Journeys Festival International Leicester

15 - 30 August 2019

Explore the Festival quick links below, scroll down to discover the full programme listings for this year’s Festival. You can download and keep the full programme, use the event grid and filter by event type.

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A college professor and father of two, seeks political asylum in France after fleeing civil war but his hopes for his family's future lie with the authorities' decision. 

Full details: A Season in France

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Sharon Walia's feature documentary tells the stories of volunteer rescuers who have stepped in where governments have held back.

Full details: The Movement

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As immigration officer Wendy investigates Haile's reason for seeking asylum, we follow him on his perilous 5000km journey to safety in the UK.

Full details: The Flood

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A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. And so his adventures begin!

Full details: Paddington

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A haunting 360-degree animation, written and narrated by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner) with a father and son reflecting on their life in Syria.  

Full details: Sea Prayer

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We're taking our VR Cinema to the Journeys Festival Closing Party at LCB Depot's Last Friday event, showing a selection of Virtual Reality films.

Full details: Phoenix VR

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