Film Screening: If We Ever Get Out of Here, Dec. 1 2016 @ Alliance Française

November 28, 2016 at 11:06 am Leave a comment

If We Ever Get Out of Here | Photo via RVI

If We Ever Get Out of Here | Photo via RVI


Date: December 1, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Prior Registration

About
Many people fleeing conflicts hope that refugee camps would be a temporary home while they await peace and stability to return to their home countries. Unfortunately, many have ended up staying in the camps for decades.
On Thursday 1 December 2016, the Rift Valley Forum and the Church of Sweden will screen the documentary, If we ever get out of here, by Marika Grieshel and Lollo Jarnebrink, followed by a discussion.

If we ever get out of here documents the lives of ordinary people who have become long-term refugees, stuck in the Kakuma camp, suspended from opportunity and isolated from all that is familiar.

The story of the daily struggles of Klementine, Deeqa and Jackson aims to give a greater understanding of the importance of psychosocial support for refugees.

The Kakuma refugee camp was founded in Kenya in 1991 and was originally planned as a temporary solution for young boys fleeing the civil wars in Sudan. It is now home to about 200, 000 people forced to flee conflict in the neighbouring countries.

Discussants
Marika Griehsel, Film Director

Else Berglund, Church of Sweden

Collins Onyango, Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Jackson Mumbere, Kakuma Refugee Camp Resident

Entrance is by prior registration only. Register here

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