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We seek to improve the integration of migrants in European societies by breaking down negative public perception and developing & showing creative communication skills of non-EU citizens living in EU. We especially encourage face2face encounters in Czechia, Spain, Italy and United Kingdom.
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In this section, you can find information and news related to the F2F project and in general migration integration in the United Kingdom. London-based NGO – Migrant Voice (www.migrantvoice.org) – is responsible for realizing integration activities in the UK within the F2F project, and thus also for information provided here.

New publication: Migration and Media (UK)

Migration and the Media lecture guide by Migrant Voice June 2014.

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Video from the F2F conference (UK)

VIDEO: Face2Face Project Film-making (UK)

This video is a collection of videos directed, filmed and scripted by F2F participants from the Film-making workshop held in the summer of 2013 (06.07.13)

The clips discuss what migrants and non migrants like about London and how they feel about the city they live in.

The Face2Face project is co-financed by the European Commission through the European Integration Fund.

Migrant Voice ‘Mash Up Event’ and end of year celebration – 11.12.2013

This short film is a collection of interviews carried out by Face2Face participants that the F2F Migrant Mash Up Event. Attendees of the public event were asked questions about their experience of the Mash Up Event and how they experienced the F2F project and migration and diversity in the UK so far.

Soul responsibility lies with the author and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

The Face2Face Project is co-financed by the EU through the European Integration Fund.

BLOG: Chaher: working to tell migrant stories (UK)

chaher

Chaher works as a contemporary artist, writer, and filmmaker. He took the time to chat with us and touch upon life and his work in London.

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VIDEO: Trailer – Sara’s story

This is a short trailer for the upcoming UK launch of the documentary – A Day in the Life – a component of the Face2Face project. Two participants took part to make two contrasting documentaries; one from the perspective of a migrant and one from the perspective of a non-migrant. This trailer gives a taster of the documentary for Sara Davidson (the British perspective).

Both documentaries will be launched on the 24th April 2014 – keep an eye on our facebook page or our events page on our website – www.migrantvoice.org for further information nearer the date.

Soul responsibility lies with the author and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

The Face2Face Project is co-financed by the EU through the European Integration Fund.

VIDEOS: Trailer – Mariko’s Story

This is a short trailer for the upcoming UK launch of the documentary – A Day in the Life – a component of the Face2Face project. Two participants took part to make two contrasting documentaries; one from the perspective of a migrant and one from the perspective of a non-migrant. This trailer gives a taster of the documentary for Mariko Hayashi (The migrants perspective).

Both documentaries will be launched on the 24th April 2014 – keep an eye on our facebook page or our events page on our website – www.migrantvoice.org for further information nearer the date.

Soul responsibility lies with the author and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

The Face2Face Project is co-financed by the EU through the European Integration Fund.

Nefes: Bridging cultures

nefes

In 2009, Gonul Ekmekci set up Nefes, a traditional Turkish folk music group that aims to keep a strong connection with Turkish culture while integrating the music into British society.

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BLOG: Simone’s story – Multiculturalism, Marriage and Home (UK)

simone periera

Simone spoke with us about living and working in the UK, as well as her aspirations for the future.

Simone is a proud Brazilian who loves London and the blend of cultures that it has to offer. She spent the first 25 years of her life in Brazil and still has a strong connection to the country. She worked as a journalist while living there, writing about topics ranging from shopping to education in cities.

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BLOG: Imogen Thomas on: ‘Learning not to be silent…’ (UK)

 

imogen thomas blog

In 2013 I was introduced to the Migrant Voices charity by Dena Arya. She invited me to participate in the Face to Face (F2F) project. This was a series of workshops taking place in order to encourage people, migrants and ‘natives’ to integrate, learning from and working with each other.

The aim of these workshops was to teach us, as a group and as individuals, as migrants and as locals, ways to make our voices heard over the general hubbub of life, for migrant and non migrant participants to get to understand eachother better, as well as to take a stand when necessary, to support each other’s rights and needs.

 

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