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 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.
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.
Performance focusing on the life and work of the celebrated 13th century Persian poet Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, who rose to prominence among English-speaking readers following the publication of his translated works in the United States. He was hailed as the supreme poet of love and his collected works topped best-seller lists for poetry for several years.
This event aims to facilitate empowering the dialogue within the culturally diverse arts sector. This event will be bringing together funders, promoters, venues and artists to help improve mainstream representations.
Join poets of different faiths and no faith to explore their experiences of conflict and the role of religion in war. See if such weighty topics can be challenged by humour – a vital weapon for survival.
The Croydon Avengers unique style blends comic book visuals with action-packed martial arts to tell a funny, powerful story of terrorist threats, heroism and true friendship in an England that seems frightened of anyone who’s different.