Al Jazeera 2021 | 25 Minute Documentary
Writer/Director: Caro Macdonald
Producers: Alexandra Edmondson
Executive Producers: Rachel Clements, Trisha Morton- Thomas, Citt Williams
Editor: Sam Frederick, Fiona Strain ASE
Darwin’s notorious "Laksa Queen" Amye Un is a local personality with a cult following.
In a video that goes viral, she chastises the Darwin council for lack of greenery and embarrasses them into immediate action.
Buoyed by her popularity, Amye decides to run as an independent in the Northern Territory 2020 elections.
Not your typical aspiring politician - a self-made woman from a tough childhood in war-torn Timor - Amye must learn how to navigate the cowboy world of Territory politics.