Monday, 18 January 2021

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"Stranger in Paradise" by Guido Hendrikx

Monday 18 December, 19:00 (Cinema ZED, Leuven)

Runtime: 72'

Stranger in Paradise film cover In a classroom newly arrived refugees learn a lesson about multifarious Europe. Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, Stranger in Paradise reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees in a candid fashion.

For more information on the film click here.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with:

  • Laura Palatini, Chief of Mission of the Country Office for Belgium and Luxembourg, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
  • Marlies Stubbe, Policy advisor on integration policies, Government of Flanders
  • Jan Wouters, President of the United Nations Association of Flanders (VVN)


A refugee from the asylum centre LOI Leuven KarThuis

Moderated by Christophe Verhellen, United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC)

There will be a drinks reception after the panel discussion.

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The film is in English and has a run time of 1 hour 12 mins


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Due to the large number of no-shows, we kindly ask you to register only if you are able to attend our event.

Registration on the night starts at 18:30 - Doors close at 19:15.

** Download the handout **

Ciné-ONU in Louvain, Belgium, Stranger in Paradise, screening partners

Please note : Seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis & should not be reserved for late-comers

*For health and safety reasons, we reserve the right to refuse entry once we have reached maximum capacity


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