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

Screened 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

Screened 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

Screened 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.

Gods of Molenbeek
Reetta Huhtanen | 2019
72 min | 8+ years | Arabic, Finnish, French... with English subtitles | Subtitles

Does God exist? What happens when we die?
This intimate portrait of two young boys living in the ethnically diverse Brussels neighbourhood of Molenbeek offers a playful meditation on childhood, faith and friendship – while paying tribute to community cohesion.

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

Screened 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.