Bustard Head

Finalist in:

Best Tertiary Documentary

Director

Lucy Lakshman

Producer

Joshua Francillon

Production company / school / institution

Queensland University of Technology

Synopsis

Bustard Head tells the story of Nils Gibson, a 1880s lighthouse keeper on the remote headland of Bustard Head on the east coast of Australia. Although he tried to provide a stable life for his loved ones, it was not long before the lingering effects of the extreme isolation took its toll.

Running time

10:00