Liz is an independent volunteer with her own van. She came to Calais to help. Every day she loads up her van with donations from the warehouses and distributes them to residents. Often she does this outside the cafe where we were teaching, which is where we met. Liz’s advice may be useful for anyone […]

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Osama Qashoo, tutor on WFC project: Calais SPEAKS, talks about one student who was injured while shooting during a confrontation with police in the camp after lorries bound for Britain got stuck in traffic on the bridge above and people from the camp tried to board them.

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The Muslim celebration of Eid is like Christmas. In the camp however, there was a feeling of sadness as many were spending the day without their families, surrounded by squalor with dwindling hope of ever reaching Britain. Despite this, some men in the Afghan section hooked up a speaker and started to dance.

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Behind the scenes form the recent up-skill project, sponsored by the Cape Film Commission, South Africa’s regional equivalent to the Arts Council in the UK. The team made a broadcast-quality series Do You Want To Know Me that take a common statistic relating to the townships and gives it a human face by profiling an […]

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Behind the scenes form the recent up-skill project, sponsored by the Cape Film Commission, South Africa’s regional equivalent to the Arts Council in the UK. The team made a broadcast-quality series Do You Want To Know Me that take a common statistic relating to the townships and gives it a human face by profiling an […]

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We returned to Cape Town in June, 2009 to deliver a Level 2 Documentary Workshop to students from the New Africa Theatre Association. Several of the participants have been putting their new filmmaking skills to good use since we last saw them. Find out what they have been up to and watch as they create […]

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The behind the scenes film shot during the workshop in Cape-Town with graduates from New Africa Theatre Association

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This film is a behind the scenes look at WFC’s Level 1 Fictional Shorts workshop delivered to students at Niekerksrus Agricultural school in Free State South Africa. The students produced a poignant final film about the effects of alcoholism on their families.

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