Above the Drowning Sea
Wednesday 20th June 2018 20:45 at BFI
The fascinating story of a Chinese diplomat who saved the lives of many refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe.
Tuesday 22nd May 2018 20:45 at Tate Exchange, Blavatnik Building, Level 5 , Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
Who Are We? Art, migration and the production of democracy with Counterpoints Arts, Loughborough University, the Open University and Stance Podcast
Refugee Week 2017 Special Film Programme at the BFI Southbank
Thursday 15th June 2017 20:45 at BFI Southbank
To celebrate Refugee Week 2017, Counterpoints Arts have partnered with BFI again this year, to create an exciting film programme of cinematic and virtual reality stories that invite audiences to witness and engage with experiences of displacement.
Monday 20th March 2017 20:45 at HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN
Learning Lab engages the Platforma North West Hub, but also seeks to include artists, cultural workers, organisations, activists, academics and change-makers interested in forging alliances through working together.
Film Screening: John Akomfrah’s The Stuart Hall Project (2013)
Friday 17th March 2017 20:45 at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
John Akomfrah's ground-breaking documentary The Stuart Hall Project (2013) combines archive footage and a soundtrack of the music of Miles Davis to portray the life of Stuart Hall, the founding figure of cultural studies who has had a resounding and ongoing influence on British intellectual and cultural life.
Arts of Social Change – Queens of Syria
Wednesday 5th October 2016 20:45 at Dartington Hall Trust, the Barn Cinema
As part of our first Arts and Social Change Retreat in Dartington, we join with Dartington Hall Trust to present Yasmin Fedda's award winning documentary 'Queens of Syria' - a story of fifty refugee women exiled in Jordan, who came together to perform a contemporary version of the ancient Greek tragedy, The Trojan Women.
Saturday 2nd July 2016 20:45 at Turner Contemporary, Margate
A new exhibition developed by Platforma South East network will launch with a Showcase Event on 2 July based on the Refugee Week 2016 theme ‘Welcome’. The show will bring together work created by, with and about refugees and migrants from marginalised communities.
Beats of the Antonov
Saturday 25th June 2016 20:45 at BFI Southbank, NFT1
Beats of the Antonov is a documentary film following the displaced existences of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountain communities along the border of North and South Sudan. Directed by Hajooj Kuka (who was born in Sudan), the film sets out to explore the issues of identity that lie at the heart of the Sudanese civil war.
Refugee Week Preview: Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare)
Thursday 2nd June 2016 20:45 at BFI Southbank, NFT1
In collaboration with BFI, Counterpoints Arts presents a Refugee Week Preview of Fire at Sea. Directed by Gianfranco Rosi, Fire at Sea is a powerful and beautifully-shot documentary film focusing on the experiences of Lampedusans as they struggle to deal with the thousands of North African and Middle Eastern refugees arriving daily to the island.