Winner, APSA NETPAC Development Prize, 2011
“For its seamless storytelling and documentary quality which evokes the uncertainty and desperation in a little-known story of a modern-day boat people.”
– Jury citation
The 2011 APSA Academy NETPAC Jury comprised APSA International Nominations Council NETPAC members: Philip Cheah (Singapore), Jeannette Paulson Hereniko (USA) and Peggy Chiao (Taiwan).
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.