★ Babylon 30 Rosa-Luxemburg-Strasse
Berlin, Berlin 10178
★ UT Connewitz12 a Wolfgang-Heinze-Strasse
Leipzig, Sachsen 04277
The 3rd Refugees Film Festival 2020
The Refugees Film Festival has been born due to the necessity to highlight the enormous drama of the crisis of millions of people in the XXI century that must leave their homes searching for a better life or only escaping from death.
Through a selection of films from all across the globe, the Film Festival aims to raise awareness of common persons that had changed radically their way and place of living and that depict circumstances in a desperate bid for freedom or only to survive.
Ranging from blockbusters to independent films, the program aspires to shed light on their situation and contexts, their fears, losses, hopes, successes, and their despair, courage, and resilience.
The line-up also includes stories of resilience and hope, population under war, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), racial persecutions against native Americans, genocides against minorities, etc.
Also, the film festival includes productions made with and by women, men, and children in their new lives in the cities or places of temporary settlement. The Film Festival will also be featuring special guests from the films, including the filmmakers, actors, and protagonists.
Sam Vinal - Director | Thursday 29.10. | 18:00 HS
Andreas J. Riiser / Sunniva Sundby - Director | Thursday 29.10. | 21:45 HS
Carlotta Piccinini - Director | Thursday 29.10. | 21:45 HS
Ken Sagoes - Director | Thursday 29.10. | 21:45 HS
Kieran Fong - Director | Friday 30.10. | 17:45 HS
Emanuel Rotstein - Director | Friday 30.10. | 19:45 HS
Leandro Badalotti - Director | Wednesday 04.11. | 22:00 HS