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A SEASON IN FRANCE
East Coast premiere


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Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
France, | 2017 | 100 min. | French with subtitles

 

In honor of World Refugee Day on June 20! Partial proceeds benefit the Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC), which provides services such as refugee resettlement, asylee case management, counseling, outreach, and education to immigrants and refugees in Greater Boston.

 

A widower and his two young children flee their war-torn African country for France, where he falls in love with a French woman (Sandrine Bonnaire) who offers shelter for him and his family, until immigration officials come knocking. Co-presented by Africans in Boston, African Bridge Network, and Chadians in Boston.

 

Shown with the world premiere of Beyond the Borders, a music video by Belmont resident and Boston immigration attorney Susan Cohen, about a Syrian family caught in the crosshairs of the Syrian refugee crisis.

 

Speaker: Fred Mbuga, a refugee from Uganda who is currently lead case manger at RIAC and a first year law student at Massachusetts School of Law.

 

Co-presented by the African Bridge Network and Africans in Boston

 

Nation Sponsors

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Annual Capital Sponsors

Whole Foods Market

 

Part of the Month of Francophonie