Welcome to The Dukes Cinema's 25th Anniversary Refugee Week Film Festival
Join us this June as we observe the 25th anniversary of Refugee Week. The Dukes Cinema is proud to present a specially curated programme of films celebrating the resilience, creativity, and diverse stories of refugees.
Our film selection shines a light on the experiences of refugees both past and present. Discover their unique journeys in:
- Name Me Lawand (20th June)
This thought-provoking film brings you an intimate narrative of resilience.
- Hostile (21st June)
A film that provides a moving exploration of the refugee experience.
A poignant tale with a special link to the Lancaster area, providing insight into the Kindertransport movement.
Family-friendly Films: A Universal Experience
We've chosen a range of non-verbal family films that everyone can enjoy, regardless of language or age:
- Shorts For Wee Ones (17th June)
A lovely compilation of shorts perfect for our youngest viewers.
- Shaun The Sheep: The Movie (18th June)
Join Shaun's entertaining adventure, a fun experience for all.
- Shorts For Middle Ones (25th June)
A collection of engaging short films for viewers of all ages.
- Shaun The Sheep: Farmageddon (24th June)
More laughter and fun await in this delightful sequel.
The Refugee Week Film Festival 2023 is supported by Lancashire County Council and Film Hub North.
Cover Photo by Eric Masur