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NO ROOM FOR REFUGEES: A PROGRAM OF FIVE SHORT FILMS (Shirlington)

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Busboys and Poets (Shirlington

4251 S. Campbell Ave

Arlington, VA 22206

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      • Refugee: Directed by Joyce Chen and Emily Moore, United States, 2014, 27 minutes. In French with English subtitles. Refugee Aicha Diop tells the story of her biggest sacrifice when she boarded a plane for the U.S.

        The Shelter: Directed by Ysabel Fantou, Germany, 2017, 10 minutes. In German with English subtitles. Follow two Bavarian pensioners as they find a strange guest house in the forest.

        Léo: Written and directed by Julian Alexander, United Kingdom, 2017, 15 minutes. Drama. In French and English with English subtitles. Léo is from a place where people do bad things to get by… like smuggle refugees through France.

        Do Not Come to Europe: Directed by Pontus Jonestrom, Minna Lundberg and Hanna Pousette, Sweden, 2016, 13 minutes. In English, French Swahili and Swedish with English subtitles. This 13-minute film poignantly reveals how no one imagines they will ever become a refugee.

        Limbo: Directed by Olivia Bickel and Cynthia Horvilleur, United States, 2016, 35 minutes. Documentary. In English. Limbo tells the stories of migrants from Africa consigned to the Holiday Hotel in Italy.

  • Presented by Busboys and Poets, DC LaborFest, Immigration Film Fest and NoVa Labor.

Part of the Films Across Borders series

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