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November 2021

Film Screening: “Flee” (Jonas Poher Rasmussen, 2021)

November 30, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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  (Jonas Poher Rasmussen, 2021, English/Danish, 90 mins) Through animation and some archival footage, Flee tells the story of Amin, an Afghan refugee now living with his fiance in Denmark. The story is both one person's journey and a moving account of what many refugees face as they search for a new home. Amin not only faces the struggle to refind his family; he also must grapple with what it means to live openly as a gay man. After the screening,…

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