Boston, MA – NIRV Screen&Discuss at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

November 14, 2019

BOSTON, Massachusetts

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum presents:

Screening and discussion:
New Immigrant and Refugee Visions
Thursday, November 21, 5pm-7pm
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115

Featuring a screening of Lift with Your Heart by Braulio Tellez-Vilches, Borrowing Fire by Kebrewosen Densamo and Pulse of a Dream by Mubarak Muwonge Nsamba followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and film subjects.

This event is free with museum admission.

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