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Presented by the Refugee Council of Australia, Cast from the Storm will be screening at ACMI, Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne on Tuesday 28 March 2017 at 6.30pm. Get your tickets HERE. Tickets are Full $20, Concession $16 and ACMI Members $15.

This 120 minute long screening will be followed by a very special Q&A with the filmmakers and cast. It's a documentary every Australian should watch.

Throughout 2017, the Refugee Council will be screening films in the lead-up to, and during Refugee Week (Sunday 18 June to Saturday 24 June) 2017. If you'd like to be informed of upcoming screenings, join their mailing list.

Young filmmaker David Mason's debut feature documentary gives us insight into stories of children trying to live a normal life in the midst of facing unimaginable loss.

This documentary is about three ordinary teenagers with extraordinary stories, who join the Treehouse Theatre, an after-school theatre group. Through dedicated teachers, they are part of a community that supports them to share their personal stories which is scripted and transformed into a moving stage performance.

Asfar, Maryam and Wiam were forced to leave their home countries and everything they knew. Now in Australia, they face the challenges of not just navigating high school, but facing all that entails, being at a new school, a new country and starting a new life. This is not your typical refugee film. It tells a tender story of transformation, acceptance and belonging. A coming of age story, this uplifting doco gives you a taste of what it means to remake your home as a teenager and a displaced person.

Don't miss it!

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Why? Cast from the Storm documentary screening plus special event Q&A with film makers and cast
When: Tue 28 March 2017 at 6.30pm
Where: ACMI Federation Square, corner Swanston Street and Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC
Cost: Full $20; Concession $16; ACMI Members $15
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