Posted: 14 April 2014
A World Not Ours was a festival favourite with critics and audiences in 2013, winning Best International Film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
The film offers an intimate, humorous portrait of three generations in exile in the refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh in southern Lebanon. Based on a wealth of personal recordings, family archives, and historical footage, A World Not Ours is a sensitive and illuminating study of belonging, friendship and family.
A World Not Ours was filmed over more than 20 years by multiple generations of director Mahdi Fleifel's family.
Variety has described the film as "a doc that flips storytelling and Mideast-Arab cliches on their heads, while weaving an irresistible mood of amused melancholy."
The film was released through O'Sullivan's E2 company at the ICA in London on 21 February 2014.
Prestigious trust grants Roehampton academic £106,000
A Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Mark Jary by the Leverhulme Trust to work on a book investigating a revolutionary emerging theory on how language works.
Posted: 7 February 2018
MA Translation student receives recognition for innovative research
Kathleen Cyr, MA Specialised Translation student, has received a special commendation from the Institute of Translation and Interpreting for her MA dissertation on the translation of Japanese TV shows.
Posted: 9 June 2017
Students put skills to practise at Literature Festival
For the second year running, students from the University of Roehampton used their skills to support the Barnes Children's Literature Festival, for whom the University is the official Creative Partner.
Posted: 19 May 2017