World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

#MyEscape

52m 01s

The documentary film #myescape assesses the journey that refugees from Afghanistan, Syria and Eritrea chose to undergo, as the circumstances in their home-countries became increasingly unliveable. Hundreds of thousands are leaving their countries, families and old lives behind, in search of some basic safety and freedom. In most cases, the mobile phone became a quintessential tool to facilitate the organisation of ones escape and the constant companion.

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Letters to our Children: Stories of Refuge

46m 13s

A group of immigrant and refugee mothers from 10 different countries and speaking different languages create a book of illustrations showcasing heartfelt letters to their children as a way to explain what brought them to Winnipeg, Canada and what they hope their lives will be like. This film follows the women’s incredible journey as they find a way to pass their stories to their children.

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Refugees, who need them

1h 08m

As Europe descends into fiscal crisis, the hard line against immigrants and refugees tightens. Nowhere more than in the Netherlands, now in the grip of anti-immigration and anti-refugee rhetoric. Into this world come invited - or resettled refugees: Fatih an activist escaping death threats from Gaddafi, Fasil - a journalist from Ethiopia sentenced to life for condemning fraudulent elections, Li Zhu - a Falun Gong Buddhist.

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