“Standing in the middle of George Square, among thousands of Independence supporters, my connection with this man, this stranger, felt like a moment of realisation and clarity: We were both home. We had found our community, a community of kindness, openness, and hope for the future. “
Phantom Power Films, responsible for the wonderful “Journey to Yes” series, takes a look at the impact Brexit has had on Scots living in EU27 countries, and non-UK EU nationals living in Scotland.
Our Creative Director, Ellen, joins Rosie in sharing the emotions and frustrations they have had to navigate since June 2016.
In the run up to the 2014 IndyRef there was one key moment for me that utterly confused me, then made me sick to my stomach. Members of the “Better Together” campaign, holding positions within their local Labour and Conservative parties, speaking of their fear of their families being split by a border and becoming “foreigners.”
“What’s so wrong with foreigners?” I thought. “How can someone truly believe that having a potentially different nationality or an extra passport suddenly excludes people from being family?”