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Mama: Documentary Film Screening + Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 26


The film Mama relays the stories and asylum experiences of six Afghan asylum seekers as narrated through the voice of a retired
Norwegian teacher Gro Dregelid, who has taken in 60 such boys since 2009. Filmed and directed by Preethi Nallu, a migration specialist and journalist, this film spans four countries - Norway, France, Spain and Afghanistan and was filmed during the pandemic period.

After the screening, there will be a panel discussion about what happens when Afghan asylum seekers are deported back to life-threatening conditions. Participants in the discussion are the film's director Preethi Nallu, aid worker Olivier Vandecasteele and Nasrat, one of the asylum seekers we meet in the film.

Date: October 26
The doors open at 18
The film screening starts at 19
Free access. The panel discussion takes place in English and Norwegian.