Western Sydney security guard and professional ‘ghost hunter’ Jason King uncovers some ghosts in his own past when his decades-long search for his missing father lands him in the middle of a current police investigation.
Ben Lawrence helms this compelling and affecting documentary. Jason scours the suburbs, offering his free ghost hunting services and a measure of comfort to those who require it. This desire to protect and befriend the vulnerable masks a fractured and violent past. Unable to recall his early years, Jason attempts to retrace his memories and locate his absent father, and must confront forgotten trauma. Ghosthunter was awarded Best Australian Documentary at this year’s Sydney Film Festival.