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Refugee Week "Constance on the edge" Movie Fundraiser

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One family. Two wars. Three countries. What does it take to forge a new life far from home?

Filmed over 10 years, Constance on the Edge is an unflinchingly honest portrayal of one refugee family’s resettlement story in Australia.

Brave, lion-hearted, charismatic Constance, mother of six, confronts her painful past in war torn Sudan, and risks everything in Australia so her family can thrive.

Mary, Constance’s niece, finds it impossible to find a job. Vicky, her daughter, studies every morning from 4am, hoping to get into university. Charles, 23, is struggling with alienation and depression.

Constance on the Edge gets to the heart of a contemporary untold story about the courage and resilience it takes to build new lives. The film also highlights the important role communities play in encouraging a sense of welcoming, healing and belonging.


The viewing of the film coincides with Refugee Week (18-24 June) and World Refugee Day (20 June). The beneficiary of funds raised being the Cabrini Asylum Seeker & Refugee Health Hub.

DATE  22 June 2017
PRE-DRINK IN THE FOYER 6.45 pm – 7.00 pm
FILM START 7.15 pm
COST $35 including a champagne/beer/wine or choc top
VENUE Lido Cinema, 675 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn

Learn more about the Cabrini Asylum Seeker & Refugee Health Hub here.

Constance on the Edge trailer is available at: