Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Mary and Mohammad Very moving. A must see film
Compass, ABC TV October 13, 2013
The story of an unlikely friendship between a young Afghan asylum seeker and a 71 year old Australian pensioner.
Mary is a Christian who lives in a poor rural municipality outside Hobart in Tasmania. When the government opens a new detention centre nearby Mary is bitterly opposed to the arrival of its mostly Muslim detainees. But when her local knitting club is asked to make winter beanies for the asylum seekers, she embarks on a journey of friendship that finds her questioning long-held beliefs and prejudices.
Watch film http://www.abc.net.au/compass/s3853159.htm