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Talk for Life: English as an Additional Language (2020)

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A heart-heartwarming documentary about a life changing English language support program at an Australian primary school.

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Amel Tresnjic

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Amel Tresnjic (screenplay by)
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This inspiring documentary film takes us on a journey into the world of language and the crucial role it plays in the lives of newly arrived refugees in Australia. This heart-warming film tells of their experiences, from trauma endured as they fled their war-torn countries, to their search for safety and a better life in Australia. Dandenong North Primary School, a multi-cultural school situated in a Melbourne suburb, welcomes children of refugee backgrounds and their families with open arms. The school's goal is to give children the best start on a path of lifelong learning. The film features the school's highly successful English as an Additional Language Support Program and highlights the life changing role it plays for children of non-English speaking backgrounds. Dandenong North Primary School demonstrates the vital responsibility an educational institution plays in supporting refugee students as they overcome language barriers and develop the ability to express themselves. The ... Written by Kevin Mackay

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A heart-heartwarming documentary about a life changing English language support program at an Australian primary school.

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This film is made in its entirety by one filmmaker, Amel Tresnjic. He directed, filmed, recorded sound, edited and post-produced the film entirely on his own. See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 2020 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dandenong, Victoria, Australia

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Brave Archer Films See more »
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Dolby Digital (RCA Sound Recording)

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Color (Full HD)

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16:9 HD
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