Thursday 22.11 from 1pm to 7.30pm at Old Arkadia: ‘Helsinki Refugee Film Festival 2012- day’

You are very welcome to visit us at: / Arkadia International Bookshop

Dear friend of Arkadia,

You invited to ‘Helsinki Refugee Film Festival 2012- day’ hosted by Silke Brandt on Thursday 22.11 from 1pm to 7.30pm
at Old Arkadia (Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 9A)

It will be a day of inspiring presentations and discussions. Helsinki Refugee Film Festival will present a wide range of topics and speakers
in this series of low-threshold, comprehensive seminars – and heartily invites the audience to share their thoughts!

Contact at Helsinki Refugee Film Festival: silke.brandt(@)

All seminars are in English and are open to everyone. No registration or reservation are needed.

See the full programme below.


Warm regards,


Participation is free and green tea will be offered. A donation of €2 (or more!) to fund the event is suggested and would be most welcome.

Helsinki Refugee Film Festival 2012- day

13:00 – 14:00: The Situation of Undocumented Migrants in Finland (lawyer Karoliina Heikinheimo, Refugee Advice Centre / Project for Undocumented Migrants, and guests)

14:00 – 15:00: Investigative Journalism in Russia Today (Oksana Chelysheva, journalist / human rights activist)

15:00 – 15:30: Break

15:30 – 16:30: A Treasure Box of Identities (British Council workshop)

16:30 – 18:00: Modern Witch Hunts  (Abel Sunday Ayodeji, AFAES ry, and Ida Staffans, human rights lawyer)

18:00 – 19:00: Underground Culture in Iran (Luna Shad, film director / video artist, and guests)