Festival of Migrant Film

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Festival migrantskega filma (FMF)
http://www.fmf-slovenija.si
fmf@filantropija.org
Slovenska filantropija, Poljanska cesta 12, SI-1000 Ljubljana
Phone386 (0) 1 430 1288, 386 (0) 51 654 726
RegionSI-1
Organised bySlovenska filantropija
Frequencyannual
Festival dates16.6.2015 - 19.6.2015
15.6.2016 - 20.6.2016
15.6.2017 - 20.6.2017
18.6.2018 - 22.6.2018
17.6.2019 - 20.6.2019
Marina Uzelac, Organisation Team, Programme
marina.uzelac@filantropija.org
Phone386 (0) 51 389 929
Mateja Skrt, Organisation, Promotion
mateja.skrt@gmail.com
Sabrina Lever, Public Relations
novice@filantropija.org
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Since 2010 Slovene Philanthropy celebrates the World Refugee Day (20th June) with the Festival of Migrant Film, dedicated to all refugees and migrants worldwide.

A selection of insightful and provocative films on topics related to migrations, asylum, and refugees is followed by thematic round tables to provide relevant information and contribute to fostering of a tolerant, inclusive, and equitable society.

The 2016 FMF edition visual identity:

Martina Kokovnik Hakl and Drago Mlakar 2016 Migrant Film Festival visual identity.png


Programme

A broad collection of films of diverse genres, ranging from documentaries to animations, is presented at several different locations, mainly at Kinodvor Cinema and Slovenian Cinematheque. Previous festival locations included also Škuc Gallery and City Museum of Ljubljana, among others.

The 2012 round tables and discussions accompanying the screenings focus on the following central themes: economic migration and undocumented migrants, female migrations, and Europe’s role in the protection of refugees fleeing from the war-torn regions. Professionals, international film-makers and activists are invited to share their insight on a current migration trends, their opinions on the causes and consequences of migration, and their personal experiences related to the discussed topics.

Accompanied by several side events with live concerts, choir singing, storytelling, and tasting traditional cuisines, the festival also offers a glimpse of the cultural diversity of our society.


International cooperation

In 2012 a new thematic section Voyages Through Forgotten Place features a series of short films, produced by young film makers exploring migration-related topics in Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia. The project is made in close cooperation of three civil society organizations: Zavod Voluntariat from Slovenia, Restart from Croatia, and Youth Center CK 13 from Serbia.


Previous Editions

The 2015 edition was for the first time organised by Slovene Philanthropy only; previous years co-organiser was Institute Voluntariat.

Martina Kokovnik Hakl and Drago Mlakar 2015 Migrant Film Festival visual identity.jpg


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