Migration Fest: Farming + Q&A

London Migration Film Festival: We present you with human stories, of people that at some point in their lives decided to move. Nothing could be more simple and more complicated than that.

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Based on his own life story, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's film Farming charts the extraordinary journey of Enitan, a young Nigerian boy fostered, or ‘farmed out’ in 1980s Essex. Caught between two worlds and belonging to neither, Enitan’s need for love and acceptance is exploited by the adults in his life, transforming a sweet boy into a teenage menace, allowing him to be drawn into the very skinhead gang that abused him.


There will be a post-film Q&A, with the following panelists:

Kunle Olulode Director at BME charity Voice4Change England.

Pavan Bivigou is a writer from London. Her writing has been featured in Sight and Sound Magazine, This Recording, The New Inquiry and more.

Omar Khan is Runnymede’s Director, and has spoken widely in the UK and internationally on race equality.


About London Migration Film Festival The goal of the festival is to portray the diversity, nuance and subjective experience within migration - including and beyond the refugee experience - in order to restore the dignity and humanity inherent within it. We hope to challenge the rhetoric that overwhelmingly reduces migrants to simplistic categories: enemies or victims, passive or active. And in the process we hope to challenge our viewers.


Film Information

107 mins

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