The films

Fifty million crabs make their slow and ancient migration to the sea, in cycles deeper than the brief and violent human history of this tiny, wild island.

About the Christmas Island film project

The Christmas Island project comprises two films;

THE ISLAND, a short film for The Guardian and Bertha Foundation documentary partnership, released on April 13th 2017.

The forthcoming feature film – supported by British Film Institute (UK), WDR (Cologne), MBB (Berlin), Bertha Foundation and Screen Territory (Australia) – will be completed in late 2017.

Directed by:
Gabrielle Brady (Australia/Germany)

Produced by:
Chromosom Film Production (Germany)
Alex Kelly (Australia)
Third Films (UK)
Various Films (Germany)
Gabrielle Brady (Australia / Germany)

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