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The Screen Guide

EAST TIMOR - BIRTH OF A NATION looks at how a country is born, literally from the ashes, and how the East Timorese people are working to build a future. Each program in this two part series tells the powerful personal story of a remarkably resilient individual. In examining their experiences, the series explores the complex issues and difficult decisions that are involved in reconciling the past and creating a new and independent nation.

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Production Details

Production Completion Date
2002
Genre
Drama, History and national identity
Production Company
Abracadabra Films  Film Australia Limited

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Singapore International Short Film Festival
    (2003)
  • Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival (Doc Aviv)
    (2003)
  • Hawaii International Film Festival
    (2002)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Vic
    (2002)