Science on Screen


Directed by Gabrielle Brady

Germany, UK, Australia, DCP, English, Persian, French, Mandarin with English Subtitles

Science on Screen

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752


Wed, Apr 24

On an isolated island in the Indian Ocean, land crabs migrate in their millions from the jungle to the sea. The same jungle hides a high-security Australian detention center where thousands of asylum seekers have been locked away indefinitely. Their only connection to the outside world is trauma counselor Poh Lin Lee.
ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS is a hybrid documentary that moves between the natural migration and the chaotic and tragic migration of the humans, which is in constant metamorphoses by the unseen decision-making structures.

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