About the Film

For some fathers, their fists are their weapons. For others, words and manipulation are most potent, used as part of a sustained pattern of intimidation, threats, and abuse intended to isolate, diminish and control the people they love. Now these men are seeking change. They have come together to talk, share information, challenge and support each other to be better men, partners and fathers to their children. The group’s founder and facilitator David Nugent believes that women and children have the right to live their lives free from violence, and that men can change if they have the will and opportunity to do so. He challenges men to take ownership of their abusive and violent behaviours, and shows them that they can make different choices, and in doing so, can stop the cycle of violence.


UN Sustainable Development Goal #3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Film Information

Year: 2015
Length: 80min
Language: English
Country: Australia
Premiere: International
Genre: Social Issue

Cast & Credits

Director: Sophie Wiesner
Producer: Madeleine Hetherton