1. A Life On Hold


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    A film by Nick Francis (www.speak-it.org) & Marc Silver (www.marcsilver.net) An intimate portrait of Omar, a 17 year old stranded in a refugee camp since the 2011 war in Libya. The film offers a unique perspective of one person amongst thousands waiting for a chance to start their life again in a safe country. When war broke out earlier this year in Libya, thousands of refugees from countries such as Somalia, Sudan, and Eritrea, who were living in or transiting through the country at the time, were forced to flee for their lives yet again. They are now waiting in refugee camps along the Tunisian and Egyptian borders - unable to return home due to war or persecution, unable to return to Libya due to ongoing violence and discrimination, and unable to stay in Tunisia or Egypt, countries both undergoing their own political upheavals. Part 2 of Omar's story is here ... https://vimeo.com/47612730 ... Rain is Beautiful

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    • Global Education Magazine logo meaning


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      With this short video we want to show the spirit of our educational philosophy, based in the Four Pillars of Education by UNESCO. Visit our official webpage: http://www.globaleducationmagazine.com and read more about last publications: http://www.globaleducationmagazine.com/about-the-megazine/

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      • Lost and Found - the story of Refugees United


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        Following the lives of four refugees and how separation from loved ones has shaped their existence, “Lost and Found: The Story of Refugees United” is a journey into the hardships so many families must endure as they seek to reconnect.

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        • Iraqi Refugees: Life in the Shadows


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          It's the fifth anniversary of the Iraq War and with talk of it not being even half-way through, we are approaching the 4000th American combat death. More importantly, a recent World Health Organization report based on Iraqi Health Ministry figures estimated that 151,000 Iraqi civilians were killed between March 2003, the start of the invasion, and June 2006. Many of the reports of civilian deaths are disputed. What cannot be argued, however, is another grave consequence of the Iraq War: the displacement crisis as a mass exodus of Iraqis flee the instabilities and ever-increasing sectarian violence at home, tearing their families apart. In mid-January 2008, with the support of the United Nations High Commission For Refugees (UNHCR), I traveled to Amman, Jordan to photograph and record a few of these families trapped in a no-man’s land; asylum seekers looking for refuge, too afraid to return to their blood-soaked country. Here are a few of their stories.

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          • Bhutanese Refugee Story - From Nepal to Seattle's Rainier Valley


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            This is the story of Khem Rizal and his family, Bhutanese refugees who after living in a UN camp in SE Nepal for 18 years, were recently resettled in Seattle's Rainier Valley. In this short piece, originally produced for the The Seattle Channel's program City Stream , I visited the bamboo hut where the Rizal's used to live, documenting the journey Bhutanese refugees make as they begin new lives here in the Pacific Northwest. For more information, visit www.PangealityProductions.com To see the original City Stream program http://www.seattlechannel.org/videos/video.asp?ID=21

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            • Darkness Was Gone


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              This is the story of how each one of the 3,700 households in the Kiziba camp in Rwanda were given a solar lamp, and the impact that "light" has had on their lives. Project by http://globalbrightlight.org Implemented by http://greatlakesenergy.co Camp implementation by http://www.unhcr.org

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              • STATELESS


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                UPDATE!!!!! Thanks to many who devoted time and energies to stopping the Cessation Clause, as of Jun 30, 2013, only 3 of the 12 countries who were to institute the clause have decided to do so- Malawi, The Republic of the Congo and Zimbabwe. WE STILL URGE PEOPLE TO PRESSURE THESE GOVERNMENTS and we hope "Stateless" was of some help in this cause. In June of 2013, the UNHCR along with many countries in Africa have decided that the 18 years refuge they have offered the Rwandan refugees since the Genocide is going to stop and the refugees must go home. The refugees have well founded fears that they will be persecuted, jailed or even killed by the regime now running the country. Their fears a well founded- watch the film to know why! Please go to: http://www.stoprwandacessation.org/Home.html FOLLOW THE LINK TO THE PETITION AND SIGN IT!!!!!

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                • Take The Time


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                  Out of the 45 million refugees worldwide, take the time to meet Smart, Farida & Bithou. On June 20th, FilmAid is recognizing World Refugee Day by sharing the unique & inspiring stories of 3 refugees from Kakuma refugee camp, in Northern Kenya. REFUGEE TO SUPERSTAR written and performed by Smart. This film was made in collaboration with FilmAid's refugee filmmakers. Learn more at http://www.filmaid.org/TakeTheTime © 2014 FilmAid. All rights reserved. Please follow us: http://www.Facebook.com/filmaid http://www.Twitter.com/filmaid

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                  • Geneva from the sky


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                    With these aerial views you will discover the different buildings of international Geneva, from the palais des Nations to the CERN or the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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                    • LOOKING OVER HER SHOULDER by ROUA ALJIED [spoken word film]


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                      Spoken word poet Roua Aljied performs her original poem "Looking Over Her Shoulder" for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence campaign promo video, premiering at the 16 Days launch on November 25, 2014 at Ottawa City Hall. Organized and sponsored by WIIS - Women in International Security Canada, UNHCR - United Nations High Commission for Refugees Canada, OCTEVAW - Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, IWSO - Immigrant Women Services Ottawa, SASC - Sexual Assault Support Centre Ottawa. EDUCATE, ENGAGE, EMPOWER www.wiiscanada.org/16days

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