UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett visited South Sudan earlier this month and witnessed first hand the effects of the ongoing conflict in Sudan. Humanitarian aid is urgently needed and she calls for more support for the people who are fleeing the conflict.
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Official trailer for Shayda directed by Noora Niasari has been released. The film is produced by Dirty Films and Origma 45. You can watch below.
Cate Blanchett in South Sudan
"I have seen, firsthand, the toll that the violence in Sudan is taking on people across the region."
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett is calling for donations to help those fleeing their homes in Sudan. pic.twitter.com/FIc9hJRMmS
— UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) July 26, 2023
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett meets Amani Rashia Mohamed Adam, a 46-year-old Sudanese refugee, and her 5-year-old daughter in Gorom refugee camp, South Sudan. In the midst of the conflict in Sudan, the humanitarian emergency is worsening.
La Embajadora de Buena Voluntad de ACNUR, Cate Blanchett, se reunió con Amani Rashia Mohamed Adam, refugiada sudanesa de 46 años, y su hija de 5 años en el campamento de refugiados de Gorom, Sudán del Sur. En medio del conflicto en #Sudán, la #EmergenciaHumanitaria. se agrava. pic.twitter.com/UJoP6QdX40
— Comité español de ACNUR (@eACNUR) July 24, 2023
Shayda directed by Noora Niasari will be released in cinemas across Australia on September 28. The film is executive produced by Cate Blanchett, Andrew Upton, and Coco Francini through their production company, Dirty Films.