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“When you can’t go back” screening on September 24th, 2019 at Cinema Farnese, Rome

UNIMED has the pleasure to announce the screening of the documentary film “When you can’t go back” by the Italian filmmaker Leonardo Cinieri Lombroso on September 24th at 6:00 p.m. at the Cinema Farnese, Piazza Campo de’ Fiori, 56, in Rome.

The screening will take place as part of the RESCUE project dissemination conference.

“When you can’t go back” calls into question in the academic world the policies that have been discussed in Europe for years through the power of images and the intimate reality of the protagonist.

The documentary narrates the true story of Obaida, a Syrian Computer Engineering student that leaves his troubled land to start a new life in Europe. Obaida’s story is tragically iconic of lives of hundreds of refugees that are forced to cross national boundaries and who cannot return home safely, but that find new opportunities thanks to the help of universities that offer a new access to study.

Themes as scholarships, integration, right to education and mobility are crucial topics of the documentary that turn it into a unique tool to enlighten them in such an expressive way as any verbal lesson or written issue could not.

UNIMED is the official sponsor of this project which universal and positive message makes this Mediterranean story an exemplary model for all international students, be they refugees, emigrants, or healthy traveling students.

The film is being held under the patronage of UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), Amnesty International and OIM (International Organization for Migration) for its universal ethical values ​​and principles, inspired by respect for human dignity

Entrance is free. A limited number of seats are available.

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