Worlds Apart Receives an Indie Fest Award


We are proud to announce that ‘WORLDS APART: Together in Adversity’ has won an award at ‘The Indie Fest’ film festival in Hollywood. It is great recognition for the production team that poured their heart and soul in to this special project, and also for the families that told their stories and shared their lives with us through the film.

Indie awards go to those filmmakers who produce fresh, standout entertainment, animation and compelling documentaries. The Indie is a showcase for cinematic gems and unique voices. – extract from the Indie Fest website

To celebrate the award we are offering a special deal on the DVD. If ordered before Christmas 2011 you will receive free shipping and $5 off the retail price. That’s a delivered DVD for $15! Who can you share this film with this Christmas? Order Here.

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Meet the Stars this Saturday!


If you live in Toowoomba you have the special opportunity to meet two of the WORLDS APART stars, Josh and Toni Mitchell. They will be talking about their involvement in the film, answering questions, and signing copies of the DVD. So make sure you pop along, have a chat and pick up a copy of the DVD at the Koorong bookshop sale.

Also, stay tuned for more information about a cinema screening of WORLDS APART in Maroochydore on the 30th August.

When: Saturday 30 July, 2011
Where: Koorong Bookshop, Toowoomba, QLD

Screenings in Sydney and Melbourne


Balwyn Palace Cinema

16 October, Ermington, NSW

Ermington Baptist Church will be hosting a special screening and fundraising dinner supporting Down Sydndrome NSW and Candlelight Thailand. For more information visit the Facebook event page: WORLDS APART: Ermington Screening

20 October, Balwyn, VIC
Christian Blind Mission hosts the Melbourne cinema premiere of WORLDS APART to take place at Balwyn Palace cinema. The screening will be followed by a Q&A from the cast and crew. For more information visit the Facebook event page: WORLDS APART: Melbourne Screening



Thailand Screenings: A Pilgrimage


The Worlds Apart crew heads off to Thailand this month for a series of documentary screenings; from Bangkok to the small jungle village of Huay Malai.

The film was translated by a group of volunteers from Thai Christian Fellowship, Liverpool. After many long sessions in the recording studio the translations were complete, and the film ready for its debut in Thailand. Read the rest of this entry »


Sydney out in Force for Preview


Event Cinemas, Castle Hill, hosted a special preview screening of WORLDS APART on the 29th of May. The 270 seat cinema was sold out during the week leading up to the screening so an upgrade was made to the 450 seat Senstadium. It was a great turnout with 400 people in attendance.

“I was really excited for this screening as none of my friends and few of my family had seen the film. For me, the film was about to take life!” – Tim Robinson (Director)

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Toowoomba Preview Screening a Success!


Toni and Josh Mitchell

On Saturday, a special preview screening of ‘WORLDS APART’ was held in Toowoomba at Birch & Carroll Cinemas. The exclusive event was opened by Toowoomba’s official Town-Crier, Ralph Cockle with the sound of his bell and a hearty “Hear ye! Hear ye!”

150 special guests attended the event including representatives of care organisations and local residents that featured in the documentary. Toni Mitchell (pictured) was featured in the film as the Mother and full-time carer of Joshua (pictured), who was born with Down Syndrome.

“I was very nervous about having our lives being put into the public eye but… it was a great documentary. Josh had an awesome time watching himself and those he loves on the big screen” Toni Mitchell

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Tickets available now


We are pleased to announce two exclusive preview screenings of “WORLDS APART: Together in Adversityat Event Cinemas. One in Toowoomba (22 May) and one in Castle Hill (29 May). Tickets are now available to purchase. Click here for details.