The Launch

In Autumn 2016 we spent ten weeks working with 15 young people from Shawlands Academy who use English as a Second Language. The group visited other classes in their school and different places in their community to make  ‘The Launch’ a short film about our community and our hopes for the future….


Created and Performed by

Marisa Covaci
Emmanuela Muntean
Melissa Milac
Carolina Covaci
Faiz Akhtar
Iman Akhtar
Valentina Cuirar
Marcel Surmaj
Raluca Covaci
Alex Horvath
Alexandru Covaci
Raabia Akram
Marta Covaci
Maymoona Raza
Beni Covaci

Creative Team

Rosie Reid and Gudrun Soley Sigurdardottir

Film Maker

Conor Reilly


Tommy Reilly

This project was made possible by funding from Awards For All and Creative Scotland.