2017, 14 minutes
Syrian refugee camps are full of young widows finding themselves on foreign land, being sole heads of their households while trying to keep their family together. This short film transports us to a Lebanese camp through the eyes of a young spirited girl, Cidra.
To get a copy of your chosen film, please contact Nelli Stavropoulou at firstname.lastname@example.org Please cite ‘Moving Worlds, special Refugee Week‘ package in your email so you can pay the discounted screening fee £20. Don’t forget to check out the complementary post-screening resources to help navigate public conversations.
POST-SCREENING CONVERSATION QUESTIONS
1. According to the U.N. agency, despite being at a greater risk of abuse and violence, children find ways to cope. How do everyday activities such as cleaning and playing highlight the protagonist’s agency?
2. Millions of underage children are facing precarious living conditions in refugee camps. How does the film communicate human experiences as opposed to faceless statistics?
3. According to Ramzi Haidar, founder of Zakira Image Festival Association, “Children have a genuine way of seeing the world”. What does the film accomplish in portraying life in camp through a child’s eyes?
4. What is your favourite scene and why?