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Inside The Migrant Lives Matter festival

Staff and students from the University of Sussex’s School of Global Studieshave organised a festival of music, comedy and film on campus this weekend, to fundraise for local migrant and asylum-seeker communities.

Taking place on Sunday 19 November, at the university’s dedicated arts venue, the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, the festival will include a full day’s programme of music, comedy, film, arts, talks, workshops and more.

Headliners include comedian Juliet Meyers, author and activist David Wilson, co-founder of War Child, an exclusive screening of new film Brexitannia, alongside a Q&A session with writer and filmmaker Charlotte Kuhlbrand, and Brighton-based melodic pop band Penelope Isles.

Money raised will go to local migrant and asylum-seeker support groups and organisations, including Sanctuary on Sea and the Migrant English Project.