Seeking Refuge is a series of animated documentaries for BBC exploring the experiences of young refugees living in the UK. Using the testimonies of five young people we worked with animators to tell their story visually. Mosaic Films have a unique reputation for innovating the use of animation and documentary together. The films form a key part of Refugee Week in June 2012, and in schools across the UK.
Each of these films tells of the experiences of five young refugees and asylum seekers who are living in the UK. We hear from ten year old Ali from Afghanistan, who fled the country with his grandmother yet leaving behind his parents. Ali describes the pain of separation as well as his experiences adjusting to life in the UK. Ten year old Hamid from Eritrea had to flee his country and describes … Read More »
26th November 2012: Mosaic Films is delighted to announce that Seeking Refuge won a BAFTA Children’s Award at last night’s ceremony.
Seeking Refuge is a series of short animated documentaries portraying the experiences of young refugees living in the UK, told by the children themselves.
The series won in the Primary Learning category. On collecting the award, producer/ director Andy Glynne thanked the children for sharing their stories.
The films are available to view on BBC Learning’s Class Clips.
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