Video Sharon Shostak
The first feature film of former Mullumbimby local Kim Mordaunt and his producer partner Sylvia Wilczynski, The Rocket, opens this week in Byron Bay.
Last month the filmmakers held a Q&A premiere for an enraptured hometown audience. Check it out, above.
The drama, set in Laos and starring former street kid Sitthiphon Disamoe, has received awards almost wherever it has played, including Tribecca in New York, the Berlin Film Festival and the Sydney Film Festival.
Go along and find out why.