Purple Sea – Document Film Festival

Directed by Amel Alzakout Germany / 2020 / 67 mins ★★★★ Of the 300 passengers seeking salvation aboard a smuggler’s dinghy, at least forty-two perished, and director Amel Alzakout thought she would be one of them. She expected to die. Mercifully, most of us will never experience what Purple Sea documents. We will never find ourselves at … Continue reading Purple Sea – Document Film Festival

No Data Plan – Document Film Festival

https://youtu.be/7OmtEff1E5o Directed by Miko Revereza  USA / 2019 / 70 mins ★★★ Illegally crossing the border into America isn’t the end of the trials migrants face when desperately seeking a safer, more stable way of life. For Miko Revereza, twenty years after first arriving in the States, travelling anywhere comes with added risk. In making … Continue reading No Data Plan – Document Film Festival

Paper Memories @ North Edinburgh Arts

Image contribution:Beth Chalmers Director: Rachael Macintyre Writer: Mariem Omari Imagine in ten minutes time, you're fleeing home. You can only take four objects. Whilst tempted by the glitz or price tags, many would pick items instilled with fragile memories.  In Jabuti Theatre's Paper Memories, Tali and her family find themselves relocating to Scotland from an undisclosed location. … Continue reading Paper Memories @ North Edinburgh Arts