Voices from the Migrant Community
Tuesday 24 September 2019, 5:30pm
Maryhill Integration Network, Glasgow

Programmed and presented by members of the Maryhill Integration Network community, this special, free screening of documentary and fiction short films explores different experiences of migration.

Import
Ena Sendijarević | 2017
Netherlands | 17 min

Screening as part of TOAFF19

A series of absurd events arise when a Bosnian refugee family tries to make their new home in the Netherlands.

Aziza
Soudade Kaadan | 2019
Lebanon, Syria | 13 min

Screening as part of TOAFF19

In the shadow of the Syrian war, a couple embraces the black comedy of life.

Tiny Souls
Dina Naser | 2019
France, Jordan, Qatar | 86 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF19

9-year-old Marwa is a lively, inquisitive child, whose interests revolve around playtime, school and her siblings. She and her family live in Jordan’s Za’atari camp, the world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees, and hope to return home soon.

Facing the Dragon
Sedika Mojadidi | 2018
Afghanistan, Australia, Germany... | 80 min | 15+ years | Afghan Persian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screening as part of TOAFF19

As American forces and aid leave Afghanistan, Afghan- American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi crafts an intimate portrait of two awe-inspiring women: Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist.

Fire at Sea
Gianfranco Rosi | 2016
France, Italy | 114 min | 12+ years | English, Italian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Heartbreak, hope and nostalgia collide in this complex portrait of Lampedusa, a Mediterranean – the first port of call for thousands of refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe.

A Classroom
Morvary Samaré | 2018
Czech Republic, Norway, Slovakia... | 6 min | 8+ years | English

A group of students discuss the refugee crisis in their English class but as they feed off of each others concerns, fear soon trumps reason.