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Home is Distant Shores Film Festival

Oct 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$17 – $62

Wednesdays, October 2, 9, and 16, 7 pm each night
Tickets $17–62

The film festival Home Is Distant Shores looks at the experience of immigrants and refugees in the U.S. and the Triangle. The three-part series includes fictional and documentary works from local filmmakers, expert panel discussions, and a celebratory reception.

Presented in collaboration with International Focus, filmmaker Aby Rao, and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants North Carolina.

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 Jason DeBruyn.

October 9, 2019   7-9:30PM

New Shores: Five short films of change and assimilation followed by a a panel discussion with organizations serving refugees and immigrants moderated by Anita Rao.

October 16, 2019   7-9:30PM

Finale: Parallel Parking by Aby Rao followed by a reception with cast, filmmakers, and community.


Oct 9, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$17 – $62


North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road + Google Map
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