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UNHCR presents the 8th Refugee Film Festival 23 to 25 November 2018 at Paragon Cineplex



UNHCR presents the 8th Refugee Film Festival

23 to 25 November 2018 at Paragon Cineplex



UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency, presents its 8th Refugee Film Festival which will take place from 23 to 25 November at Paragon Cineplex. The annual festival features award-winning, internationally renowned films, this year revealing the diverse experiences and identities of refugees across the world.

Admission is free. Reserve your ticket here:
For more information Facebook: UNHCR Thailand



Sonita (Length 91 minutes)

Director: Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami 
Award: Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Awards
Synopsis: This two-time Sundance Film Festival award winner follows Sonita, an Afghan refugee fighting against child marriage and seizing her destiny through music.




4.1 Miles (Length 26 minutes)

Director: Daphne Matziaraki 
Award: Nominated for 2017 Oscar Awards for Best Short Documentary
Synopsis: An Oscar-nominated short, documenting the efforts of a Greek Coast Guard captain as he and his crew attempt to save thousands of refugees from drowning in the Aegean Sea.




Mr. Gay Syria (Length 26 minutes)

Director: Ayse Toprak
AwardWinner of the Chicago International Film Festival 2017 'Best Documentary'

SynopsisTwo gay Syrian refugees share a dream: to participate in an international beauty contest to answer to their invisibility. Will their harsh reality shatter it to pieces?




Every Face Has a Name (Length 73 minutes)

Director: Magnus Gertten
Award: Winner of the Göteborg Film Festival 2015
Synopsis: 70 years later, survivors from the German concentration camps watch footage of their arrivals for the very first time and re-experience emotions from this special day.





The Invisible City: Kakuma (Length 74 minutes)

Director: Lieve Corthouts
Award: Winner of the 2017 Impact Doc Award of Excellence for 'Best Documentary Feature'
Synopsis: Lieven Corthouts decided to stay in one of the toughest places on earth for more than 4 years, where he documents the accomplishments of the children and the true dynamics of a refugee camp.





69 minutes of 86 Days (Length  70 minutes)

Director: Egil Haaskjold Larsen
Award: Winner of the Nordic International Film Festival 2017 'Best Documentary Feature' Award
Synopsis: Follow three year old Lean and her family’s journey to Sweden. Filled with wonder she continues her journey, every step she takes emanates a longed-for feeling of hope.




The Unforgotten (Length  23 minutes)

Director: Paul Wu
Synopsis: A UNHCR documentary following UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador for Korea and actor Jung Woo-sung as he meets Hoda, a disabled internally displaced person (IDP) and her family.


Reserve your ticket here

For more information Facebook: Refugee Film Festival 2018