‘The Department’ at Sydney Film Festivals documentary

Sascha Ettinger Epstein’s recently released documentary ‘The Department’ peers into NSW Child Protection Services in a first of it’s kind piece of work. The relationships between case workers and parents parallels the experience as a viewer, forcing an uncomfortable dance between empathy, frustration, and concern.

‘The Department’ is available to stream via the Sydney Film Festival website or SBS on demand.

Sascha joined 2Ser Breakfast to discuss the inspiration, objective and experience in making the film.