Thursday, June 30, 2011
The world premiere of the documentary Brother Number One, a film following Rob Hamill's journey to Cambodia to find out the truth of what happened to his elder brother, Kerry (pictured) who was murdered at Tuol Sleng, will take place at the New Zealand International Film Festival on Sunday 24 July in Auckland. Hamill, an Olympic and Trans-Atlantic champion rower, and director Annie Goldson have made a number of trips to Cambodia to complete the documentary footage including an appearance at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal where Hamill gave testimony in the Comrade Duch trial. The film is 97 minutes long and includes interviews with survivors, eyewitnesses and perpetrators. Find out more at the film's website.