22 June 2016, 18:30 - 21:00
Film screening of Moving to Mars which follows two refugee families from Burma, over the course of a year, a period that will change their lives completely. Forced from their homeland by the repressive military junta, they have lived in a Thai refugee camp for many years. A resettlement scheme offers them the chance of a new life, but their new home, in the British city of Sheffield, will be different to everything they have ever known. The film is directed by Mat Whitecross and produced by Karen Katz.
Event presented in partnership with Cambridge Amnesty Asylum Project Sub-group to mark Refugee Week.
Refugee Week takes place every year across the world in the week around World Refugee Day on the 20 June. In the UK, Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.