One of our Calais filmmakers – Naeem – sent this film to us. Naeem is from Syria and fled when Daesh took over his town Deir ez-Zor. In this film, Naeem captures a group from Britain who arrived in the camp to sing songs and spread joy.
One of our filmmakers in Calais – Saleh – shares his thoughts on the bombing of Syria. Saleh fled Daesh after they took over his town, Deir ez-Zor. He has been in Calais for over 4 months now and is finding life tough. He made this video and sent it to us.
Translation: Hello I’m here talking to you from Calais…that place that we came to running from the death we’ve seen in Syria…running away from the killing that’s everywhere…running away from everything ugly. We’re searching for a safe place to live…for us and our children, will all honesty and love…
Phone charge is one of the most valuable currencies in The Jungle as people are desperate to communicate with families back home. However, electricity is in short supply and this film reveals the measures taken to charge phones. This activity forms an integral part of daily routine within the camp.
Made by brothers, Ibrahim and Ahmed from Syria, this is an account of Ibrahim’s trip from ‘The Jungle’ refugee camp in Calais to Belgium. Originally from Halib in Syria, Ahmed and Ibrahim were residents of the camp in September – November 2015. Ibrahim recounts his experience hiding under the axle of a lorry, which he […]
This film was made by Saleh who is originally from Raqqa in Syria and 19 years-old. This film follows a man as he makes a cup of tea. Saleh conveys how time-consuming and difficult such a simple process is in The Jungle.