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: Eyimofe (This is My Desire)

Join us for the final GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series screening and discussion of 2020! For International Migrants Day we are delighted to present Eyimofe (This is My Desire) by Arie and Chuko Esiri, a fiction film that transports us to the heart of Lagos following the daily struggles of Mofa and Rosa who believe in a better life on foreign shores. Watch the film in advance here from 14th December until 16th December, at 6pm BST when you can join us on Zoom for a Q&A with the filmmakers moderated by Gameli Tordzro.

Free, but registration required: book here.

Eyimofe (This is My Desire)

Fiction: Nigeria, 2020 | Dirctors: Arie and Chuko Esiri

Running time: 116 mins | Languages: Yoruba, English with English subtitles

Tragedy and fate intervene as two Nigerians try to better the lives of their families. Eyimofe (This is My Desire) is a film about two people’s quest for what they believe will be a better life on foreign shores.

After Mofe loses his family and Rosa fails to deliver on a promise, their travel plans collapse forcing them to reconsider living abroad. As time passes and wounds heal, they learn the future they desperately seek can be built at home.

The film is available to watch from anywhere in the UK and the conversation event is available worldwide.

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