Latest News for: Refugees stories


Arab Cinema Center holds popular panel on ‘Displacement: Cinematic Perspectives’ at Cannes Film Festival

Egypt Today 23 May 2024
Commenting on the necessity of ensuring refugees are properly represented on our screens, Blanchet said, “People who are displaced have a voice, they have a story… Their stories are so incredible and inspiring.

Gaza refugee stories bring Filipinos closer to Palestinians

Arab News 22 May 2024
Updated 3 min 4 sec ago. Samantha Beltran. May 22, 2024 15.24. .

Does Cate Blanchett Really Think She’s ‘Middle-Class’?

New York Magazine 22 May 2024
In Cannes, Cate Blanchett reflects on her experience as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, and the importance of giving filmmakers who are refugees a platform to tell their stories.

As Malaysia faces CEDAW review, women refugees continue to struggle

Al Jazeera 22 May 2024
list 2 of 4Dozens of Rohingya refugees flee Malaysian immigration detention centre ... Hanna’s story is one of many that highlight the challenges women face as asylum seekers and refugees in Malaysia as a result of their precarious status.

Hollywood star Cate Blanchett urges industry to include refugee voices

Gulf Today 22 May 2024
Australian actor Cate Blanchett, goodwill ambassador for the UN agency for refugees, on Monday urged the film industry to take a leap and include their “incredible” stories.

‘To A Land Unknown’: Cannes Review

Screen Daily 22 May 2024
Arrestingly plotted and bracingly acted, this story about the biting hardships faced by refugees who have left the danger of their homeland only to be left nationless could hardly be more ...

African communities face complex challenges that require multilayered solutions: ForAfrika

Business Ghana 22 May 2024
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Famous Celebrities Who Have Spoken About Their Family Ties With the Holocaust

Cinema Blend 22 May 2024
Arguably the best film of Spielberg's and one the best of the ‘90s, he told the true story of German industrialist Oskar Schindler, who saved more than a thousand Polish-Jewish refugees at the time.

Hmong Cultural Symposium at Manitowoc Public Library will feature refugee stories of escaping war-torn Laos

Herald Times Reporter 21 May 2024
MANITOWOC – The Hmong refugee story will be the focus of the Hmong Cultural Symposium at the Manitowoc Public Library ... “Come experience this panel of Hmong-American refugees and experience their incredible stories, with a Q&A session to follow.”.

Cate Blanchett urges film industry to include refugee voices

Khaleejtimes 21 May 2024
Australian actor Cate Blanchett, goodwill ambassador for the UN agency for refugees, on Monday urged the film industry to take a leap and include their "incredible" stories ... "Their stories are so incredible and inspiring.".

From Refugees to Founders: studying legacy of Circassians, Chechens in Jordan’s history

The Jordan Times 21 May 2024
... new book, “Empire of Refugees ... “These unique documents allowed me to reconstruct the making of Amman as a Circassian refugee village between 1878 and 1914 and to tell stories of individual refugees.

Cate Blanchett sends a subtle and strong pro-Palestinian message on 2024 Cannes red carpet

Hindustan Times 21 May 2024
... issues, like “high-level advocacy to fundraising, to meeting refugees in countries across the globe” and works to “amplify refugee voices and ensure the human stories behind the figures are heard.”.

‘They were murdered but they were here’: A Haitian migrant’s quest to honor mom, siblings

Sun Sentinel 21 May 2024
13, 1979, off Palm Beach, has the dubious distinction of being the first documented case of Haitian refugees dumped at sea. For the full story, please visit ....

The Magnificent 7: Must See, Must Do, May 22-28

Seven Days 21 May 2024
Featuring puppetry and set work by Ria Blaas and a cast packed with local talent, the production tells the allegorical story of a town under a brutal occupation, where all the villagers lose their hearing after soldiers kill a deaf boy.

NGOs urge government to grant migrants same LGBTIQA+ rights enjoyed by Maltese

Independent Online 20 May 2024
the challenges faced by LGBTIQA+ migrants and refugees in Malta. On the day, migrants and refugees who escaped the persecution of their communities where homosexuality is an entrenched taboo, shared their stories.