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“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
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
When we were kings

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.

06 January 2018  -  25 February 2018

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.

16 March 2018  -  16 March 2018

Enjoy the film and sit down to a festive world feast supper club brought to you by the legendary Welcome Kitchen – a collective of friends from Africa to Asia joined by a love of good food.

20 December 2017  -  20 December 2017

Who Are We? Art, Migration And The Production Of Democracy. A week of experimental production at Tate Modern, London

22 May 2018  -  28 May 2018
who are we

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.

05 December 2017  -  05 December 2017

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.

30 November 2017  -  05 December 2017
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