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Rain in a Dry Land
Directed by Anne Makepeace
Rain in a Dry Land provides eye-opening answers as it chronicles the fortunes of two Somali Bantu families, transported by relief agencies from years of civil war and refugee life to Springfield, Massachusetts and Atlanta, Georgia.
The Good Lie
Directed by Philippe Falardeau
A group of Sudanese refugees, given the chance to resettle in the U.S., arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.
Into the Fire – The Hidden Victims of Austerity in Greece
Directed by Kate Mara
Into the Fire is an investigative documentary looking at the situation of refugees and migrants in Greece, in the face of severe austerity measures and rising racism. Refugees flee their home countries on the search for safety. Due to its land border with Turkey, Greece is one of the main entry gates into Europe. Once they have entered Europe, European legislation prevents them from moving on to other European countries. In Greece however, refugees are faced with deficiencies in the asylum procedure and appalling detention and living conditions. Without housing, legal papers or support, they are faced with increasing and often violent racism.
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars
Directed by Zach Niles and Banker White
After civil war breaks out in Sierra Leone in 1991, thousands flee to the nearby country of Guinea. At a refugee camp, guitarist Francis Langba meets singer Reuben M. Koroma and his wife, Grace, and the three begin playing together. Over the years, the group expands to become a six-piece ensemble composed of fellow refugees. After peace is declared in 2002, the group waits to hear if they can return home while conducting a tour through other camps in this music documentary.