Under the Jasmine Tree

Under the Jasmine Tree is an animation created by Saint Fillan’s Primary School pupils, based on an original poem written by Glasgow-based Syrian poet, Saffanna.

Pupils collaborated with Maryhill Integration Network and Media Co-op

A huge thanks to teacher Monica and St Fillans Primary School pupils, Mediaco-op, and to volunteer/teacher/poet Saffanna and Development Officer Pinar for all their hard work on this wonderful project.

Launched as part of Scottish Refugee Council’s Refugee Festival Scotland 2019 Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland’s Awards for All.

Pinar Aksu will participate in the Locked Out | Refuge and Asylum Roundtable Discussion.


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Event: Online screening

Director: Maryhill Integration Network & Media Co-op

Year: 2019