Read reports and research from the Refugee Survival Trust which give insight into the causes of destitution and poverty among refugees and asylum seekers living in Scotland.
MIN brings refugee, migrant and local communities together through, art, social, cultural and educational groups and projects, offering people a chance to learn new skills, meet new people, share experiences and take part in worthwhile activities to improve their lives and the life of their communities.
Mika Gustafson, Olivia Kastebring, Christina Tsiob | 2017
Sweden | 91 min | 12+ years | English, Arabic, Lithuanian... with English subtitles |
Screened as part of TOAFF18
“Let’s smash the patriarchy!” Swedish hip-hop artist Silvana Imam shouts through a megaphone, and hundreds of hands shoot into the air.
Guido Hendrikx | 2016
Netherlands | 72 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles
Screened as part of TOAFF17
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
Reetta Huhtanen | 2019
72 min | 8+ years | Arabic, Finnish, French... with English 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.