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Welcoming Week Film: “This is Home: A Refugee Story”

Wednesday, September 18, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This documentary, winner of an award at the Sundance Film Festival, puts a human face on the global refugee crisis by providing an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in the United States and struggling to find their footing. 1 hour, 31 minutes

This screening is part of Welcoming Week and is presented in partnership with the Princeton Human Services Department.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, September 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529

Other

In-House Program Category
Film
In-House Program Category 2
Community Outreach
Staff Contact
Kim Dorman
Setup Required
Yes
Summary
This documentary, winner of an award at the Sundance Film Festival, puts a human face on the global refugee crisis by providing an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in the United States and struggling to find their footing. 1 hour, 31 minutesThis screening is part of Welcoming Week and is presented in partnership with the Princeton Human Services Department.
Co-Presenters
Princeton Human Services
Series
None
Platforms for Promotion
Connections
Promotional Materials
Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Age Groups
Adult
Notes
Longer: This is Home is an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing. With only eight monhts of help from the International Rescue Committee to become self sufficient, they must forge ahead to rebuild their lives in a new home: Baltimore, Maryland They attend cultural orientation classes and job training sessions where they must 'learn America' - everything from how to take public transportation to negotiating new gender roles. http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/tih.html
Status of Post
P - Still Editing