The struggle for Libyan oil wells

The struggle for Libyan oil wells

Aldo Premoli. On September 11th, Libyan National Army (LNA) forces under General Khalifa Haftar have launched an offensive on the oil facilities in Ras Lanuf, al-Sidr, Az-Zuwaytinah, and Berga in the Gulf of Sirte. Until that moment, the sites had been under the jurisdiction of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG), guided by Ibrahim Jadran. In […]

London Migration Film Festival. 11-13 Nov 2016

London Migration Film Festival. 11-13 Nov 2016

We like it. Migration is often relegated into the corners of the film industry, with films that solely focus on negative experience of displacement. Our aim is to portray the diversity, nuance and subjective experience within migration – in order to restore the dignity and humanity inherent within it. We aim to increase awareness of […]

The new political divide

The new political divide

AS POLITICAL theatre, America’s party conventions have no parallel. Activists from right and left converge to choose their nominees and celebrate conservatism (Republicans) and progressivism (Democrats). But this year was different, and not just because Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major party. The conventions highlighted a new […]

The moment my dinghy sank in the Med

The moment my dinghy sank in the Med

It’s happening now. Hassan, an English teacher who had been tortured in Syria, filmed as he crossed the Med in an overcrowded boat that quickly filled with water. Exodus: Our Journey To Europe is broadcast on BBC Two on 11, 12 and 13 July. Watch other migrants’ stories every day this week online. Includes music […]