Lacombe Community Refugee Effort hosts film viewing

Lacombe City Cinemas to play two films on refugees

Submitted by the National Film Board

The Lacombe Community Refugee Effort is hosting free viewings of two films at the Lacombe City Cinemas.

“Everybody’s children” and “19 Days” will both be shown on April 14th, starting at 10:30 a.m.

“19 Days”, a film made by Asha and Roda Siad, is film made by two individuals who came to Canada as refugees 20 years ago. The film, which was shown at the Toronto Film Festival, showcases refugees in Calgary from Syria, Sudan, Burundi and elsewhere.

Roda said it a, “19 day crash course in Canadian society”.

“Everybody’s Children”, by Monika Delmos, is about two smuggled teenage refugees and their lives in Toronto and the, “Difference a few pivotal people can make.

Both films were acquired from the National Film Board and video clips are available on the NFB website.

Run times are 26 minutes and 52 minutes respectively.

-Submitted by the Lacombe Community Refugee Effort

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