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Film Festival: Home Is Distant Shores

October 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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One event on October 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm


The film festival Home Is Distant Shores looks at the experience of immigrants and refugees in the U.S. and the Triangle. The three-part series includes fictional and documentary pieces from local filmmakers, expert panel discussions, and a celebratory reception. For more information, visit here.


October 2 My Story

Five short films of personal experience and a panel discussion with immigrants and refugees. Middle East-related films include: Scent of Geranium by Naghmeh Farzaneh, Zain’s Summer: From Refugee to American Boy by Joshua Seftel, Audrey Assad: the daughter of a Syrian refugee by Blaine Hogan


October 9 New Shores

Five short films of life in a new country and a panel discussion with organizations that serve refugees and immigrants.


October 16 Parallel Parking

Feature film by Aby Rao followed by a reception with series participants and filmmakers.


Presented in collaboration with International Focus, filmmaker Aby Rao, the North Carolina Museum of Art, and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants North Carolina.


Wednesday, October 2 | 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 9 | 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 16 | 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
East Building, SECU Auditorium

NC Museum of Art


October 16, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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