Journeys Festival International Leicester
15 - 30 August 2019
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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.
Sharon Walia's feature documentary tells the stories of volunteer rescuers who have stepped in where governments have held back.
As immigration officer Wendy investigates Haile's reason for seeking asylum, we follow him on his perilous 5000km journey to safety in the UK.
A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. And so his adventures begin!
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.
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.