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January 2018

GRAMNet Film Series

24th January @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

The Holocaust as a scar on the body and soul of the European Roma and Sinti. Little is known about the tragedy of the Roma during World War II. They were murdered by the dozens, hundreds and thousands; in concentration camps, at the edges of mass graves and roadsides.

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BEMIS Celebrates Burns

24th January @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs
Glasgow, G1 1NQ

A grand-scale multicultural ceilidh featuring Eddie Reader, Lorcan MacMathuna and Dallaghan honouring our national bard’s transcendent beliefs in human equality, kinship and conviviality.

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February 2018

GRAMNet Film Series

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

In observance of World Day of Social Justice. Honey at the Top Documentary, UK/Kenya (2016) | Director: Dean Puckett | 57 mins | Swahili, Sengwer with English Subtitles Honey at the Top is a film about the Sengwer forest people of the Cherangani Hills, Kenya, being evicted from their ancestral land in the name of conservation. Facing international pressure from organisations like the World Bank, a corrupt Kenya Forest Service who are burning their houses, and attempts to turn the…

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March 2018

GRAMNet Film Series

14th March @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

In observance of International Women’s Day. Bolingo, The Forest of Love Documentary, Spain (2016) | Director: Alejandro G. Salgado | 55 mins | English with Subtitles Bolingo, the Forest of Love tells the journey made by several women from the heart of Africa to North Morocco looking for the ‘European dream’.This journey will get them into a trip to motherhood at Bolingo or some other awaiting camp settled next to the Moroccan-Spanish border. Bolingo means love in Lingala; a language…

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April 2018

Scottish Apprenticeships, Careers & Volunteering Event

16th April @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Glasgow City Chambers, George Square
Glasgow, G2 1DU United Kingdom

Meet Employers, Start your Career, Career Guidance with over 40 employers and training providers

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GRAMNet Film Series

18th April @ 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

16th May @ 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

3rd October @ 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

27th October @ 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

31st October @ 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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