Screening: Mary Meets Mohammad

Road to Refuge is a volunteer, not-for-profit organisation that that runs community education events, workshops and other platforms about asylum seekers and refugees in Australia, alongside an interactive web program. Road to Refuge will be visiting schools in the Goulburn Valley during late July, and at the conclusion of the visit, there will be a free screening of the documentary, Mary Meets Mohammad - a story about a refugee in Tasmanian Detention Centre.

The Road to Refuge web program is an educational and interactive website that allows you to make choices for a fictional asylum seeker along their journey from country of origin to Australia. It features an opinion panel, allowing you to juxtapose your experience with the opinions of respected figures in the asylum seeker debate. The Learn More page is a regularly updated information hub about asylum seekers. The website is designed for both high school students and adults.

From July 22 - 24, Road to Refuge will be hosting secondary school workshops at McGuire, Mooroopna, Wanganui Park, Nathalia and Echuca Secondary Colleges. To conclude this Schools Tour, Road to Refuge are organising a free screening of the fantastic documentary ‘Mary Meets Mohammad’ on the afternoon of Saturday, July 25 at the Youth Club Hall in Shepparton. Tea &coffee will be provided and all are welcome.

Event Information

Event: Mary Meets Mohammad Screening

Event Details: Frees creening of renowned documentary, Mary Meets Mohammad, followed by discussion between Dana Affleck and two Shepparton Guests.

When: Saturday, 25 July 2PM

Where: Youth Club Hall, Vaughan St, Shepparton

Cost: Free

This is a trailer for the documentary feature film 'Mary Meets Mohammad.' It follows the arrival of Tasmania's first detention centre through the eyes of local Christian woman and knitting club member Mary and Muslim Afghan Hazara asylum seeker Mohammad, who is detained inside the centre - as they connect through the gift of a knitted beanie.



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