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The Migration Experience

Free Film & Discussion Series October - November 2016


Nov 03, 2016
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM


African American Performing Arts Center
310 San Pedro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108


Well Founded Fear

Thursday, Oct. 20th at 6:30pm

"Groundbreaking, as well as devastating...if it's life-and-death drama you're looking for, with entire futures hinging on a few words, this is the place to go." - Kenneth Turan, LA Times. Discussion: Dr. Jessica Goodkind & Eric Ndaheba

The Journey

Thursday, Nov. 3rd at 6:30pm

Matthew Cassel's new documentary traces the remarkable journey of a Syrian refugee from his home in Damascus across half of Europe and finds "a human story about ordinary live disrupted by extraordinary circumstances." - Ceasefire. Discussin: Julia Hess & Sam Ali

The Harvest/La Cosecha

Wednesday, Nov. 9th at 6:30pm

"La Cosecha...follows a 16 year-old boy and two girls, 12 and 14, through one harvest cycle, depicting their lives as a more or less voluntary indentured servitude and provides a detailed, sometimes heartbreaking portrait of a permanent American underclass." - NY Times. Discussion Michelle Ortero & Arturo Sandoval

The Wind of Al-Amal

Wednesday, Nov. 16th at 6:30pm

"The Wind of Al-Amil is the first US/French co-production about one of the world's largest refugee crises: the invisible plight of Iraqi exiles. Ten years later: is anyone still paying attention?" - Filmedia. Discussion: Suha Amer & Rana Saad

Presented by Artful Life and made possible by a grant from the New Mexico Humanities Council and funding from the City of Albuquerque.


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