Film Screenings


Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
What's On

Join us in the theatrette for a screening of short films specially selected by Behind the Wire to compliment the Stories from Detention Exhibition.

Saturday 20 May

No Fire Zone

Length: 96 minutes

No Fire Zone is a multi-award winning Emmy nominated feature documentary which tells the chilling story of the final 138 days of Sri Lanka’s civil war by the people who lived through it.

Saturday 10 June 

Mary meets Mohammad

Length: 80 minutes

Directed by Heather Kirkpatrick, this film follows the arrival of Tasmania’s first detention centre through the eyes of local Christian woman and knitting club member Mary and Muslim Afghan Hazara asylum seeker Mohammad, who is detained inside the centre – as they connect through the gift of a knitted beanie.

Saturday 24 June 

Chasing Asylum

Length: 90 minutes

Chasing Asylum exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and features never before seen footage from inside Australia’s offshore detention camps, revealing the personal impact of sending those in search of a safe home to languish in limbo.

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