Beyond the Lines

Beyond the Lines

Beyond the Lines is a poetic short film inspired by a collection of texts, sounds and stories by writers from refugee backgrounds now settled in Scotland. These writings cross through a rich emotional landscape, each of them a unique jigsaw piece. Some go back to time and to places that cannot be returned to. Some…

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Making Art From Crisis: Exploring refugee stories on screen

This workshop explores the principles of story and screenwriting, targeting refugees and asylum seekers living in Scotland. The event will be led by producer, story and script developer Paul Welsh and features recent work by Scottish filmmakers from refugee backgrounds and/or featuring stories drawing on the immigrant experience. The showcase will be presented by the…

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Take 2 Presents: Encanto with Refugee Festival Scotland

After being forced to flee her home in Colombia due to armed conflict, Mirabel’s Grandmother is blessed with a magic candle and a very special house that bestows magic abilities on all her family. All except her granddaughter Mirabel. Despite not having any magical abilities of her own, Mirabel proves to be the most special…

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Yoyo and The Little Auk Live Concert

Introduce young children to classical music with Yoyo & The Little Auk – a new animated film from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Visible Fictions, supported by Year of Stories 2022. When a terrible storm hits a flock of birds flying thousands of miles across the ocean, one little auk lands with a plop on a clump…

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Yoyo and The Little Auk Live Concert

Introduce young children to classical music with Yoyo & The Little Auk – a new animated film from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Visible Fictions, supported by Year of Stories 2022. When a terrible storm hits a flock of birds flying thousands of miles across the ocean, one little auk lands with a plop on a clump…

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