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GRAMNet Film Series

16th October @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

| Free

Hamada

Documentary: Sweden, Norway, Germany (2018) | Director: Eloy Domínguez Serén | Running Time: 88 mins | Arabic with English subtitles

With vitality, humour and unexpected situations, this film paints an unusual portrait of a group of young friends living in a refugee camp in the middle of the stony Saharan desert.

A minefield and the second largest military wall in the world separates this group of friends from their homeland that they have only heard about in their parent’s stories. They are called the Sahrawis and have been abandoned in this refugee camp in the middle of a stony desert ever since Morocco drove them out of Western Sahara forty years ago. Trapped somewhere in between life and death, Sidahmed, Zaara and Taher refuse to be bothered by it. They spend their days fixing cars that can’t really take them anywhere, fighting for political change without response and together they use the power of creativity and play to denounce the reality around them and expand beyond the borders of the camp.

This screening is presented in partnership with IberoDocs, www.iberodocs.org.

Details

Date:
16th October
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts)
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD
Phone:
0141 352 4900
Website:
www.cca-glasgow.com/

Organiser

GRAMNet
Website:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/research/az/gramnet/