Refugee Council of Australia


Films available for screenings.

So You Think You Can Stay

This powerful campaign film by NOAS uses a spoof talent show format to highlight the refuge process in Norway, and exposes the complexities of the application system. While the contestants and judges are fictitious...

Rosemary’s Way

Charismatic changemaker, Rosemary Kariuki, is on a mission to empower migrant women, enticing them out of cultural silos, exposing them to new ideas, experiences and the wider Australian society.


A woman escaping a cult, a refugee fleeing with his family, a father trapped in a dead-end job, and a bureaucrat on the verge of a national scandal find their lives intertwined in an immigration detention centre.


Manus is a 13 minute film which shines a light on the plight of hundreds of asylum seekers held captive by the Australian Government on Manus Island in PNG for over 6 years.

For Sama

A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria.

Cast from the Storm

Cast from the Storm tells the tender story of a group of teenage refugees who share their extraordinary stories when they join Treehouse Theatre, an after-school theatre group.

Night Becomes Day

Sohail is a teenager in a Greek refugee camp, who is inspired to migrate from the camp to create a new form of citizenship not previously imagined.

Sirocco – Winds of Resistance

Year: 2016 Directed by: Joshua Campbell Drawing from the inspiration of their grandmothers, singer Aziza Brahim and activist Senia Abderhaman wrestle for the independence of their people from a brutal and corporate...

Journey beyond fear

This is a feature documentary told through the eyes of a teenage girl and her refugee family in pursuit of resettlement in Malaysia.


The film features a series of interwoven portraits of Syrians eking out lives in the major refugee camps and cities of Jordan.