Under the Jasmine Tree

Maryhill Integration Network and St Fillan's Primary

  • Pupils from St. Fillans primary
  • portrait of Saffanna

Christopher Divers, 11, said: “I want people to realise how hard it is to leave your home and country and life behind and come to a whole new place, having to start a whole new life”

A two-minute animation made by Primary kids, in hands-on workshops facilitated by media co-op. Based on a poem by Syrian refugee Saffanna Aljbawi

The film was a big hit on social media, and covered on the mainstream news, including STV and the Daily Record. The premiere was part of Refugee Festival Scotland, and the film was shortlisted for the UK-wide Charity Film Awards

Thanks to the Lottery Awards for All for funding.

Mambo Video Production made a behind-the-scenes video https://vimeo.com/344984029