Scattered People

Scattered People

A band of Australian musicians go into a Brisbane detention centre to play music and write songs with people seeking asylum.  They meet Saha and Mas and invite them to sing on their next album. 

Featuring acclaimed musicians Missy Higgins, John Butler, Michael Franti, Archie Roach, Dan Sultan, Katie Noonan, Harry James Angus and Robbie James (GANGgajang), this film looks into Australia’s response to this global issue, gives a voice to vulnerable people, and explores how music and the arts can bring healing, hope, unity and foster community.

Is Australia ready to hear from some of the world’s most vulnerable people?

Production Company: Being Reel Films
Producers: John and Lizzi Swatland


Genre: Feature Documentary
Duration: 55min
Availability: In Post Production

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* trailer is not for public distribution.

Supported by the
Documentary Australia Foundation