Sanctuary

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Sanctuary

Directed by Kaye Harrison

  • Australia 2019; 85 min
  • Original version: English
  • Genre: Documentary

Synopsis

Khaled fought against the “beast” of terror when working as an interpreter for the Coalition Forces in Iraq. Born Iraqi but raised in the Netherlands he believes in Western ideals of freedom like any Dutchman. But Khaled couldn’t escape the legacy of violence and spends the next 10 years travelling across 4 continents in search of safety. In the age of terror, Khaled is someone to be feared and is treated inhumanely. In 2015 he documents his quest to return home. Will he find sanctuary and have the life he always deserved or will he finally crack and become the “beast” they all fear him to be?

Production

  • BUNYA TREEHOUSE PRODUCTIONS

    Greer Simpkin, Lauren Mather