In Sweden, a family from Kosovo faces the rejection of their asylum application. The result is the trauma of the two girls, victims of the “resignation syndrome”, which plunges them into a long coma. Faced with this situation, Furkan, aged 10 and the youngest child in the family, shows incredible resilience and sets out to build a spaceship as a horizon to all possibilities.
You can participate in the online screening in two simple steps:
Step 1: Watch the film ‘Wake Up On Mars’ using the link and password below. They are valid until 6pm (CET), 22 July.
This film is in English and has a run time of 74 minutes
Step 2: Join the panel discussion on the impact of migration on mental health at 5pm (CET), 22 July.
You can do this by joining at the following link.
- Dea Gjinovci, Director of Wake Up On Mars
- Dr. Elisabeth Hultcrantz, Professor emerita, Linköping University
- Peter Ventevogel, Senior Mental Health Officer, UNHCR
- Moderated by Martin Nesirky, Director of UN Information Service, Vienna
To send questions for the panel during, or in advance of, the panel discussion please email: [email protected]