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Sakina arrived in Australia in 2015 with her two daughters.

They fled from Afghanistan because they were a persecuted minority from the Hazara people.  Sakina was also targeted because there was no man in her family.

Sakina is grateful for the opportunities her girls have here in Australia. Here, they can play sport and go to school.

Sakina and her girls have lived in Toowoomba and now Brisbane, where Sakina works at Bunnings.

Sakina hopes that her story inspires people so that they feel that they can achieve things, ask for help and realise that nothing is impossible.

Sakina's Story is one of four documentary films created in partnership with Multicultural Australia and Griffith Film School, featuring the extraordinary journeys of people from a refugee background, who now call Brisbane their home.

REIMAGINE Virtual Events premieres these documentaries to an online audience as part of our Cultural Connections Cinema program, featuring storytelling and events that celebrate our rich cultures.

RSVP to this event to get emailed reminders when this short film premieres, or subscribe to our YouTube channel and set a watch reminder through the video link below.

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NOVEMBER
7:00pm - 7:10pm
WHERE
Screening on Facebook and YouTube
CONTACT
Sarah Pember ·
14 RSVPS
Camille Self Beth Sanz Keryn Herling Julie Ross-Edwards Geraldine Rohan Holly Vo Sumit Mathew Lilian Hong Victoria Wilson Dipanjan Dutta
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3-11-2020 19:00:00 3-11-2020 19:10:00 Australia/Brisbane Cultural Connections Cinema - Sakina's Story Sakina arrived in Australia in 2015 with her two daughters. They fled from Afghanistan because they were a persecuted minority from the Hazara people.  Sakina was also targeted because there was no man in her family. Sakina is grateful for the opportunities her girls have here in Australia. Here, they can play sport and go to school. Sakina and her girls have lived in Toowoomba and now Brisbane, where Sakina works at Bunnings. Sakina hopes that her story inspires people so that they feel that they can achieve things, ask for help and realise that nothing is impossible. Sakina's Story is one of four documentary films created in partnership with Multicultural Australia and Griffith Film School, featuring the extraordinary journeys of people from a refugee background, who now call Brisbane their home. REIMAGINE Virtual Events premieres these documentaries to an online audience as part of our Cultural Connections Cinema program, featuring storytelling and events that celebrate our rich cultures. RSVP to this event to get emailed reminders when this short film premieres, or subscribe to our YouTube channel and set a watch reminder through the video link below. Sarah Pember SarahP@multiculturalaustralia.org.au
Who's RSVPing
Camille Self
Beth Sanz
Keryn Herling
Julie Ross-Edwards
Geraldine Rohan
Holly Vo
Sumit Mathew
Lilian Hong
Victoria Wilson
Dipanjan Dutta

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Multicultural Australia respects and values Australia’s First Nation peoples’ enormous resilience, courage, determination and often unrecognized contributions to this country’s social and economic development. We walk together in solidarity in the shared pain of the past and with shared hope for the future.