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Wake Up On Mars

by Dea Gjinovci

Ciné-ONU Brussels, Vienna and Geneva invited you to the online screening of ‘Wake Up On Mars’.

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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.

The screening was followed by an online panel discussion with:

  • 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

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Ciné-ONU Geneva, Vienna and Brussels joint online screenings during #COVID19.

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