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Child Migrant Voices in Modern Britain: Oral Histories 1930s – Present Day

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Summary

Eithne Nightingale, author and filmmaker, introduces the films Child Migrant Stories and her related book.

Date & time

Date:17 June 2024

Time:1.30pm to 3.30pm

Event Details

Address:Dulwich Library
368 Lordship Lane
East Dulwich
London

Post code:SE22 8NB

Website:www.southwark.gov.uk/libraries

Tickets:Free - no need to book

Email: nell.cooper@southwark.gov.uk

Open hours:Monday 9am to 8pm
Tuesday 10am to 8pm
Wednesday 9am to 8pm
Thursday 9am to 8pm
Friday 9am to 8pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sunday 12pm to 4pm

Twitter:twitter.com@southwarklibs

Description

Eithne Nightingale, author and filmmaker, introduces the films Child Migrant Stories and her related book Child Migrant Voices in Modern Britain: Oral Histories 1930s -Present Day, Bloomsbury 2024. Both are based on powerful stories of, and co-produced with, those who have migrated to Britain under 18.  Followed by screenings of:

  • Ugwumpiti about Maurice Nwokeji who survived the Biafran war
  • Passing Tides about Linh Vu who escaped Vietnam by boat
  • Seeking Sanctuary on a Scottish Island about Syrian children on the Isle of Bute.
  • The House that is Not There about Henry Bran, a child soldier from El Salvador 

 

Maurice, Linh and Eithne will read selected passages from the book before a discussion with the audience.

 

Copies of the book will be available to buy.

Transport

By Bus:12, 40, 176, 185, 197

By Train:East Dulwich

Map

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