the detention camps, revealing the personal impact of sending those in search of a safe home to languish in limbo. Chasing Asylum explores the consequences of Australia’s decision to lock away families in unsanitary conditions hidden from media scrutiny, destroying their lives.

Filmmaker(s): 
Eva Orner
Country of Production: 
Australia
Year: 
2016
90m
Genre: 
Documentary