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A series of short films by Child Migrant Stories about the welcome and non-welcome experienced by young people who have migrated to the UK – from Syrian children on the Isle of Bute, to Iraqi Kurdish youth in Norwich, to Eritreans in Harrow.

21 March 2019  -  21 March 2019
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dubs

Toynbee Studios 28 Commercial Street E1 6AB 7.30pm. Free. Book your place online. On Akka’s Shore is a 60min cinematic performance combining film, text, soundscore and rap, exploring the chaos of memory in relation to personal and collective history; a meditation on a past, present, and future that has been continuously disrupted. Uama has developed […]

07 March 2019  -  07 March 2019
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Akkas shore

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. The programme hopes to challenge the rhetoric that overwhelmingly reduces migrants to simplistic categories: active enemies or passive victims.

29 November 2018  -  05 December 2018
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LMFF

This half-day event, part of ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, is organised in collaboration with the Department of Social Sciences, UCL to explore how different art forms can contribute to knowledge exchange and public engagement around timely research questions about migration.

07 November 2018  -  07 November 2018
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wait

Join Welcome Cinema for a night of captivating cinema, delicious international cuisine, and fascinating conversation as they host their final event of the summer: a screening of Steven Spielberg’s latest hit, The Post.

26 July 2018  -  26 July 2018
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the post

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 […]

30 May 2018  -  30 May 2018
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showman

Welcome Sessions presents independent english-language and foreign-language films for cinema-goers from all backgrounds with a taste for the challenging.

01 May 2018  -  01 May 2018
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in bewteen

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.

07 April 2018  -  07 April 2018
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migrant connections

“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 […]

10 April 2018  -  24 June 2018
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Through our eyes

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’.

31 January 2018  -  31 January 2018
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When we were kings