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Past Events

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.
21-03-2019  -  21-03-2019
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An Exiled Lit Cafe event in partnership with Amnesty International: writing about and from those imprisoned for their words in Egypt, Turkey, the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
04-03-2019  -  04-03-2019
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Hajja Souad, an 80-year old Palestinian woman living on the besieged Gaza Strip, knows about business. She has survived decades of wars and oppression through making shrouds for the dead. A compelling black comedy, The Shroud Maker delves deep into the intimate life of ordinary Palestinians to weave a highly distinctive path through Palestine’s turbulent past and present.
15-02-2019  -  22-03-2019
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Ways of Belonging brings together four young female artists based in Birmingham. The exhibition attempts to redefine the narrative around what it means to be ‘local’ and to belong somewhere.
19-01-2019  -  17-03-2019
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The 5th annual Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival starts on 4 December 2018 with Human Rights Without Borders, an event that will bring together a number of groups that have "Without Borders" as part of their name or which share the without Borders ethos.
04-12-2018  -  10-12-2018
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Shortlisted for the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2016, this unique emerging company stars four refugee young men who made the arduous journey to the UK on their own as children from Afghanistan, Eritrea and Albania.
02-12-2018  -  03-12-2018
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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.
29-11-2018  -  05-12-2018
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