Scottish Refugee Council

  • Participants of the film working with the camera
  • Man showing upper body and with trees in background
  • Older lady and man wearing sports clothes handing a basketball to each other
  • Basketball player standing for photo with production participants and camera in background
  • Basketball player taking a shot with production participants and camera to the side

media co-op worked over a period of four months to facilitate a group of refugees and asylum-seekers to make their own film. ‘Courage’ stars a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany, and a young athlete from the Congo. A two-minute film to mark the anniversary of the United Nations Refugee Convention.

This film went viral, with over 1.3 million views on YouTube.