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<December 2021>


Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World
IIHA Migration Event Series: Documentary Screening

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Room 902 | Lowenstein Center | Lincoln Center Campus

Join us for this film screening, part of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA) Spring 2016 Event Series: Challenges & Opportunities: Global Migration in the 21st Century. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with both of the film's directors.

About the Film
Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World is a short documentary that follows students in a New York City summer program for children seeking asylum from the world's most volatile conflicts. The film presents an intimate, emotionally gripping account of the students' stories of escaping war and conflict and resettling in America, chronicling their triumphs and setbacks as their lives unfold over the course of one formative summer. Refugee Kids humanizes complex geopolitics and depicts the challenges and urgency of immigration to America in an increasingly dangerous—and interconnected—world.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Kasia Laskowski at 212-636-6294 or


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