Fun 2-min trailer of all 10 New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Films

March 5, 2019

New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) is a collection of 10 documentary films by and about immigrants. Their films provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to our culture, economy and social fabric. The filmmakers made these short films to engage communities in dialogue about immigrants and immigration in the United States.

View the excerpts and project introduction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View this fun 2-min trailer of all 10 New Immigrant and Refugee Visions films. Join Community Supported Film, the filmmakers and subjects for the premiere of all ten films on March 31 and April 1 at the Boston Public Library.

 

Premier Celebration: New Immigrant and Refugee Visions in Film 

Sunday, 31 March, 2:30p – 4:00p: Boston Public Library – Central
Monday, 1 April, 6:00p – 7:30p: Boston Public Library – Central
Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA . 02116 (map)
Rabb Hall

Celebrate the premier of all ten documentary films by and about immigrants and refugees with Community Supported Film and the New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) filmmakers.

Five different films will be screened & discussed at each event.

Details…

 

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