Tent Without Borders

Immigration and integration. 9/Aug/2017 - 15/Aug/2017

Immigration and integration. The Musée national de l’histoire de l’immigration, Paris and the Museum of Ethnography Budapest brings you closer to these topics in a fun way with interesting approaches, games, exhibitions and collective creations.

13 August, Sunday

Films and discussions.


Dance lessons and playing music with the Romano Glaso Group


Program of VERZIÓ International Film Festival of Human Rights:

THE INVISIBLES (German documentary, 78’, 2014. D.: Benjamin Kahlmeyer)
A rare insight into the black box of asylum law. Four asylum seekers' hope of a new start in Germany conflicts sharply with the reality of the bureaucratic decision-making process. The Invisibles accompanies four asylum seekers on their way through the official proceedings.

THOSE (Hungarian documentary, 28’, 2015. D.: Krisztina Meggyes)
As a new refugee camp is established near Vámosszabadi in Hungary, the village is faced with questions of tolerance, fear of the unknown, migration and globalization.

16.30: A SYRIAN LOVE STORY (English-French-Lebanese-Syrian documentary, 76’, 2015. D.: Sean McAllister)
Filmed over 5 years, A Syrian Love Story charts an incredible odyssey to political freedom. For Raghda and Amer, it is a journey of hope, dreams and despair: for the revolution, their homeland and each other.




18.00 – 19.00: Art and integration
Roundtable discussion. Moderator: Marie Poinsot, chief editor of the journal, Hommes et Migrations Partner in the discussion: Georg Hobmeier, Developer of Path Oout

14 August, Monday

Dance lessons and playing music with the Romano Glaso Group


Films and discussions - films of Igazgyöngy Foundation

14.00: Program of VERZIÓ International Film Festival of Human Rights:

OUR SCHOOL (Rumanian-Swiss-American documentary, 94’, 2011. D.: Miruna Coca-Cozma, Mona Nicoara)
Can EU money stop segregation of the Roma in school? 4 years in the life of a town in northern Romania: an in-depth look at generational prejudice, squandered opportunities, and good intentions gone awry.


15 August,Tuesday

Films and discussions


13.00: Angry Buddha
(German-Austrian documentary, 98’, 2016. D.: Stefan Ludwig)
János Orsós is of Romani descent, a teacher, and a Buddhist. He founded a school in a small Hungarian village with the goal of enabling teenagers from the poorest Romani ghettos to attend universities. The Angry Buddha documents János' resolute battle against the difficulties he faces over three years, while simultaneously painting affectionate yet honest portraits of the Romani youth who use humour and their own vitality to survive in a world of poverty and prejudice.

17.00–19-00: AMUSEUM – workshop to create the exhibition of Sziget
Let’s organize together the Exhibition of Sziget. Be a volunteer curator! Chose an object, create its story and present it. Enlive the museum experience!