Film Series Integrating Refugees: Understanding a Global Question

Date and Time: November 9, 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 humanize those questions and see different national approaches to refugees.Germany: "Wir sind jung. Wir sind stark" (2014)"We are Young. We are Strong"Director: Burhan QurbaniDate: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12Location: Wrigley Hall, room 201Introduced by: Daniel Gilfillan, German studies/film and media StudiesRussia: "Другое небо" (2010)"Another Sky"Director: Dmitrii MamuliiaDate: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19Location: Wrigley Hall, room 201Introduced by: Ana Hedberg Olenina, Russian/film and media studiesChina: "二十四城记" (2008)"24 City"Director: Jia ZhangkeDate: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26Location: Wrigley Hall, room 201Introduced by: Angie Chau, ChineseItaly: "18 IUS Soli: Il dritto di essere Italiani" (2011)"18 IUS Soli: The Strange Case of Citizenship in Modern Italy"Director: Fred KuwornuDate: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2Location: Wrigley Hall, room 201Introduced by: Juliann VitulloItalian post-screening discussion with filmmaker Fred KuwornuMexico: "La jaula de oro" (2013)"Golden Dream"Director: Diego Quemada-DíezDate: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9Location: Wrigley, room 201 Introduced by: Cynthia Tompkins, Spanish/Latin American studies

Department: School of International Letters and Cultures
Contact: Murphy McGarry
Phone: 480-965-4674