New Land, New Life, tells the inspiring firsthand stories of five refugees from the Horn of Africa who’ve settled in Australia and made a new life for themselves in a new land. NB subtitles can be viewed by switching on the captions button on the bottom menu bar.
New Land, New Life was funded by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship under the Diversity and Social Cohesion Program.
After 12 months of planning, research & filming, HARDA released its new documentary titled New Land, New Life. The premiere of this exciting film was launched by THE HON BRENDAN O’CONNOR, Minister for Immigration & Citizenship on Feb 20th. It tells the inspiring stories of 5 refugees from the Horn of Africa, all who have undergone great hardship yet made successful new lives here.
FEW people can say they drank water squeezed from grass in a dead elephant’s stomach to survive. Or wielded an AK-47 before picking up a pen… Deng Thiak Adut can… ‘Survivors grab chance’-SMH News.
(Photo by Sahlan Hayes of Deng Thiak Adut, who is now a lawyer in Australia)
(Funded by DIAC under The Diversity & Social Cohesion Program; Produced by Michael Power, Afterglow Productions)