Borders, Boundaries and Home (Ages 13+ Short Film Program)

Wednesday, March 4 – 7:00pm
Saturday, March 7 – 7:00pm

Ages 13+

In these powerful narrative and documentary films, we meet young people who must navigate the occupation of their countries or immigration, migration and separation from loved ones. These unstoppable kids show us the resilience and belief on dreams that it takes to grow up in an uncertain world.


** Co-presented with Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) and International Refugee Assistance Project **

** March 4th screening will include guest speaker Haley Sinclair from International Refugee Assistance Project!**

** March 7th screening will include guest speaker Sumeet Pamma from Refugee Women’s Alliance!**

72 min.

** Melissa Gregory Rue, director of “Esperanza’s Turn,” in attendance on March 7th! **

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Conscious Cartoons for Radolescents (Ages 13+ Short Film Program)

Friday, March 6 – 7:00pm

Ages 13+

These animated films — a “best of” compilation from the Conscious Cartoons International Animation Festival — aim to open eyes, hearts and minds through the transcendent medium of animation. This collection of 10 award-winning films from nine countries explores themes including climate, child abuse, gender equality and identity and the joys and sorrow of the human condition.

71 min.

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