Tonight 730pm on The Feed / SBS2

We are very proud to have our short doco about refugees and asylum seekers featuring Hani from Somalia (pictured below) and other refugees from Afghanistan and Vietnam.  Screening Monday 1st June at 730pm on The Feed / SBS2.  Commissioned by SBS and produced, filmed and edited by myself, Chris Grose, Joseph Feil from The Story Collective.  In the doco we hear from Nahji who turned tragedy into success, we listen to Hani’s inspirational poems and why Rohullah wants to stay in the community of Swan Hill. Photo by Rodney Dekker.

About Rodney

Rodney Dekker is a photographer and film maker predominantly covering environmental and social justice issues. His most significant project has been documenting the affects of climate change and its resulting hardship on livelihoods in Australia, Bangladesh, Tuvalu and Kiribati. His photos have appeared in many publications including The Toronto Star, The Jakarta Post, The Washington Times, ASIAN Geographic, Australian Geographic, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Weekend Australian Magazine, Outback, and West Weekend. Videos have been published by ABC online, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Geographic and the Herald Sun. Dekker’s been a finalist of Head On Portrait Prize, Reportage, Moran Photographic Prize, UN Media Peace Awards, Australia's Top Photographers, International Photography Awards, Px3, received nominations for Prix Pictet and PDN’s 30 and was selected for the Eddie Adams Workshop USA. A number of Dekker’s photos are held in the National Library of Australia and in the state libraries of Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. He holds a Masters degree in Environmental Analysis and International Development and is a member of MAP Group.