As part of its ongoing Conflict Café series, the Imperial War Museum (IWM) on the 17th February gathered members of the Syrian community as well as filmmakers and journalists, all of whom have experienced the conflict on the ground, to hear their personal stories and to ask questions in an informal setting.
Rethink Rebuild Society and Amnesty International Manchester Group organised on Saturday 17 February 2018 a free screening of the Oscar winning documentary "The White Helmets".
The screening was followed by a Q&A with the director Orlando von Einsiedel and Khaled Khatib, the Cinematographer who filmed most of the scenes, both on Skype.
Rethink Rebuild Society hosted an open dialogue session on the 28th of January among members of the Syrian community in RR centre. The topic for this month was about the priorities of the Syrians in the UK. Do Syrians focus on establishing their new lives in the UK more or on helping their families back in Syria? What about younger generations?
Rethink Rebuild Society hosted a screening of the film "The Intouchables" on sunday 22nd of January. The screening was followed by a short open discussion on ideas and emotions that the film provoked about our perception of relationships, difference, what we have in common, and what makes us humans.