Film 06

Apr 16th  THE FURNACE; Australia, 2020, 116 mins, MA

Dir: Roderick MacKay. Stars: Ahmed Malek, Baykali Ganambarr.

 To escape the outback, a young Afghan cameleer falls in with a mysterious bushman on the run with stolen Crown gold.  The film illuminates the forgotten history of Australia's 'Ghan' cameleers, predominantly Muslim and Sikh men from India, Afghanistan and Persia, who opened up the Nation's desert interior and formed unique bonds with local Aboriginal people. Drama/Adv/Hist

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