GLOBAL MIGRATION FILM FESTIVAL

BRINGING STORIES OF MIGRATION TO THE SILVER SCREEN

The Global Migration Film Festival showcases films that capture the promise and challenges of migration for those who leave their homes in search of a better life and the contributions they make to their new communities.

Last year, the film festival took place in 89 countries. 
This year we anticipate over 100!

Read more here about categories for professional, emerging and aspiring filmmakers and how to submit your film.

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FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

2017 Global Migration Film Festival: Call for Entries

Switzerland - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) is inviting professional and 
emerging filmmakers to submit perception-changing films about the migrant
experience for the second annual Global Migration Film Festival (5-18 December)

The Global Migration Film Festival showcases films that capture the promise
and challenges of migration for those who leave their homes in search of a
better life and the unique contributions migrants make to their new communities.

Read more

 

 

 

"The journeys migrants take, sometimes full of peril,
often full of hope, have been the subject
of films throughout the history of cinema.
We hope the films at our next festival will instill
understanding, empathy with characters, awe
at their journeys and admiration for those who
welcome their new neighbors."

- IOM Director General, William Lacy Swing

 

 

A Look at the 2016 Festival

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FESTIVAL 2016

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Gallery