Documentary Month 1st - 31st July 2021

Who Would You Tell?
Online Screening

Who Would You Tell?

Australian Documentary


In October 1960, with the promise of a better future, three brothers from Malta were separated from their destitute family at a young age and sent to Tardun in Western Australia under the child migration scheme. What was supposed to be a second chance turned into a lifetime of regret, pain and missed opportunities that deeply affected their journey to adulthood.

Fifty years on, Raphael, Peter and Manny reflect on their stolen childhood and how the sexual, emotional and physical abuse they experienced shaped their entire life. Through interviews and archive materials we will be transported back through their memories of abuse, homesickness and severed family ties. Their story unravels the historic failure of a scheme backed by two governments and the broken promises of the Catholic Organisation that received them.

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