SIROCCO – WINDS OF RESISTANCE: iniziativa FILEF a Sydney sull’occupazione del Sahara Occidentale

Australia Western Sahara Association and  FILEF invite you to a special screening of SIROCCO – WINDS OF RESISTANCE

A prize-winning documentary on the plight of Western Sahara – Africa’s last colony and a UN-disputed territory.

Directed and produced by Canadian filmmaker Josh Campbell, who began the film as a research project while completing a Master in Journalism. An overview of the ongoing and little-known conflict continuing since Morocco’s invasion of Western Sahara in 1975, of a struggle for independence using culturally derived methods of music, poetry and non-violent resistance.

 

Australia Western Sahara Association is one of a global network of community organisations which support the right of self-determination for the people of Western Sahara and works to raise awareness of the conflict (awsa.org.au)

 

SPECIAL GUEST:   

Kamal Fadel, representative in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region of Polisario, the national liberation movement aiming to end Moroccan presence in the Western Sahara. Kamal holds a Master of International Relations, a post-graduate diploma of legal practice from College of Law in Sydney and is admitted as a lawyer in Australia

Q&A will follow.

 

Light Refreshments on arrival – Entry by donation

 

RSVP filefsydney@gmail.com  or FB event

This will be Filef last event for the year, come and join us afterwards at the La Giara Restaurant, for some good food and music!

All welcome!

Filef Sydney

 

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