Peace Corps Community for Refugees World Refugee Day Film Festival

June 19, 2020

The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers – Community for Refugee Advocacy will commemorate World Refugee Day with a Screen&Discuss of the three New Immigrant and Refugee Visions films about refugees

The films will be introduced by CSFilm director, Michael Sheridan and followed by a discussion with Mani Biswa, subject of Navigating Hope; Mohammad Arifuzzaman, director of Seeking Settled Ground; Abdirahman Abdi, director of Worlds Apart at Home; Awale Farah, Somali refugee and city council candidate in Kent, WA; and Nai Oo, a Rohingya refugee and former Peace Corps volunteer.

This event is for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers membersIf interested to attend please contact us.

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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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