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“They do not want us here, but they will not let us out.”

“They do not want us here, but they will not let us out.”

The majority of the festival on Thursday, which again can boast with a good crowd, except projection film Asylum seekas took place in the premises of the Slovenian Cinematheque, where visitors had the opportunity to listen to a discussion among the authors of the screened movies and see them exchange their impressions and dilemmas regarding…

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Wednesday’s schedule took us all the way to Macau

Wednesday’s schedule took us all the way to Macau

The second day of the Festival of Migrant Film allowed viewers to become acquainted with the variety of causes which arouse numerous refugees and migrants, as well as the inner conflict between their own identity and culture of the new environment. Poverty and political repression as a cause of migration – something Europe should not…

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Outstanding attendance at the opening of the FMF

Outstanding attendance at the opening of the FMF

For the World Refugee Day, Slovenian Philanthropy is preparing the 6th edition of the Festival of Migrant Film. On the opening evening in Kinodvor, 16th of June, 190 visitors gathered; which is the highest reach in the past six years. Italian-Palestinian film On the Bride’s side with its documentary content and story recorded on the road, held the viewer in suspense from…

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What to expect

What to expect

The sixth edition of the Festival of Migrant Film will take place between 16 and 19 June at the Slovenian Cinemateque and Kindovor, with screenings also to be held in Izola, Murska Sobota and Vipava. 27 films from 18 countries are scheduled at a total of 34 screenings and 7 filmmakers will be attending the…

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The Festival’s Visual Identity

The Festival’s Visual Identity

For the fourth year running, the visual identity of the Festival of Migrant Film has been done by Martina Kokovnik Hakl, art director at Pristop, and Drago Mlakar, a creative. Their visuals get noticed and stand out, thus significantly contributing to our efforts to portray the reality and draw attention to topics that most people…

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FMF at the Isola Cinema festival

FMF at the Isola Cinema festival

The film Elinkine was screened at the Isola Cinema festival. You can catch another opportunity during the Festival of Migrant Film in Ljubljana: on Wednesday, 17th June, at 21.00 at the Slovenian Cinematheque. About the film: Elinkine, Enrique Verdugo, Great Britain, 2014, documentary, 14′, English subtitles

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Programme out

Programme out

Why come to the 6th edition of the Festival of Migrant Film? Check the 2015 programme with films and guests from many places. You might even end up checking the world map. Turn off your TV screens and come join us in front of the grand cinematique screens. Be social and be more. Be socially engaged! June 16…

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Festival of Migrant Film 2015

Festival of Migrant Film 2015

The 6th edition of the Festival of Migrant Film will take place from 16th to 19th June 2015. The festival, organized by Slovene Philanthropy will bring numerous film screenings and other cultural events that will shed light upon diverse topics related to migrations, asylum, lives and experiences of migrants and their integration into new social…

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And the winner is…

And the winner is…

Jury decision The jury consisting of Varja Močnik, Ognjen Radivojević and Jurij Meden would first of all like to express its heartfelt congratulations to the organizers of the Festival of Migrant Film 2014 and commend them for having put together a truly remarkable competition programme. Naturally, no less heartfelt congratulations and compliments go out to…

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First discussion kicks off on Friday!

First discussion kicks off on Friday!

First discussion of the Fifth edition of Festival of Migrant Film will kick off at 20h on Friday, 13th of June. Discussion will be held in Kult3000, which is located on the Museum complex Metelkova’s outdoor platform. 

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