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Can SBS seriously still screen documentaries?

I went along to the world premiere of the Steve Thomas documentary “Hope” on Friday as part of Melbourne International Film Festival. The documentary, which screened to a full house, tells largely in her own words the courageous and tragic story of the subject, Amal Basry an Iraqi survivor of the SIEV X sinking in 2001. Filled with emotion and sensitively edited, the documentary is a feature length 117 minutes.

According to the filmmakers at a Q&A session after the screening, the film struggled to gain the funding necessary, and that

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