Crossings: Stories of Migration
An ICA-led UK-wide film and events programme supported by the BFI Audience Fund using National Lottery funding and in partnership with the Goethe-Institut
There will be post-film discussions and panels with speakers representing organisations including the University of Sheffield, Assist Sheffield and South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group.
In association with the #WeAreInternational campaign from University of Sheffield
Crossings: Stories of Migration will be showing at the Showroom as part of Migration Matters Festival- Celebrating sanctuary in the Steel City
Migration Matters Festival 2017 is a five-day theatre and arts festival taking place in Sheffield during Refugee Week (20-24 June). Its aim is to celebrate diversity and recognise the positive impact migration has on the city.
All screenings are Pay-What-You-Decide, which is available in person from the Showroom Box Office
Tickets can be purchased online in advance for the standard suggested price of £8.80 / £ 6.60 concessions or £4.50 CINE 26 for everyone aged 26 or under.
Upcoming films & events
- Between Fences
- What leads people to leave everything behind and go towards the unknown? Can theatre build bridges between people and enact social change? Israeli filmmaker Avi Mograbi meets African asylum-seekers in a camp in the Negev desert to explore these questions
- Wed 21 Jun 2017
- The story of a young Mexican father, Roberto, who crosses the border illegally to California in search of work to support his family back home.
- Fri 23 Jun 2017
- Fire at Sea 12A
- A powerful, sobering and masterful look at the refugee crisis through the lens of the small Italian island of Lampedusa.
- Sat 24 Jun 2017
- Those Who Jump
- In northern Morocco lies the Spanish enclave of Melilla; a small piece of Europe on African land. To many African men, this is a symbol of hope but standing between the two territories is a brutal militarized fence system
- Sat 24 Jun 2017