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Day 171, Year of #Mygration: Exodus - Our Journey to Europe

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In 2015, a three part OU/BBC co-production gave cameras to some of the millions of refugees fleeing to the shores of Europe. Follow their journeys, told through their own eyes, in these award winning documentaries.

Filmed by both refugees themselves and the production team, the result is a terrifyingly intimate yet uniquely epic portrait of the biggest movement of people that Europe has seen since World War Two.

Exodus won Best Documentary at the 2017 BroadCast Awards.

There are also a range of accompanying articles and learning materials available through The Open University's OpenLearn website, including:

  • Find out about why smartphones are an essential tool but also a threat to refugees

  • Watch interviews with the production team about the making of the series

  • How has the right to seek asylum in the UK changed over time? Explore the criminalisation of asylum in our interactive timeline

  • Learn more about gender and immigration

  • Discuss your views on the series in our discussion hub

  • Take it further by trying a free course or studying with The OU

  • Find out more about the series with our episode guide

 

Visit OpenLearn to find out more

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