Matchbox Pictures and SBS in association with ACMI present

TV premiere + Q&A: Safe Harbour

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Join us for a Q&A with director Glendyn Ivin (Seven Types of Ambiguity, The Beautiful Lie), creator and writer Belinda Chayko (LouBarracuda), producer Stephen Corvini (Better Man, Devil's Dust) and cast members Nicole Chamoun, Ewen Leslie, Robert Rabiah, Hazem Shammas and Leeanna Walsman following the premiere of the first two episodes of their new series Safe Harbour.

A bold psychological thriller, Safe Harbour tells the story of sailing holidaymakers whose adventure takes an unexpected turn when they collide with a fishing boat overloaded with asylum seekers.

Safe Harbour is helmed by a stellar ensemble cast featuring Phoebe Tonkin (The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, H2O Just Add Water), AACTA and Logie award-winner Joel Jackson (Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door, Deadline Gallipoli) award-winning actor Ewen Leslie (Sweet Country, Rake, Janet King, Top of the Lake: China Girl), acclaimed actress Leeanna Walsman (Seven Types of Ambiguity, Cleverman, Looking for Alibrandi) and award winner Jacqueline McKenzie (The 4400, The Water Diviner). Other members of the ensemble cast include Hazem Shammas (Underbelly), Nicole Chamoun (Kick, Romper Stomper) and Robert Rabiah (Tomorrow, When the War Began).

Safe Harbour premieres at 8.30pm Wednesday 7 March on SBS and runs for four weeks. The four-part series is a Matchbox Pictures production for SBS, and is produced with major production funding from Screen Australia in association with Screen Queensland with NBCUniversal International Distribution handling international sales.