From the introduction:
Together, you'll create a story about identity, racism and family. It is heavily inspired by the Neill Blomkamp's District 9 and Jonathan Safran Foer's Everything Is Illuminated. If you know any of them, draw on your experience from them, but otherwise just ignore it.
In 1982, a alien craft came to a hold over the city of Johannesburg in South Africa. When investigation teams enter the ship, they discover a population of sick and malnourished extraterrestrials, identified derogatorily as “prawns”. The South African government confines the aliens to District 9, a government camp that is located outside of Johannesburg.