PRESS STATEMENT: WATCH ONLINE – “In Another Prison? Migrants in Johannesburg”
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12 December 2019
“In Another Prison? Migrants in Johannesburg”
The Jesuit Institute South Africa in collaboration with Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) invites you to watch the documentary In Another Prison? Migrants in Johannesburg.
The documentary was screened for the first time publicly on the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Day on 10 December.
The documentary can be seen on the Jesuit Institute website – link below. It is 21mins long.
Please use the documentary to raise awareness and begin discussions and conversations.
The documentary, directed by the Jesuit Institute’s Sr Katleho Khang SNJM, shows how migrants struggle materially and psychologically to make sense of their lives in Johannesburg.
The documentary tries to give accurate information about the migrant population in Johannesburg. You will notice that this information is NOT the narrative that populist and manipulative leaders often use.
The documentary can be found at:
For more information:
Fr Russell Pollitt, SJ, Director Jesuit Institute South Africa
+27 482 4237 or +27 82 737 2054