London Met researcher produces short film about UK's Polish migrant workers

Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher Karima Aziz has directed and edited a short documentary on female Polish migrant workers in the UK.

In the context of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network ‘Changing Employment’, researchers have been undertaking training in film production and have produced their own short films. Karima AzizMarie Curie Early Stage Researcher with the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, has realised a short documentary in relation to her PhD research on the topic of ‘Migration aspiration & realities: experiences of female Polish migrant workers in the UK’.

Karima's short film shows how female Polish migrant workers in the UK come together to deal with difficulties in their migration experiences, how they help each other and how a trade union branch served as space and support to realise collective agency.

The full title of Karima's 9 minute-long film is 'A Women's Forum: collective agency through the voices of Polish migrant workers' online'.  The documentary is in Polish with English subtitles, and may be viewed on YouTube.