Tag: refugee

Macross: Do You Remember Love? (1984) 7.8

Macross: Do You Remember Love? (1984)

In the next century, a reconfiguring ship (think "Transformer" with a pilot) called Macross carries fifty thousand refugees within its hold as it returns to Earth pursued by giant humanoid warriors. A young pilot in the ...

Turtles Can Fly (2004) 8.1

Turtles Can Fly (2004)

On the Kurdish refugee camp on the Iraqi-Turkish border, the boy Satellite is the leader of the kids. He commands them to clear and collect American undetonated minefields in the fields to sell them in the street market ...

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) 7.3

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote vi...

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (2019) 7.3

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (2019)

In 1933 in Berlin. Anna is only nine years old when her life changes from the ground up. To escape the Nazis, her father Arthur Kemper, a well-known Jewish journalist, has to flee to Zurich. His family, Anna, her twelve-...

Dheepan (2015) 7.2

Dheepan (2015)

Dheepan is a Tamil freedom fighter, a Tiger. In Sri Lanka, the Civil War is reaching its end, and defeat is near. Dheepan decides to flee, taking with him two strangers - a woman and a little girl - hoping that they will...

Greed (2019) 5.7

Greed (2019)

Satire about the world of the super-rich.::bob...

Wonderland-2015 6

Wonderland-2015

Ten directors of a new generation of filmmakers tell how differently people in Switzerland cope with the worst imaginable disaster; the fact of being dependent on other countries....

Battlestar Galactica-1978 6.9

Battlestar Galactica-1978

The story of how the Twelve Colonies of Mankind are destroyed after 1,000 years of war with the evil Cylon Empire. Through deceit, the Cylons are able to destroy the Colonies' entire fleet, except for the Battlestar Gala...

Battle Circus-1953 6

Battle Circus-1953

Nurse Lt. Ruth McGara is assigned to a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) unit near the front lines of the Korean War. There she meets and is roughly romanced by Major Jed Webbe, one of the unit's surgeons. Webbe is pu...

The Windermere Children-2020 7.2

The Windermere Children-2020

The harrowing and ultimately life-affirming story of Holocaust children who were relocated and rehabilitated in the UK after World War II. It began with uncertainty and fear in the new land, however it eventually led to ...

Europe at Sea-2017 5.4

Europe at Sea-2017

The world has not been so volatile since the end of WW2. Migration, conflicts, terrorism, cyber warfare, Brexit, the election of Trump and a shift towards nationalism are all contributing to the crumbling of the West's w...

Roads-2019 6.3

Roads-2019

A young man from the Congo in search of his brother attempts to cross Europe's borders. In Morocco, he teams up with a sharp-witted British runaway who pinched his stepfather's recreational vehicle in order to escape fro...

Go Home – A casa loro-2018 5.2

Go Home – A casa loro-2018

In the course of a demonstration in Rome against the opening of a refugee camp, an apocalypse of zombies breaks out. Enrico, an ultra-rightist young man lying on his identity, finds refuge in the hub. The only safe place...

Terraferma-2011 6.8

Terraferma-2011

A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island.::Anonymous...

Transit-2018 7

Transit-2018

Set in seemingly contemporary times, a man who belongs to a persecuted minority attempts to escape from fascist-run France to America but falls in love with the wife of a dead author whose identity he has assumed.::Noah ...

Alamo Bay-1985 6

Alamo Bay-1985

A despondent Vietnam veteran in danger of losing his livelihood is pushed to the edge when he sees Vietnamese immigrants moving into the fishing industry in a Texas bay town.::Keith Loh ...

The Red Sea Diving Resort-2019 6.5

The Red Sea Diving Resort-2019

Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousand...

Miral-2010 6.2

Miral-2010

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.::Anonymous...

All Saints-2017 6

All Saints-2017

ALL SAINTS is based on the inspiring true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock (John Corbett), the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked e...

Tears of the Sun-2003 6.6

Tears of the Sun-2003

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or findin...

The Other Side of Hope-2017 7.2

The Other Side of Hope-2017

Khaled, syrian refugee stows away on a freighter to Helsinki. Meanwhile, Wikström is a traveling salesman who wins big at a poker table and buys himself a restaurant with the proceeds. When the authorities turn down his ...

The War Game-1965 8

The War Game-1965

The War Game is a fictional, worst-case-scenario docu-drama about nuclear war and its aftermath in and around a typical English city. Although it won an Oscar for Best Documentary, it is fiction. It was intended as an ho...

The Good Lie-2014 7.4

The Good Lie-2014

Four Sudanese children are orphaned after their village is massacred in the Second Sudanese Civil War. Consequently, they make an arduous and dangerous trek through the plains, enduring hardship, death and sacrifice all ...

Shame-1968 8.1

Shame-1968

During civil war, two musicians retreat to a rural island to farm. They are apolitical; a neighbor sometimes gives them a fish; wine is a luxury. They love each other, but there are problems: the war upsets Jan, he is we...

The Red Sea Diving Resort-2019 6.5

The Red Sea Diving Resort-2019

Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousand...

Baran-2001 7.8

Baran-2001

Young Lateef works on a construction site in Tehran with some Turks and a few illegal Afghan workers. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and treats ...

Anastasia-1956 7.1

Anastasia-1956

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While Bounin is coaching her he comes to believe she is re...