March 14


07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Event Category:

Film, Human Rights, Sharing


Chapel for Europe


Chapel for Europe

Rue Van maerlant,22-24

Brussels, Belgium, 1040

The Swimmers – Film by Sally El Hosaini (2022).
Film and debate in ENGLISH.
On march 8th we celebrate the international Women’s Day, a tribute date to those women who speak out and also to the ones behind the scene, and together working hard to make the world a better place.
The Chapel for Europe, together with the support of the Brussels Catholic Church invites you to participate, this month of March, in a weekly programme of 5 events around the theme: WOMEN OF FAITH: REALITIES AND DREAMS.
The third event of this rich cycle is the Movie Night with the film  “THE SWIMMERS”  by Sally El Hosaini.
Based on a true story, the film follows the journey from war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Two young sisters embark on a harrowing journey as
refugees, putting both their hearts and champion swimming skills to heroic use.
Ms Bettina Appel, active member of the German-speaking Catholic community of Saint Paul in Brussels, also founder of the People’s Prayer for Peace, an initiative to bring different religions together .
Watch the trailer: