Thematic film screenings on migration

Athens, 17 September 2020 – The Greek mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Greece, with the support of the Municipality of Ioannina, are co-organizing a thematic cycle of film screenings. The event aims to create an open channel of communication between […]

THEMATIC FILM SCREENINGS ON MIGRATION

Athens, 17 September 2020 – The Greek mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Greece, with the support of the Municipality of Ioannina, are co-organizing a thematic cycle of film screenings. The event aims to create an open channel of communication between host communities and refugees in Ioannina, and to facilitate the harmonious coexistence of all members of society.

The screenings of feature and short films about refugees and migrants will be carried out in collaboration with the Municipality of Ioannina, and they will be hosted at the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Ioannina in the courtyard of the “Dimitris Hatzis” Cultural Venue on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of September. The event will be open to the public with free admission and in full compliance with all health protocols.

UNHCR and IOM have been closely cooperating with Ioannina Municipality, other municipalities in the region of Epirus and humanitarian actors in a common field of action to benefit asylum seekers, refugees and local communities.

IOM notably supports this action in the framework of the HELIOS integration program. The project is funded by the European Commission, and it is implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Migration and Asylum.

Free admission

 

Event hosting: Cultural Center of the Municipality of Ioannina

Screenings’ location: ‘’Dimitris Hatzis” Cultural Venue, Akti Miaouli & Metsovou str., Ioannina


SCREENINGS

Monday 21st of September (Time: 9 p.m.)

  • Foreign Hugs by S. Kazakidis, M.J. Kakatsou, N. Kourbetis, M. Panousakis, C. Trabazalis, T.I. Tsoukalas, Greece, 2017 (Greek|English, 20′, subtitles: English)
  • Capernaum by N. Labaki, Lebanon, 2019 (Arabic|Amharic, 130′, subtitles: Greek)

Tuesday 22nd of September (Time: 9 p.m.)

  • Missing words by A. Zisimatos, Greece, 2018 (Farsi, 14′, subtitles: Greek|English)
  • Pari by E. Siamak, Greece, France, Netherlands, Bulgaria, 2020 (Farsi|Greek|English, 101′, subtitles: Greek)

Wednesday 23rd of September (Time: 9 p.m.)

  • Yousef by M. Hossameldin, Italy, 2018 (English|Italian, 14′, subtitles: English)
  • Fire at sea by G. Rosi, Italy, 2016 (English|Italian, 118′, subtitles: Greek)

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