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The Screen Guide

Olivia Mensah-Kamara is larger than life with a heart and wisdom to match. This mother of seven, former broadcast journalist and political prisoner, emigrated to Tasmania three years ago after several years in a refugee camp in Ghana. Olivia now battles with the daily challenges of bringing her children up in a new culture with different values. She struggles to juggle her desire for a more substantial career with the immediate need to earn money in order to feed, clothe and house her family. But what will it take for Olivia to feel settled?

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Series

This title is part of a series
Destination Australia

Series listing
Bittersweet Freedom 2009
Bridge Between Two Worlds 2009
A Family Divided 2009
The Graduate From Sudan 2009

Crew

Director
John Swindells
Writers
John Swindells
Producer
John Swindells
Executive Producers
Ned Lander  Trevor Graham
Dir. of Photography
Russell Galloway  Raj Gibson

Cast

Olivia Mensah-Kamara - Debroah Mailman (Narration)

Production Details

Production Completion
2009
Genre
History and national identity, Social contemporary

Sales

International Sales
SBS International