15 May 2017

Filmmaker detained on Manus to miss premiere

From , 5:04 am on 15 May 2017

The maker of a movie shot in secret on a cellphone by a refugee detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island says his co-director has a right to be at the premiere.

Chauka, please tell us the time screens for the first time at the Sydney Film Festival in June.

Ben Robinson Drawbridge reports.

Behrouz Boochani.

Behrouz Boochani. Photo: Behrouz Boochani