University of Hertfordshire

Sanctuary

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  • Lovejit Dhaliwal
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Original languageEnglish
TypeSanctuary
Media of outputFilm
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Abstract

Hard hitting documentary of a woman escaping political persecution and sexual violence and seeking asylum in the UK.

Notes

Winner of three awards including Best Newcomer Award, Tongues on Fire Film Festival. Screened at the opening night gala at the BFI, for Bird’s Eye View Film Festival. One of the very few shorts chosen to be screened as part of Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London and New York and presented to Austria’s Minister for Women. Entered in numerous competitions, including Tricky Women, Britdoc Short Films, Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival and Encounters Film Festival.

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