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Film Info
Country Listing:Australia
United Kingdom
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Ben Lawrence


The world’s most famous political prisoner, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, has become an emblem of an international arm wrestle over freedom of journalism, government corruption and unpunished war crimes. Now with Julian facing a 175-year sentence if extradited to the US, his family members are confronting the prospect of losing him forever to the abyss of the US justice system. This David-and-Goliath struggle is personal—and, with Julian’s health declining in a British maximum-security prison, the clock is ticking. Now it’s up to Julian’s father, John Shipton, and fiancé Stella Moris, to join forces to advocate for Julian on this international odyssey. As they rally a worldwide network of supporters and politicians, they cautiously step into the media’s glare—and are forced to confront the events that made Julian a global flashpoint.


Join Gabriel and John Shipton (Julian Assange's brother and father) for a Q&A after the March 24 screening.

Tickets: $15 (Members from $10)

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