How the Lebanese community found their place in multicultural Australia
Following the award winning, critically acclaimed Once Upon A Time in Cabramatta, this is the untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Once Upon a Time in Punchbowl is a landmark television series about Lebanese migrant settlement in SW Sydney and Australia. The Lebanese first settled in Australia in the late 1800s, but the series begins in the 1970s when the Lebanese Civil War and the abandonment of the White Australia policy introduces a new wave of migrants.
Over the coming decades, these new Australians work hard to establish their new life in their adopted country, but a series of domestic and global events is set to challenge the community.... More »