8 Days, 8 Borders (w/ More Than Two Days, One Word, & Jonah)
8 Days, 8 Borders, Amanda Bailly (dir.), 61min, ARABIC-W-ENG-SUB, 2017
BIFF Global: Documentary Feature
A gut-wrenching first person account of Sham, a fierce single mother of two, as she escapes the Syrian civil war.
@ Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center – Saturday, October 7, 12:15PM
More Than Two Days, Ahmed Abdelnaser (dir.), 9min, ARABIC-W-ENG-SUB, 2017
Two teenage boys reconcile a past trauma in Ahmed Abdelnaser’s understated Qatarie drama in More Than Two Days.
One Word, Caleb D. Shaffer (dir.), 17min, ARABIC-W-ENG-SUB, 2017
Sammi, a shy African refugee struggles to adapt to her new life in the UK as he comes out of his shell in Caleb Shaffer’s One Word.
Jonah, Michael Maschina (dir), 14min, 2017
Inspired by actual events, Jonah provides an Austrian perspective on the refugee crisis in Michael Machina’s action drama.