Refugee Films

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Course code: F32F

Must-see films that provide an insight into the refugee experience and their powerful stories of survival. This course is delivered online via ZOOM.



From 10 Jun 2024 to 08 Jul 2024
Mon 16:00-17:30

5 weeks

10 Jun 2024
16:00 to 17:30
17 Jun 2024
16:00 to 17:30
24 Jun 2024
16:00 to 17:30
01 Jul 2024
16:00 to 17:30
08 Jul 2024
16:00 to 17:30

with Davide Ariasso




Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £105.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £105.00 ,the concession fee  £63.00.


Bristol Adult Learning

0117 903 8844


<p><span style="font-size:16px">From the moment they are forced to leave their countries, to the long and dangerous journeys they endure, to the barriers they face upon arrival, the refugee experience is often marked by desperation and struggle. Yet in the face of unimaginable circumstances, these stories also express overcoming, resilience, and hope. Films include For Sama, Flee, Human Flow, Limbo, Midnight Traveller. <strong>This course is delivered online via ZOOM.</strong></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Each week, you will watch a film and make notes. The group then meets on ZOOM to discuss the film on the day/time advertised. <strong>This course is delivered online via ZOOM.</strong></span></p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">This is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.</span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">No</span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Other film studies courses.</span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Streaming costs for each film (around £3.50 per film).</span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Yes: watching films, reading articles, sometimes watching clips.</span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Notes about the film (film title and guidelines given 3/4 days before each session so that students can watch it). The group then meets over ZOOM to discuss the film on the day/time advertised. </span></p>

<p><strong><span style="font-size:16px">Computer or tablet, stable internet connection, ability to use of ZOOM and film streaming platforms.</span></strong></p>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Online using ZOOM. Very interactive, debate. Learning from articles and texts about films, questions, theory, interviews. Work in pairs/group</span></p>

Equipment Required

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong>Computer or tablet, stable internet connection, ability to use of ZOOM and film streaming platforms.</strong></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

<li><span style="font-size:16px">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></li>

<p><span style="font-size:16px">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px">When attending an online course, it is a learner’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learner’s home computer or their internet access.</span></p>