Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre 25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA Welcome Cinema and Kitchen presents: The Greatest Showman Celebrating the birth of show business through the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. ‘How else to explain the freakish, ever-growing popularity of […]
On April 7th 2018, Migrant Connections Collective will be hosting the second annual Migrant Connections Festival at the Stockwell Centre in south London. The festival will host a series of workshops on practical support and wellbeing, and music and theatre for people from all backgrounds to come along and chat, learn and see something fun.
“In 1945 Europe said NEVER AGAIN but the Syrian War has proved it to be wrong. It is like watching the Srebrenica genocide unfolding again and again in front of me,” Samir Mehanovic In a new feature-length documentary, “Through Our Eyes”, BAFTA award-winning director Samir Mehanovic asks a key question: does humanity ever learn a […]
Welcome Cinema + Kitchen kicks off 2018 with a screening of Oscar winning boxing documentary, WHEN WE WERE KINGS. The evening begins with Welcome Kitchen’s infamous supper club. Dishes from Africa to Asia make up a ‘world food plate’.
Using video, photography, light and sound, Altered Landscapes encourages you to open up contemplation and discussion about the current situation in Europe, a place that has become filled with militarised border control.
At a time of strife and civil war in the Kingdom of Kongo, a young woman leads a mass movement calling for unity and an end to Portuguese dominance. Ne Kunda Nlaba’s biopic documentary explores her legacy, revealing how powerful African kingdoms were invaded by the West and suffered slavery and exploitation.
Isabel Lima’s film addresses the migration crisis in general and the experience of displacement by Middlesbrough-based asylum seekers and refugees in particular. It explores the feelings, memories, anxieties, and aspirations of these groups against the backdrop of relevant governmental policies, news and public debates.
The University of East Anglia hosts a festival ‘losing and finding home: refugee history, memory and culture’. These events are spread over various dates (between 17th – 25th November), times, and locations in East Anglia.
The goal of London Migration Film Festival is to portray the diversity, nuance and subjective experience within migration – including and beyond the refugee experience – in order to restore the dignity and humanity inherent within it. We hope to challenge the rhetoric that reduces migrants to simplistic categories: active enemies or passive victims.