Day 5 – Fest of films by and about immigrants and refugees

December 24, 2018

It’s Day 5 of Community Supported Film’s 10 day New Immigrant and Refugee Visions film festival. New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (aka NIRV, hence the 10 days of NIRVmas) is a bounty of stories about the current immigrant experience in the United States.

In these divisive times these stories have proven to transform minds and motivate action.

We want these films to influence the national immigration debate –  from town halls to the Halls of Congress, in communities both welcoming and resistant to new immigrants.

Get-the-NIRV and donate to our national screen and discuss campaign, – and thanks!

Today’s excerpt is from Mohammad Arifuzzaman who emigrated from Bangladesh in 2015. Mohammad brings us an excerpt from his hard won film about a newly arrived Rohingya refugee – Seeking Settled Ground.

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