Once Upon a Time in Punchbowl

July 2014

Ep4

4.0 322 x
In the days following the Cronulla Beach riots in December 2005, many young Lebanese Australians are outraged at what they perceive as an attack by wider Australia on their Australian identity, their culture and religion. When rumours spread of reprisals against the Lakemba Mosque thousands gather to protect the building, ...

Ep4: Arabic Subtitles

1.5 383 x
In the days following the Cronulla Beach riots in December 2005, many young Lebanese Australians are outraged at what they perceive as an attack by wider Australia on their Australian identity, their culture and religion. When rumours spread of reprisals against the Lakemba Mosque thousands gather to protect the building, ...

Ep3

2.5 184 x
After 9/11 the War on Terror makes many in the Lebanese Australian community feel their loyalty is being unfairly questioned. Zaky Mallah is a Punchbowl teenager recovering from the early death of his parents. Searching for answers in Islam he looks for meaning in jihad. As the Howard Government introduces new anti-terrori...

Ep3: Arabic Subtitles

3.0 145 x
After 9/11 the War on Terror makes many in the Lebanese Australian community feel their loyalty is being unfairly questioned. Zaky Mallah is a Punchbowl teenager recovering from the early death of his parents. Searching for answers in Islam he looks for meaning in jihad. As the Howard Government introduces new anti-terrori...
June 2014

Ep2

3.0 330 x
By the late 1990s the Lebanese Australian community is being terrorised by a violent criminal minority enforcing the drug racket with extreme violence and handguns. On the streets young teenagers aspire to the glamour of gangster rap, many working as runners and dealers for the drug gangs. Part of a slightly older generati...

Ep2: Arabic subtitles

4.0 128 x
By the late 1990s the Lebanese Australian community is being terrorised by a violent criminal minority enforcing the drug racket with extreme violence and handguns. On the streets young teenagers aspire to the glamour of gangster rap, many working as runners and dealers for the drug gangs. Part of a slightly older generati...

Ep1

3.0 466 x
Tells the inside story of the challenges the Lebanese Australian community has faced in Australia and how they have fought to overcome them. This landmark documentary series hears from community leaders, police, families and individuals, as they combine to tell the compelling and dramatic story of a proud and resilient com...

Ep1 with Arabic Subtitles

3.0 147 x
Tells the inside story of the challenges the Lebanese Australian community has faced in Australia and how they have fought to overcome them. This landmark documentary series hears from community leaders, police, families and individuals, as they combine to tell the compelling and dramatic story of a proud and resilient com...
December 2013

Coming Soon - CRONULLA

3.0 99 x
This is the untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia. This is a community that has been besieged by events beyond their control. But they have emerged stronger than ever with a resilience and strength that will carry them into the future.

Coming Soon - GEORGE

3.0 47 x
This is the untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia. This is a community that has been besieged by events beyond their control. But they have emerged stronger than ever with a resilience and strength that will carry them into the future.
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