Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

Bringing together researchers, practitioners and policy makers working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland

Film Series Launch: Wake Up on Mars

We are delighted to welcome you to the 2020/21 edition of the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series. This year, we celebrate the tenth anniversary of GRAMNet and the film series as we embark on a new digital format for the screenings and discussion events until it is safe to return to the cinema.

Join us for the opening event on Wednesday, 21 October, from 6pm BST. We will meet virtually, via Zoom, with special guests including Dea Gjinovci, the director of Wake Up on Mars.

Register for free here to access the live Q&A and to find out more how to watch the film.

Watch the recording of the opening event below. If you’d like to watch with English subtitles, click the ‘cc’ button on the bottom of the player.

The film will be available to watch on our Vimeo on Demand channel from Monday, 19 October at 6pm until the live Q&A on 21 October. Once you ‘rent’ the film, you will have 48 hours to watch it in your own time.

You can access the film for free, typing the promo code ‘GRAMNet‘ at checkout. You will have to create a Vimeo account to complete this process, which is free and quick to set up, you only need a valid email address.

Wake Up on Mars

Documentary: Switzerland, France (2020) | Director: Dea Gjinovci

Running time: 74 mins | Languages: Albanian, Swedish with English subtitles

We also recommend watching Life Overtakes Me, a documentary available on Netflix UK, also focused on resignation syndrome experienced by refugee families in Sweden experiencing deportation.

If you’d like to read more about Resignation Syndrome, here are a few suggestions from the film team:

The full programme of the series will also be launched on 21 October.

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