“– Reading Refugee Support Group’s 25th Anniversary —
Since starting in 1994, Reading Refugee Support Group has supported Refugees and people seeking Asylum as they try to rebuild in Reading and Berkshire.
– RRSG’s 25th Anniversary Film Festival —
To mark our 25th Anniversary we are screening the award winning documentary ‘On Her Shoulders’. The screening will accompanied by a panel of guest speakers discussing the topics raised in the film.
This event is in partnership with the wonderful team at Corn Exchange Newbury.
— ON HER SHOULDERS —
‘On Her Shoulders’ tells the story of Nadia Murad, a young Yazidi woman who survived genocide and escaped slavery by ISIS, as she tells her story on the world stage and finds herself being the voice of her people.
Nadia Murad’s work in defending Human Rights has seen her awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, the Sakharov Prize and was named the 2016 Woman of the Year by Glamour Magazine.
The documentary has received numerous awards including Best Director at Sundance Film Festival.
The film screening will be accompanied by a panel of guest speakers discussing the topics raised in the film.”
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