Film Series Integrating Refugees: Understanding a Global Question

Date and Time: October 26, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Location: Wrigley Hall, room 201
Campus: Tempe campus
Price: Free

This event is a mini film series of five films (documentary and features) that engage questions and issues surrounding migration, identity and cultural integration. Through a focus on individual stories and events from Germany, Russia, China, Italy and Latin America, the series will offer a comparative exploration of global sociopolitical questions about refugees with an eye to humanizing those questions and seeing through them different national approaches to refugees. ScheduleGermany: "Wir sind jung. Wir sind stark" (2014)"We are Young. We are Strong"4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, Wrigley Hall, room 201Director: Burhan QurbaniIntroduced by: Daniel Gil llan, German studies, film and media studiesRussia: "Другое небо" (2010)"Another Sky"4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, Wrigley Hall, room 201Director: Dmitrii MamuliiaIntroduced by: Ana Hedberg Olenina, Russian film and media studiesChina: "二十四城记" (2008)"24 City"4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, Wrigley Hall, room 201Director: Jia ZhangkeIntroduced by: Angie Chau, ChineseItaly: "18 IUS Soli: Il Dritto di Essere Italiani" (2011)"18 IUS Soli: The Strange Case of Citizenship in Modern Italy"Thursday, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Wrigley Hall, room 201Director: Fred KuwornuIntroduced by: Juliann Vitullo, ItalianPost-screening discussion with filmmaker Fred KuwornuMexico: "La Jaula de Oro" (2013)"Golden Dream"4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, Wrigley Hall, room 201Director: Diego Quemada-DíezIntroduced by: Cynthia Tompkins, Spanish/Latin American studies

Department: School of International Letters and Culturesw
Contact: Murphy McGary
Phone: 480-965-4674