FIRST TIME AT CINEMA
In celebration of International Migrants day, IOM Turkey participated in the Global Migration Film Festival by having over 50 screenings in 7 cities across Turkey. The screenings took place in Ankara, İzmir, İstanbul, Şanlıurfa, Adana, Hatay and Gaziantep, showing a selection of films that enlightened the over 1000 people in attendance of the difficult circumstances that migrants and refuges from different parts of the world face every day.
In Gaziantep, the film “The Guest from Aleppo to Istanbul” was screened to an audience that consisted of local NGOs, universities, INGOs, government stakeholders as well as migrants and refugees. In attendance was a very unique guest. Fatima, 34, from Syria, who had seen the poster promoting the screening and decided to come watch the film.