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SGS Summer Film Festival: For a Moment, Freedom
September 13 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105 - Map Link
Free and open to the public
Weary Middle Eastern refugees, including a married couple with a child, and two teens helping their young cousins reunite with their parents, have managed to escape from Iran and Iraq. They make their way to Turkey and wait for their applications for asylum in Europe to be approved. Directed by Arash T. Riahi (Canada, 2008).
Q&A to follow with director Arash T. Riahi.
These films are part of the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 28 to September 13. This year’s festival features nine films from around that world that focus on the theme of “Finding Place: Immigration, Refugees, & Borders Across the World.” For more information on the film festival, please visit SGS Summer 2017 Film Festival.