Irish artists hope music and video will move you. Have they succeeded?

Upwards of 60,000 refugees, many of them children, currently live in makeshift refugee camps in Greece.

It can be hard for Irish people to visualise the pain and suffering this kind of life holds for human beings. 

Two sets of Irish artists have combined to raise awareness of the plight of these people.

'Fool For Your Love' is a song by Galway band Rofi James that has been set to footage shot by filmmakers The Reelists to show the harsh reality of a life in limbo.

It was shot Elliniko Refugee Camp, Athens, an abandoned airport and Olympic stadium complex Moria Detention Centre, Lesvos and Lesvos Solidarity Camp.

The video sees both child and adult refugees from many different nations tell of the horror, hurt and uncertainty they face while they remain in these camps.

The Reelists are Tommy Flavin and Kevin O’Regan, two Irish filmmakers from Arklow who have their own commercial production company and  are both keen documentary makers.

Rofi James are Galway pop/rock band who have garnered several awards and plaudits since forming in 2012.

For more info on The Reelists visit their Facebook page.

A link to order the song can be found on Rofi James Facebook Page

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