Still Life

© McGuirk
26 minutes / Colour / 2009
Directed by
Siobhan McGuirk


Country of production United Kingdom

Series Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

“I am here because I can’t go home.” Subject to strict controls in the UK, three women asylum seekers wait for claims to be processed and decisions made. Here they find the lives which they fled to save put on indefinite hold.

Language and subtitles English (no subtitles)

Region British-Irish Isles

Country United Kingdom

Keywords Refugees / Displaced populations Law and Legislation / Bureaucracy