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February 2019

GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 6th February 2019 @ 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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March 2019

GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 13th March 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

Ouaga Girls Documentary: Sweden, Burkina Faso, France, Quatar (2017) | Director: Teresa-Traore Dahlberg | Running Time: 83 mins | Mooré and French with English Subtitles In observance of International Women’s Day. A group of young women tweak machines and hammer away at a school for auto mechanics in Ouagadougou in this poetic story about life choices, sisterhood and the endeavor to find your own way. In a country with youth unemployment at 52 percent, jobs are a hot issue. The young…

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April 2019

GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 17th April 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

Films for refugee children, for their friends and for everyone else. This creative documentary (episode film) without dialogues takes the viewer on a journey into children’s worlds of different countries, real and dreamed. In these cinematic miniatures, which were designed by filmmakers from countries such as Syria, Iran, Jordan, Germany and Colombia, the whole emotional range of refugee children is renegotiated.

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May 2019

GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 15th May 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

Stitching Palestine Documentary: Palestine (2017) | Director: Carol Mansour | Running Time: 78 mins | Arabic with English subtitles In observance of Nakba Day. Twelve Palestinian women sit before us and talk of their life before the Diaspora, of their memories, of their lives and of their identity. Their narratives are connected by the enduring thread of the ancient art of embroidery. Twelve resilient, determined and articulate women from disparate walks of life: lawyers, artists, housewives, activists, architects and politicians…

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June 2019

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GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 19th June 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

Lady of the Harbour Documentary: The Netherlands, China (2017) | Director: Sean Wang | Running Time: 90 mins | Chinese, Greek and English with English subtitles In observance of World Refugee Day. Nearly two decades ago, Chinese immigrants came to Greece traveling along the similar route as the current refugees. Suzanne is one of them. Before moving to Greece, she had developed a successful business in Bulgaria and was friends with the then Bulgarian prime minister, mafia bosses and celebrities.…

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October 2019

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GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 16th October 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

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.

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November 2019

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GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 20th November 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

In observance of International Day of Tolerance. Destierros Documentary: Canada (2018) | Director: Hubert Caron-Guay | Running Time: 92 mins | Spanish with English subtitles Viscerally immersed in the experience of Central American migrants on their perilous route to the United States, Destierros provides a sobering account of the desperation, perseverance, and humanity of people fleeing violence with a last hope for a better life. Leading up to the 2016 US elections, migrants are aware of what may be their…

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December 2019

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GRAMNet Film Series

Wednesday 18th December 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

In observance of International Migrants Day. Compulsory Figures Documentary: Poland (2018) | Director: Ewa Kochańska | Running Time: 72 mins | Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, English, with English subtitles Julia Polniuk (10) trains figure skating – and there is not much time left for her to succeed in sports and to meet her family’s expectations. After the Euromaidan Revolution, the Polniuk family moved from Ukraine to Poland. Now they begin a brand new life in Warsaw without good jobs or money.…

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January 2020

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GRAMNet Film Series

22nd January @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

In observance of Holocaust Memorial Day. Four Parts of a Folding Screen Documentary: UK (2018) | Director: Anthea Kennedy, Ian Wiblin | Running Time: 83 mins | German with English subtitles Based on documents found in Berlin archives, Four Parts of a Folding Screen explores exclusion, statelessness and the legalised theft and sale of everyday family possessions by the National Socialist regime. A voice, enigmatic and sometimes uncertain, foretells of, relates and recalls the routine processes of injustice and their…

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February 2020

Free

GRAMNet Film Series

19th February @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts), 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

In observance of World Day of Social Justice Of Love & Law Documentary: Japan, UK, France (2018) | Director: Hikaru Toda | Running Time: 94 mins | Japanese with English subtitles Fumi and Kazu are partners in love and law; they run the first law firm in Japan set up by an openly gay couple. As lawyers driven by their own experience of being outsiders, they attract a range of clients who reveal the hidden diversity of a country that…

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