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    This year Refugee Week celebrates acts of Welcome shown to refugees by individuals and communities across the UK and Europe. Find out more

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    We’re delighted to be collaborating for the first time this year with British Museum on Moving Stories – Refugee Week Special to take place on 24th June. Programme to be announced shortly.

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    In collaboration with BFI, we are excited to present a Refugee Week Preview of Fire at Sea, the Berlin Golden Bear-winning documentary exploring experiences of Lampedusa by both the inhabitants and the migrants who pass through.

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    We take our collaboration with Southbank Centre to a great new level with this year’s launch of Refugee Week on 19 June as part of their world famous Meltdown festival – curated this year by Guy Garvey (picture by Thomas Butler).

  • Beats of the Antonov-webOfficial [610683]

    As part of Refugee Week, BFI and Counterpoints Arts will be screening Beats of the Antonov – a documentary film exploring the role of music and dance in the lives of the displaced Nuba population in Sudan.

  • kayo2

    With our partners at Humanities and Arts Research Centre (Royal Holloway, University of London), we are delighted to announce the launch of a new creative collaboration around a residency for poet Kayo Chingonyi. More detail here.

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    Bards Without Borders: A poetry & music scratch night, bringing together London poets from refugee and migrant backgrounds and contributions from live music & spoken word experts Tongue Fu

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    A team from BBC Arts visited our recent Platforma Festival in Leicester and made four short films about creative works exploring forced displacement, including this one about the festival itself.




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