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Island of the Hungry Ghosts

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Directed by Gabrielle Brady
Germany, United Kingdom, 2018
Documentary

Synopsis

On Christmas island, one of the planet’s largest land migrations takes place. Forty million crabs make their way through dense jungle to the sea. But the island’s sublime beauty hides another, darker presence: the Australian government runs a high-security detention facility for asylum-seekers.

Synopsis

On Christmas island, one of the planet’s largest land migrations takes place. Forty million crabs make their way through dense jungle to the sea. But the island’s sublime beauty hides another, darker presence: the Australian government runs a high-security detention facility for asylum-seekers.

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Island of the Hungry GhostsDirected byGabrielle Brady

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Awards & Festivals

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Independent Spirit Awards
2020 | Nominee: Best Documentary
Tribeca Film Festival
2018 | Winner: Best Documentary Feature
Edinburgh International Film Festival
2018 | Special Mention: Best Documentary Feature Film

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