- This event has passed.
Home is Distant Shores Film Festival
October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$17 – $62
Wednesdays, October 2, 9, and 16, 7 pm each night
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.