I Am Nasrine (2012)
The film follows the story of Nasrine, a teenage girl living in Iran who is forced to flee with her brother Ali after their parents are executed by the government. The two siblings embark on a dangerous journey to the United Kingdom in search of a better life.
The film starts with Nasrine's idyllic life in Iran where she attends school, has a loving family, and is surrounded by friends. However, her life takes a turn for the worse when her parents are executed for their political beliefs. To protect Nasrine and Ali from a similar fate, their uncle arranges for them to travel to the UK, where they have relatives.
The journey to the UK is dangerous and fraught with difficulties. The siblings must cross borders illegally, evade authorities and make tough decisions that put their safety at risk. After a long and arduous journey, they finally arrive in the UK, but their struggles are far from over. They are faced with a new set of challenges, including finding work and adjusting to a new culture.
Despite the difficulties they face, Nasrine is determined to make a new life for herself and her brother. She enrolls in school and starts to build a new circle of friends. However, the threat of deportation hangs over them, and they must constantly be vigilant to avoid being discovered by the authorities.
Throughout the film, Nasrine's resilience and determination to build a better life for herself and her brother are inspiring. The film highlights the struggles faced by refugees and the importance of empathy and understanding in creating a more compassionate society.
The programme starts 30 minutes after doors open and the main feature 60 minutes after doors open.
Follows the journey of a teenage girl and her brother as they flee from Iran to the UK after their parents are executed by the government.
6:30pm FRIDAY 23rd June