2015, 03:24 minutes
Born in Basra, living in Warrington, Hussein Ahmed is on a mission: can he persuade the people and council of his local town to twin themselves with the war torn city of his birth?
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Post-screening Conversation Questions
- What is the film seeking to show through this process of similar comparison?
- ‘Make thousands of friends but not one enemy’, how does this phrase capture the narrator’s vision of a friendly and diverse community?
- How does the ‘Twinning Towns’ initiative serve as a metaphor of a more complex global reality?
- What is the significance of the song rehearsed collaboratively? What does the singing symbolise in terms of engaging with different cultures?