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Geelong: Film: Hope

18 October 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With the 14th anniversary(19/10) of the SEIV X disaster,

on Sunday the 18th we will be showing


Hope 1

 @ 2pm & 5:30pm

entry by donation,

the venue is to be confirmed.

This event will be in memory of the 353 lives lost and a lead up to

the Geelong premier of “FREEDOM STORIES” – date and venue to be confirmed.

A Study Guide of HOPE is available here

  • The greatest maritime catastrophe off Australian shores since World War Two occurred in 2001.
  • It is estimated that 146 children, 142 women and 65 men lost their lives when their boat sank.
  • The boat has come to be called SIEV-X.
  • SIEV is the acronym for Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel, used by the Australian Defence Force since 2001 for intercepted refugee boats.
  • The X stands for unknown.

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