Climate Refugees
Michael P. Nash | 2010
United States | 95 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed Captions

The first feature film to explore the global human impact of climate change and its effect on international politics.

Dead End
Ahmed Aboub | 2012
Libya, United Kingdom | 9 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Libya’s political chaos makes its territory a land of opportunity for human smugglers. Thousands of illegal migrants end up forgotten, in one of the 19 detention centres.

Island of the Hungry Ghosts
All Equal? Close Up
Gabrielle Brady | 2018
Australia, Germany, United Kingdom | 94 min | 12+ years | English, Chinese (Mandarin), French with English subtitles | Subtitles

Deeply moving documentary contrasting lush nature and expansive soundscapes with the trauma of displacement and detention.

Staff Pick
Lucky
Avie Luthra | 2011
South Africa | 100 min | 12+ years | English, Hindi with English subtitles

A 10-year-old South African orphan leaves his village to make his own life in the city, only to find no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman.

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Polaris
Chico Pereira | 2009
United Kingdom | 15 min | 12+ years | English

Work. Eat. Sleep. And back to work. For a long time skippers in the North East of Scotland could not find locals to work on their fishing vessels. That was until Filipino fishermen started coming to town for work.

Stranger in Paradise
All Equal? Youth Programme
Guido Hendrikx | 2016
Netherlands | 72 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles

A teacher welcomes migrants with unusual techniques, his words echoing the fraught power relations between Europe and those who seek safer, more prosperous lives on her shores