provided by: 4WardEver UK
published: May 2015
On 4th June 2015 we will be screening the new documentary film from Standoff Films, ‘Working Illegally’ which looks behind politicians’ rhetoric, the closed walls and barbed wire of UK border enforcement, to expose the reality of immigration detention, raising pertinent questions concerning its nature and purpose.
Guest Speakers: Phil Miller, Corporate Watch & Ewen MacArthur, Standoff Films.
Book Tickets : Contact The Drum direct for booking information on 0121 333 2444
Standoff Films is an independent film production company.
Standoff Films documentaries seek to uncover unsettling realities by hearing from those most directly affected by the social and political situations they examine. Films screenings are hosted UK-wide.
Their recent film comprise of stories told primarily through detainees’ testimonies, based on original research by Corporate Watch. The film offers insight into the labour that maintains the UK detention estate as well as an introduction to the immigration detention system.
The film screening will be followed with a Q&A.
Event to be hosted by The Drum, Birmingham.