Australia Western Sahara Association and FILEF invite you to a special screening of SIROCCO – WINDS OF RESISTANCE
A prize-winning documentary on the plight of Western Sahara – Africa’s last colony and a UN-disputed territory.
Directed and produced by Canadian filmmaker Josh Campbell, who began the film as a research project while completing a Master in Journalism. An overview of the ongoing and little-known conflict continuing since Morocco’s invasion of Western Sahara in 1975, of a struggle for independence using culturally derived methods of music, poetry and non-violent resistance.
Australia Western Sahara Association is one of a global network of community organisations which support the right of self-determination for the people of Western Sahara and works to raise awareness of the conflict (awsa.org.au)
Kamal Fadel, representative in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region of Polisario, the national liberation movement aiming to end Moroccan presence in the Western Sahara. Kamal holds a Master of International Relations, a post-graduate diploma of legal practice from College of Law in Sydney and is admitted as a lawyer in Australia
Q&A will follow.
Light Refreshments on arrival – Entry by donation
RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or FB event
This will be Filef last event for the year, come and join us afterwards at the La Giara Restaurant, for some good food and music!