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Slam

When a Palestinian girl disappears, the Australian media jumps on the news like vultures. She is painted as an Islamic extremist who has joined ISIS.

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Slam

Thriller, Drama

When a Palestinian girl disappears, the Australian media jumps on the news like vultures. She is painted as an Islamic extremist who has joined ISIS. Her family vehemently denies the accusations as they struggle to cope with their grief and confusion.

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  • Partho Sen-Gupta
  • Adam Bakri
    Rachael Blake
    Rebecca Breeds
    Darina Al Joundi
    Danielle Horvat
    Abbey Aziz
    Damian Hill
    Lourdes Abdishou
    Julian Maroun
    Russell Dykstra
  • Australia
  • English
  • 2018

Accolades

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, 2018

Nominated for FIPRESCI Prize, Best Director and Grand Prize

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, 2018

Official Selection

Critics

Variety

“...an outstanding slow-burn thriller..."

Screen Australia

"...a timely, suspenseful thriller that will resonate with audiences both in Australia and internationally.”

Trivia

Featuring an international cast including Adam Bakri, star of Oscar-nominated film Omar, Rachael Blake (Sleeping Beauty, Lantana) and Abbey Aziz (Let it Be Love).

The Slam poetry featured in the film was written specially for the film by famous Australian spoken word poet and performer Candy Royalle, who unfortunately passed away in June 2018.