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Into the Fire – The Hidden Victims of Austerity in Greece

Directed by Kate Mara

Into the Fire is an investigative documentary looking at the situation of refugees and migrants in Greece, in the face of severe austerity measures and rising racism. Refugees flee their home countries on the search for safety. Due to its land border with Turkey, Greece is one of the main entry gates into Europe. Once they have entered Europe, European legislation prevents them from moving on to other European countries. In Greece however, refugees are faced with deficiencies in the asylum procedure and appalling detention and living conditions. Without housing, legal papers or support, they are faced with increasing and often violent racism.

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars

Directed by Zach Niles and Banker White

After civil war breaks out in Sierra Leone in 1991, thousands flee to the nearby country of Guinea. At a refugee camp, guitarist Francis Langba meets singer Reuben M. Koroma and his wife, Grace, and the three begin playing together. Over the years, the group expands to become a six-piece ensemble composed of fellow refugees. After peace is declared in 2002, the group waits to hear if they can return home while conducting a tour through other camps in this music documentary.

Refugee

Directed by Clementine Malpas

Refugee is a filmmaker project realized by five renowned photographers including Clementine Malpas and Leslie Knott. The photographers travelled the world to illustrate the atrocities of war, political persecution and other root causes of human displacement.

Well-Founded Fear

Directed by Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson

A documentary by filmmakers Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini that depicts the process of asylum decision-making through the eyes of both government officers and the individuals who are interviewed in an attempt to obtain asylum in the United States.