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Global Migration Film Festival

 


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Shannon, Queen’s Square | November 1, 2019

From homo sapiens who started migrating across Africa over 50,000 years ago to the current flow of migrants today, the story of migration is the story of humankind. What better way to inform, educate, and invite discussion on this most human of topics than through film.

Founded in 2016, The Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF) features films and documentaries that capture the promises and challenges of migration, and the unique contributions that migrants make to their new communities. An initiative of the IOM (International Organization for Migration), the United Nations Migration Agency, this festival features 21 days of film screenings in more than 100 countries.

The films themselves are chosen from filmmakers across the globe, and all tackle issues of migration: children on the move, border management, migrants health, labour migration, human trafficking, and environmental migration.

Idea Exchange is pleased to be able to participate again in this worthwhile evening of discourse. Join us on Tuesday, December 10 at Idea Exchange, Old Post Office for a screening of One Way Ticket and to learn about the migration issues that impact us all. View event details here.