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Refugee film festival NSW

We are thrilled to announce launch of the Refugee Film Festival during Refugee Week NSW on 17-18 June at the State Library of NSW.

The Festival will be screening films featuring the turbulent and harrowing stories of refugees fleeing conflict for the safety of themselves and their families. At a time where the refugee population is at the highest it has ever been, the Film Festival celebrates the unimaginable journeys that refugees take to seek safety. For many, the journey doesn’t end when they are resettled, trauma recovery and belonging take time and the support of the community.

Refugee Film Festival screenings:

The Land between

Fleeing violence and persecution, migrants strive for safety in Europe, but their journey holds challenges they can never imagine.

17 June, 10.30am-12.30pm

The Staging Post

Ground-breaking insight into the impact of Australia turning back the boats for those now trapped in Indonesia

June 17, 2-4pm

In Procedure

Fleeing Syria to save his young daughter a father struggles to battle the bureaucratic nightmare of the asylum process.

June 18, 10.30am-12 noon

Life is Waiting

The end of European rule promised much for the people of Western Sahara, but the new occupiers had different ideas.

June 18, 12.30-2pm

Constance on the Edge

What does it take to leave your home and build a new one in rural Australia? It takes Constance.

18 June, 2.30-4.30pm

To ensure your place, book now at