This is the real-life story of Kurdish-Iranian refugee, Navid. When Navid was four years old his father was forced to flee Iran as there were threats on his life. Told in Navid's own words, the story highlights the terror and hardship that Navid and his mother suffered in their long journey to follow his father to a safe place, and the strange feelings that Navid had towards him when they were reunited. The Seeking Refuge stories were originally produced as award-winning animations for BBC Learning by Mosaic Films. This story was created by Andy Glynne and Jonathan Topf. These stories deal with the topics of war, separation, immigration and what it means to be a refugee. Navid's Story - A Journey from Iran can be used to open up discussions for any age range about seeking asylum.Other titles in the series include Juliane's Story - A Journey from Zimbabwe, Ali's Story - A Journey from Afghanistan, Rachel's Story - A Journey from Eurasia and Hamid's Story - A Journey from Eritrea. Ideal for tying into Refugee Week.
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Navid's Story - A Journey from Iran
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