Three independent films focusing on displacement, forced migration, and human rightsWhat does normality mean to you? Cooking a meal with friends before fighting with the enemy? Running a barber shop in a refugee camp? Struggling through Europe, searching for safety, security and a welcoming place to rebuild a shattered life? Join We The Peoples Film Festival for thought-provoking stories and a post-film Q+A with a representative of the Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants.
- Kobani Under Siege, directed by Shirwan Ahmad
A gripping documentary covering the filmmaker's return to the city of Kobani – located on the border between Turkey and Syria – at the time controlled 70% by ISIS. Even entering the city was considered impossible. Runtime: 24 minutes.
- Growing Home, directed by Faisal Attrache
Amid Syria's refugee crisis that has displaced nine million people, a Syrian barber struggles to maintain normality in the Zaatari refugee camp. Runtime: 22 minutes.
- Akhtar: The Story of an Afghan Migrant
For more than four years, the UN followed the story of one young Afghan migrant whose long journey has spanned continents…and shattered most of his dreams.
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