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Storytelling in our Classrooms: Dear Homeland: Migrant Letters from Australia

Thursday 10 August | 4pm to 5.30pm
Banksia Gardens Community Centre, Broadmeadows

The seminar will feature a special film screening of Dear Homeland: Migrant Letters from Australia. These short films feature stories form migrants from Somali, Italian, Syrian and Iraqi backgrounds writing letters to their homeland. The short film Dear Syria won the Best Long Form Feature prize at the 2016 Premier's Multicultural Media Awards. You will hear a commentary from the filmmaker herself, Francesca Rizzoli. Francesca is a photo and video journalist and radio producer and broadcaster at SBS reporting on stories from across the globe including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Chile, Brazil, Italy, Timor Leste, USA and Australia.

This seminar will also give you the chance to contribute and listen to discussions around diversifying storytelling in our classrooms and tools to build bridges of understanding between students of diverse cultural and faith backgrounds.

Download the event flyer here

Register online here - limited spaces apply

For more information about Lotus Consulting please visit www.lotusconsulting.org


Source: Lotus Consulting promotional email and event flyer. Accessed 11/07/2017 

Date published: 11.7.2017

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