A film by Tom Zubrycki
Molly & Mobarak is the heart-warming story that follows a handsome young refugee from Afghanistan. He finds work in a small Australian country town and falls in love with a beautiful local girl. It’s a classic Romeo and Juliet story, but in this warmly humanistic documentary it’s all true and it unfolds before our eyes.
At a time when the hard-line policies of the Australian government toward refugees is causing divisions in the community, veteran Aussie documentary maker, Tom Zubrycki has come up with one of his most accessible and emotional efforts.
Nominated for Best Documentary at the IF Awards, 2003.
Post-Screening Q&A with Director, Tom Zubrycki and Amal Awad
TOM ZUBRYCKI is an award-winning documentarian whose recent films include Temple of Dreams (SFF, 2007); Molly & Mobarak (SFF, 2003) and The Diplomat (SFF, 2000). He also works as a producer mentoring emerging film-makers.
AMAL AWAD is a Sydney-based writer and author. She graduated university with an arts/law degree, practised very briefly as a lawyer and now works as a journalist. Her first novel, Courting Samira, was published last year. She’s a regular contributor to The Vine and Daily Life.
Dates & Times:
7:00pm, Monday 8 April 2013
Members $7, Non-Members $12*
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