REFUGEE WEEK 19 – 25 JUNE 2022 – Fundraiser


The Parish of Manuka Refugee Support Team invites you to participate in the 2022 Refugee Week activities.


6pm Wednesday 22 June 2022


A Syrian asylum-seeker finds himself in a purgatorial state on a remote Scottish island, in this melancholic comedy from Ben Sharrock.

Palace Electric Cinema

Before the main feature we will show a prizewinning short film “Ayaan” by young Australian director Alies Sluiter.

Tickets: $25.00 pp which includes a donation to the Canberra Refugee Support’s ‘Geoff McPherson Scholarship Program’

The purpose of the scholarships is to acknowledge and provide recognition of meritorious performance, and to encourage and support outstanding refugee students.  The scholarships help the students cover education related costs such as fees, books, computers, or other materials for their studies

Bookings for the movie are essential and can be made, with payment, to Robert Goodrick (M: 0417 460712), Elizabeth King (0428 823 584), Claudia Hyles (6295 3578), Ingrid Moses (0418 876 266), Catherine (0421 030954) or Les Böhm (0407 031 736).For more news on the Refugee Week activities check out the Refugee Council’s website: