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April 2018

GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 18th April 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

In observance of English Language Day. Broken World, Broken Word Documentary, Ghana/Scotland (2016) | Director: Gameli Tordzro | 60 mins | Shona, Ndau, Dutch, Italian, French, German, Twi, Ga, Dangbe, Ewe, Akan, Bukina, Danish with English Subtitles This documentary film a multilingual production filmed on location in Ghana charts the work of the AHRC Researching Multilingually at Borders project which has worked for 3 years to consider what it means to conduct research in multiple field sites using multiple languages…

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May 2018

GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 16th May 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

Salt of this Sea – Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working-class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather’s savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Stubborn, passionate and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfils her life-long dream of “returning” to Palestine. Once there, slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own anger. She meets Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, contrary to hers, is to leave forever.

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October 2018

GRAMNet Film Series Launch: Even When I Fall

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Glasgow Gilmorehill Centre, 9 University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8QQ

Sheetal and Saraswoti met as teenagers in a Kathmandu refuge, survivors of child trafficking to corrupt Indian circuses and brought back across the border to a Nepal they could barely remember.

Even When I Fall traces their journey over 6 years as they confront the families that sold them, seek acceptance within their own country and begin to build a future.

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Multi-Cultural Football Cup

Saturday 27th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toryglen Regional Football Centre, Prospecthill Road
Glasgow, G42 0BY

The Scottish FA and BEMIS Scotland are delighted to announce the launch the 2018 Multicultural Football Festival which will take place on Saturday 27th October at Toryglen Regional Football Centre in Glasgow. The 2018 festival will bring together teams from across Scotland celebrating diversity and inclusion across the country. The 2018 event will support the Year of Young People 2018 and celebrate the contribution of young people within Football. The event is open for teams from the following age groups: Men’s…

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Tackling Prejudice and Building Connected Communities Conference

Wednesday 31st October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Hampden Park, Glasgow, G44 4SF

BEMIS Scotland and partners including Police Scotland and the Scottish Government recognise that hate crime, prejudice and hostility towards citizen’s different identities and characteristics, as defined in the Equality Act (2010) and others, are complex and variable. Experience of prejudice can change in different situations and identity is not static. Our conference is open to all people to attend from across the equalities community and beyond.

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November 2018

GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 21st November 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

Loro di Napoli Documentary: Italy (2016) | Directors: Pierfrancesco Li Donni | Running Time: 66 Mins | Italian with English Subtitles Loro di Napoli follows the difficulties and football matches of the Afro-Naples United. The team, founded in 2009, is formed by Neapolitan migrants from Africa and South America and by second-generation Italians and Neapolitans. They started gradually winning amateur tournaments in the football fields the northern suburbs of Naples. The protagonists of this story are Adam, Lello and Maxime, all…

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December 2018

GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 5th December 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

Talented & Young: We Are Scotland Documentary: UK (2018) | Directors: Etienne Kubwabo | Running Time: 30 Mins Celebrating the Year of Young People (YOYP), this documentary offers a snapshot of the talents revealed by the diverse young citizens of Scotland: diverse talented youth celebrating their inclusive national identity, cultural heritage and Scotland as home through showcasing and sharing their experiences and validating their abilities and talents. In addition, this documentary gives a platform through which such young diverse Scots…

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January 2019

GRAMNet Film Series

23rd January @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

The Dead Nation Documentary: Romania (2017) | Director: Radu Jude | Running Time: 83 mins | Romanian with English Subtitles In observance of Holocaust Memorial Day A film constructed using the opposition of what a huge collection of recently discovered glass-plate photographs from the 30’s and 40’s tell us about Romania and what they do not show. The Dead Nation is a documentary-essay, which shows a stunning collection of photographs from a Romanian small town in the 1930’s and 1940’s. The…

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Celtic Connections 2019: St Andrew’s Fair Saturday

26th January @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, New Auditorium, 2 Sauchihall Street
Glasgow, G2 3NY

First held on December 1 2018, St Andrew’s Fair Saturday is Scotland’s contribution to the fast-growing international Fair Saturday movement, launched in Bilbao in 2014, as an annual social and cultural response to Black Friday. BEMIS, the umbrella body supporting Scotland’s ethnic minority voluntary sector, and a key St Andrew’s Fair partner, jointly hosts this follow-up musical celebration with Bilbao’s Fair Saturday Foundation. From Scotland, Dallahan fiddler Robbie Greig and accordionist Paddy Callaghan lead an international line-up including Iranian singer/songwriter…

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February 2019

GRAMNet Film Series

6th February @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

Piripkura Documentary: Brazil (2017) | Directors: Renata Terra, Bruno Jorge, Mariana Oliva | Running Time: 81 mins | Portuguese with English Subtitles In observance of World Day of Social Justice In this chronicle of an expedition, the Amazonian habitat of the only two nomadic Piripkura, can only be protected if there is proof they are still living there. Two of the last three members of the Piripkura still live as nomads in the Amazon rainforest, in the Brazilian state of Mato…

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