As Canadians living in the US, we’re especially attuned to how immigration has shaped the nation and remains a central commonality many Americans share.
Recently, this topic has come to the forefront of the American consciousness. The upcoming HOME IS DISTANT SHORES film festival features eleven fictional and documentary films focusing on refugee and immigrant experiences. The event will take place at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh over three evenings:
October 2, 2019 7-9:30PM
My Story: Five short films of personal experience followed by a panel discussion with immigrants and refugees moderated by WUNC’s Jason DeBruyn.
October 9, 2019 7-9:30PM
New Shores: Five short films of life in a new country followed by a a panel discussion with organizations who serve refugees and immigrants moderated by WUNC’s Anita Rao.
October 16, 2019 7-9:30PM
Parallel Parking: Feature film by Aby Rao followed by a reception with series participants and filmmakers.
For tickets and further details, visit the film festival’s site.