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Sydney: Chauka Please Tell Us The Time
23 January 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chauka Please Tell Us The Time
Shot on his mobile phone from inside detention on Manus Island and sent to filmmaker Arash Kamali Sarvestani, this film by Kudish-Iranian refugee and journalist Behrouz Boochani is a unique record of life inside detention.
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Sydney Film Festival Review: ‘Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time’
It’s impossible to sit through Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time without feeling an overwhelming sense of shame. Shot in secret on a mobile phone by Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani — who has spent the past three years of his life locked up on Manus Island — this simple but intensely confronting documentary offers an unprecedented look at the appalling conditions in Australia’s refugee detention centre, and the day-to-day lives of the men our government has imprisoned there.
Read the full review here