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March 2019

“Child Migrants Welcome?”

21 March 2019 6:30 pm
Migration Museum at The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street
London, SE1 7AG United Kingdom
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£5 – £8.97

Come to the screening of a series of short films about the welcome and non-welcome experienced by young people who have migrated to the UK – from Syrian children on the Isle of Bute in Scotland, to Iraqi Kurdish youth in Norwich, to Eritreans in Harrow and Polish children in Sidmouth.

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May 2019

Soldiering on: Czech Freedom Fighters in Great Britain 1940 -1945

7 May 2019
Czech Embassy Cinema, 26 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY United Kingdom
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£7

Marking the 80th anniversary of the 1939 occupation of Czechoslovakia the event showcases the work by refugee filmmakers Jiri Weiss and Karel Lamač who captured the fellow countrymen in short films for the Ministry of Information.

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The Experience of the Kindertransport – Film Screening & Panel Discussion

16 May 2019
The Laboratory, Dulwich College, Dulwich Common
London, SE21 7LD United Kingdom
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Free – £12

80 years ago 10,000 children came to Britain as unaccompanied refugees on the Kindertransport from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia, escaping Nazi Europe. Following a screening of some extracts of interviews, the panel discussion with two former Kinder, chaired by Dr Bea Lewkowicz, Director of the AJR Refugee Voices Testimony Archive, will explore how the Kinder adapted in Britain and how they dealt with being separated from their families and their homes

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June 2019

1000 Londoners: Windrush Generation

26 June 2019 6:00 pm
Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Birkbeck is delighted to host a screening of 1000 Londoners: Windrush Generations, part of an award winning series of documentary portraits of Londoners from Chocolate Films. This screening accompanies the Peltz gallery's current exhibition Refugees, Newcomers, Citizens: Migration Stories from Picture Post, 1938-1956 (the Peltz Gallery, 3 June-4 July)

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July 2019

Refuge Britain – Stories of Emigré Designers

3 July 2019
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Senate House, University of London Aspects of Exile Refuge Britain - Stories of Emigré Designers Speakers: Anna Nyburg and Robert Sternberg Refuge Britain is a 45 minute documentary film made by Anna Nyburg and Robert Sternberg, which will be screened alongside a Q&A. Framed by the life of a recent refugee from Pakistan, the film uses archive footage and conversations with the descendants of three Jewish…

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September 2019

Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book design

10 September 2019 6:30 pm
Italian Cultural Institute in London, 39 Belgrave Square
London, SW1X 8NX United Kingdom
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Free

The Italian Cultural Institute celebrates Germano Facetti: a Nazi labour camp survivor who changed the face of publishing in Britain.

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November 2019

Four Parts of a Folding Screen

3 November 2019 8:30 pm
Close-Up Film Centre, 97 Sclater Street
London, E1 6HR United Kingdom
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£12

Based on documents found in Berlin archives, Four Parts of a Folding Screen explores exclusion, statelessness and the legalised theft and sale of everyday family possessions by the National Socialist regime. We're pleased to welcome Anthea Kennedy and Ian Wiblin to present their film alongside Peter Todd's a spoon, and Martin Brady will be in conversation with the filmmakers following the screening.

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Night Train to Munich: CineClub

12 November 2019 7:00 pm
Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate
London, SW7 1PQ United Kingdom
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Based on Murray Forbes’ story of the same title, the film follows John Muller (Paul Henreid) on his escape from mobsters out of the frying pan into the fire. The protagonist’s cynical view of human blindness provides for quite an ironic and surprising ending to this true noir.

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Pastor Hall: CineClub

18 November 2019 7:00 pm
Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate
London, SW7 1PQ United Kingdom
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Based on Murray Forbes’ story of the same title, the film follows John Muller (Paul Henreid) on his escape from mobsters out of the frying pan into the fire. The protagonist’s cynical view of human blindness provides for quite an ironic and surprising ending to this true noir.

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The Promise

25 November 2019 7:30 pm
JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road
London, NW3 6ET United Kingdom
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£12 – £15

Screening of a new film about artist and holocaust survivor Roman Halter, followed by a Q&A with Ardyn Halter (Roman’s son), Fred Scott and Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg.

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The Passing of the Third Floor Back: CineClub

26 November 2019 7:00 pm
Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate
London, SW7 1PQ United Kingdom
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Based on Murray Forbes’ story of the same title, the film follows John Muller (Paul Henreid) on his escape from mobsters out of the frying pan into the fire. The protagonist’s cynical view of human blindness provides for quite an ironic and surprising ending to this true noir.

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December 2019

Hollow Triumph: CineClub

3 December 2019 7:00 pm
Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate
London, SW7 1PQ United Kingdom
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Based on Murray Forbes’ story of the same title, the film follows John Muller (Paul Henreid) on his escape from mobsters out of the frying pan into the fire. The protagonist’s cynical view of human blindness provides for quite an ironic and surprising ending to this true noir.

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