Sent Beyond Wins Awards

By November 12, 2010 Congratulations

This short documentary funded through Metro Screen has been awarded the Certificate of Merit from The Accolade Film Competition. The short documentary was developed and co-produced with the help of Metro Screen’s Breaks film funding and support. The film is also currently in the semi-finals for more festivals.

Written and directed by Pierre Thibaudeau and mentor Martha Ansara ‘Sent Beyond’ is a short insight into the live of eight French-Canadian political prisoners deported to Australia in 1840 for taking part in an uprising against British rule. Base on the journal of Francois-Mauirice Lepailleur.

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