“Being a migrant is an experience, not an identity” – Zrinka Bralo, Migrants Organise

Audiences braved the windy weather on Friday to come to the screening of Hostile at The Gate cinema in Notting Hill.

Director Sonita Gale was joined by Zrinka Bralo, CEO of Migrants Organise in an illuminating Q&A hosted by Elliot Grove. The Q&A centred around migrants rights and grassroots organising, with many of the audience members asking how they can get involved.

Zrinka Bralo has been the CEO of Migrants Organise  since 2001. Migrants Organise is an award winning grassroots  platform where migrants and refugees organise together for dignity and justice. Migrants Organise puts its organising effort into numerous shared campaigns and actions such as Patients Not Passports campaign for access to health care, Promote the Migrant Vote campaign to build electoral power and the most recent the Fair Immigration Movement Charter a call for immigration reform based on principles of  dignity, justice and welcome. Zrinka is a refugee from Sarajevo, where she was a journalist and where she worked with leading war correspondents during the siege of Sarajevo in the 90’s

Elliot Grove is the founder of Raindance Film Festival (1993) and the British Independent Film Awards (1998) and Raindance Film School (2017). He has produced over 700 hundred short films and five feature films: the multi-award-winning The Living and the Dead (2006), Deadly Virtues (2013), AMBER (2017), Love is Thicker Than Water (2018) and the SWSX Grand Jury Prize winner Alice (2019).

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