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BARBED WIRE BEAT
(Anne-Marie Sweeney/Close Campsfield Campaign)
A poignant and dynamic journey through 10 years of campaigning against immigration detention at Campsfield Detention Centre in Oxfordshire. "A brilliant portrait of a powerful campaign" - Louise Christian, human rights lawyer
(Charlotte Cornic/Scottish Refugee Council, 2006)
English premiere of this film about how some refugees are making new lives in Scottish communities
LOST IN TRANSIT
(BBC Storyville, 2004)
Will two would-be immigrants from West Africa overcome the trials of the Sahara and people-smugglers to reach Europe?
VISIT DUNGAVEL - MONSTER OF THE GLEN
(Camcorder Guerillas, 2005)
Imagine escaping persecution in your own country only to be locked up in a Scottish Castle...
Excerpts will be shown from each film
Food by Hindu Elders' Group
7.30PM SPEAKERS AND DISCUSSION
EDWARD NASHO (Zimbabwean journalist and asylum seeker) on the reality of refugee detainees in Britain
CHRISTINE BACON (Active for Refugees Project) on lessons of the refugee movement in Australia
CRYSTAL (Black Women's Rape Action Project) on refugee rape survivors
UNNAMED SPEAKER (All African Women's Group) on resisting destitution, detention and deportation
A COMMUNITY BASE EVENT FOR REFUGEE WEEK