Migration Matters Festival: Stories of Migration and Belonging

Migration Matters Event

The Migration Research Group at the University of Sheffield has partnered with the Migration Matters Festival to run a special programme of films and events called ‘Stories of Migration and Belonging’ during the five day theatre and arts festival. The festival ran from 19-23 June 2018 in Sheffield during Refugee Week.

The ‘Stories of Migration and Belonging’ showcased films made by women that explore different representations of migration, identity and belonging across the world.

Wednesday 20 June, 6pm –  ‘Homelands’

Friday 22 June, 6.15pm – ‘Calais Children: A Case to Answer’ and Q&A

Saturday 23 June, 3.15pm – ‘Queens of Syria’

There was post-film discussions, performances and workshops, with guest speakers from the University of Sheffield, local NGOs and groups.

Migration Matters Festival

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