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Migration Museum at The Workshop

26 Lambeth High Street

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SE1 7AG

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The launch of LMFF 2017, organised by Migration Collective in partnership with The UN Migration Agency, IOM, UK, will include a number of acts at the intersection between migration and the arts, as well as representing a great networking opportunity.

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ACT 1 - EXTRACTS FROM 'DEAR HOME OFFICE' AND 'DEAR HOME OFFICE: STILL PENDING'

by Phosphoros Theatre

Phosphoros Theatre is made up of 10 refugee and asylum-seeking young men from Afghanistan, Albania, Eritrea and Somalia who came to the UK on their own as children. The plays are based on the young men's real lives as they arrive to and live in the UK.

ACT 2 - DANCE PERFORMANCE BY THE NATASHAS PROJECT

The Natashas Project is an international contemporary dance/physical theatre company founded in 2013. Its aim is to use dance to inform and equip the public about human trafficking and modern slavery, and support survivors through creative means.

ACT 3 - PREMIERE OF STORIES UNTOLD

Stories Untold is a series of short films featuring London-based migrants, created by filmmakers Lara Singer and Sophie Williams, assisted by Regina Verner and in association with Migration Collective. After almost a year in development, and an extensive casting process, six diverse stories have been selected to help challenge the current rhetoric surrounding migration in a post-Brexit Britain. We are proud to share the final result in the Stories Untold world premiere.

WHAT IF YOU GET HUNGRY..?

Worry not! Food will be catered by Welcome Kitchen, a group of friends from North London. They are refugees and exceptionally talented chefs from across Africa and Asia. While evoking memories for some and educating others - their eclectic feasts unite cultures and generations, celebrate heritage, offer employment, and feed action and community empowerment in their affiliated local projects.

The night will end with a dance flashmob organised by Speaker Box Street Party, and DJ Sheeb will accompany the night with his sounds.


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Migration Museum at The Workshop

26 Lambeth High Street

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SE1 7AG

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