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Friday, 01 December 2017 - Sunday, 31 December 2017

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Oranges and sunshine (2010)

Starts: Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Department of Social Work, Care and Justice

Social Work Film Season 2017-2018

Oranges and sunshine (2010)

Oranges and Sunshine tells the true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham who uncovered one of the most significant social scandals of recent times: the deportation of thousands of children from the United Kingdom to Australia.

Margaret reunited thousands of families, brought authorities to account and drew worldwide attention to an extraordinary miscarriage of justice. Children as young as four had been told that their parents were dead, and been sent to children's homes on the other side of the world. Many were subjected to appalling abuse. They were promised oranges and sunshine: they got hard labour and life in institutions.

Introduction and Q&A:  Michael Lavalette



Category: Student Events
Date: Wednesday, 6 December 2017 - Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Time: 5.30pm
Venue : Lecture Theatre B
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