4us young people with refugee backgrounds living in australia

June 20 of every year is World Refugee Day. It is a day that honours the courage, strength and determination of those who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.

Exploring storytelling, documentary and what it is like being a new arrival growing up in Melbourne, join the creators, researchers and participants for a special documentary screening and Digital Storytelling showcase followed by a panel discussion.

Produced by Melbourne filmmakers, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and young people of refugee backgrounds.

Session 1: New Arrivals

> Crazy: The everyday experiences of Sudanese-Australian young women, with an introduction by Caitlin Nunn
> Finding Light: Reflections of recently arrived Afghan boys living in Australia, with an introduction by Anthony Rodríguez Jiménez

Session 2: Growing up in Melbourne

> See Through Me: Discrimination through the eyes of ten young Somali-Australians, with an introduction by Caitlin Nunn
> Home: An exploratory journey with young Somali-Australians, with an introduction by Caitlin Nunn

Dates   Sat 20 Jun 2009, 2pm-5pm
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