THIS WEEKEND Watch: Immigrants at Work

April 7, 2020

Immigrants at work in health care, churches and services

Our weekly online New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) themed screenings allow you to watch a selection of the NIRV films with your home-bound and online family and friends.

This week’s theme is Immigrants at Work: How do new immigrants and refugees adjust to work life in America and contribute to the economy and workforce? For many the image of the American dream that they came with is very different than the American economic and social reality they face once they arrive.

Included are discussion questions and additional resources to deepen your understanding of immigration issues.

Tell us about your experience in the comments section.

Other Themed Screenings in the Collection:

About NIRV
New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) 
is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the United States. More

Produced by Community Supported Film 
Community Supported Film amplifies local voices in under or misrepresented communities so that they can communicate their lived-realities through documentary filmmaking. The films produced, whether from AfghanistanHaiti or the US, are used to inform and impact public opinion and policy.


We can’t do this work without your support. In response to the current crisis we are making these films available online for free for a limited time. Please help us cover our costs by donating.

Buy the films and ask your library to buy the films: A great way to support CSFilm is to ask your town or institution’s library to purchase the films.

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Related Posts:

Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story – Part 1

Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story – Part 1

On Aug 15th, the day Kabul fell to the Taliban, Basir and his family made their first attempt to get into the airport and onto a plane. It would be nearly a month before they escaped into Pakistan. Over the next weeks they would be beaten at Taliban checkpoints, endure crushing crowds and be threatened and sworn at by soldiers from around the world.

CSFilm Benefit Screening – Brattle Theater, Cambridge MA – Oct 18th

CSFilm Benefit Screening – Brattle Theater, Cambridge MA – Oct 18th

A Special Benefit Screening for Community Supported Film’s Fund for Afghan Evacuation and Resettlement:

Far from Afghanistan (2012), dirs. John Gianvito, Soon-Mi Yoo, Jon Jost, Minda Martin, Travis Wilkerson

Monday, October 18, 7PM at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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