We Journey Together

We Journey Together represents the stories of four people going through the asylum process in the
United Kingdom.

This creative short film was co-created with participants from the Govan Community Project, who wanted to dispel the misconceptions and show the reality and obstacles faced by those going through the asylum process in the UK.

Watch the film in full here:

Moya Crowley is the founding member and Director of Plantation Productions, an arts and media charity based in Govan, Glasgow. Moya has over 17 years experience of developing participatory
co-creative media projects with artists, filmmakers and the local community. Moya has a Masters in Creative Media Practice from the University of the West of Scotland and continues to progress her professional development.

Christopher McGill is a freelance Filmmaker and Director based in Glasgow. Chris has over 6 years experience in video production and has worked in the Television industry. In 2010 Christopher graduated with an honours degree in Time Based Art & Digital Filmmaking at Duncan of Jordanstone in Dundee. Since then he has continued to create commissioned short films, documentaries and online content.

Plantation Productions is an arts & media charity, embedded in the Govan community in Glasgow. Plantation manages the Making Art Matter Programme, delivering participatory arts activity and events across the South West of Glasgow. Working in partnership with local services, organisations and community groups the programme engages with vulnerable adults, children & young people to improve opportunities and conditions for people and families who reside in areas of multiple deprivations. The Making Art Matter programme is designed to be inclusive and accessible, using the arts and media as a tool for social and physical regeneration.

Govan Community Project (Scottish Charity No: SC042012) is a community-based organisation working in south west Glasgow. GCP provides direct services such as weekly drop-ins, advice, information and advocacy, cultural events, a community flat, English classes, destitution food project, hate-crime reporting and an interpreting service. In addition the network facilitates forums bringing together public, voluntary and community organisations with local people to help plan public services, promote equal rights and opportunities and cross-cultural understanding, and to build bonds and links within and between communities.


If you liked this film and want to support these organisations, consider donating to Govan Community Project or to the Covid-19 Refugee Support Fund.


Event: Online screening

Director: Moya Crowley & Christopher McGill

Year: 2017

Country: Scotland