Deep Water - The Real Story: Film Screening and Discussion

February 2, 2017

As part of the Carr Center's A.R.T. of Human Rights, the Carr Center screened the film Deep Water: The Real Story. After the screening, the Carr Center held a discussion about the film.

About the Panel:

    Steve Johnson, brother of one of the victims
    Martha Coakley, former MA Attorney General
    Amanda Blue, Director, "Deep Water: The Real Story"
    Darren Dale, Producer
    Timothy Patrick McCarthy, Moderator


About the Film:

This is the story of how a wave of vicious crime engulfed a community but was invisible to most. A tale of police ineptitude, of a society riddled by homophobia. It’s a story that asks how much a life is worth, which lives are the most valuable, of heartbroken families, of searing grievance.

For the first time Deep Water - The Real Story presents the full account of the gay hate crime epidemic that bloodied Sydney’s coastline. It stirs up old cases in the hope that new evidence will rise to the surface. It sheds light on the many deaths officially recorded as ‘unsolved’, ‘suicide’ or ‘death by misadventure’. Could these men also be the victims of gay hate murders?