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16th Annual MountainTop Film Festival Screening This Is Home, Waitsfield, Vermont

Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 03:00 PM
Big Picture Theater in Waitsfield, VT

The MountainTop Film Festival presents This Is Home

Sunday, January 20, 3pm
Big Picture Theater, Waitsfield, Vermont
Tickets: $10 per screening, $12 special event screenings; tickets and festival passes available at Big Picture Theater Box Office

The documentary This Is Home will be screened three times at the 16th annual MountainTop Film Festival on January 20, 22 and 24. This Sundance award-winning film puts a human face on the global refugee crisis by providing an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in the US and struggling to find their footing.

The MountainTop Film Festival is a human rights film festival in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. It offers a diverse program of documentary and dramatic films and special events, addressing social and environmental issues from around the world. This year’s program will feature a total of 14 films as well as special events.

More Information: https://mountaintopfilmfestival.com/films/#thisishome


This Is Home Documentary Screening Special Event at 16th Annual MountainTop Film Festival, Waitsfield, Vermont

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 07:00 PM
Big Picture Theater in Waitsfield, VT

The MountainTop Film Festival presents This Is Home

Tuesday, January 22, 7pm
Big Picture Theater, Waitsfield, Vermont
Tickets: $10 per screening, $12 special event screenings; tickets and festival passes available at Big Picture Theater Box Office
Special Event - Post-screening Q&A panel discussion featuring members of the Refugee Resettlement Program VT

The second screening of This Is Home at the 16th annual MountainTop Film Festival will take place on January 22 at 7pm. This film is an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing. With only eight months of help from the International Rescue Committee to become self-sufficient, they must forge ahead to rebuild their lives in a new home: Baltimore, Maryland. They attend cultural orientation classes and job training sessions where they must "learn America" -- everything from how to take public transportation to negotiating new gender roles.

After the viewing of the documentary, there will be a special event question-and-answer period featuring members of the Refugee Resettlement Program VT.

The 16th annual MountainTop Film Festival is a human rights film festival in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. It offers a diverse program of documentary and dramatic films and special events, addressing social and environmental issues from around the world. This year’s program will feature a total of 14 films as well as special events.

More Information: https://mountaintopfilmfestival.com/films/#thisishome


Big Picture Theater Screening This Is Home at 16th Annual MountainTop Film Festival, Waitsfield, Vermont

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 04:00 PM
Big Picture Theater in Waitsfield, VT

The MountainTop Film Festival presents This Is Home

Thursday, January 24, 4pm
Big Picture Theater, Waitsfield, Vermont
Tickets: $10 per ticket, $12 special event screening; tickets and festival passes available at Big Picture Theater Box Office 

The final screening of This Is Home at the 16th Annual MountainTop Film Festival will take place on January 24 at 4pm. This Sundance award-winning film puts a human face on the global refugee crisis by providing an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in the US and struggling to find their footing.

The MountainTop Film Festival is a human rights film festival in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. It offers a diverse program of documentary and dramatic films and special events, addressing social and environmental issues from around the world. This year’s program will feature a total of 14 films as well as special events.

More Information: https://mountaintopfilmfestival.com/films/#thisishome


This is Home Film Screening and Discussion, Washington, DC

Sunday, February 03, 2019 at 10:15 AM
Temple Micah in Washington, DC

Sukkat Shalom presents This Is Home: A Refugee Story

Sunday, February 3, 10:15am
Temple Micah, Washington, DC
FREE and open to the public
Post-screening discussion

Temple Micah will screen the documentary This Is Home: A Refugee Story on February 3 at 10:15am. This event was organized by Sukkat Shalom. This Sundance award-winning film puts a human face on the global refugee crisis by providing an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in the US and struggling to find their footing.

More Information: https://templemicah.org/calendar/


CINEMATTERS: Film @ The JCC Featuring This Is Home Documentary and Q&A Discussion, New York City

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 07:00 PM

The Carole Zabar Center for Film at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan presents This Is Home: A Refugee Story

Tuesday, February 19, 7pm
The Carole Zabar Center for Film, Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, New York City
Tickets: $12 Member, $15 Public, Seniors may use the discount code SENIOR18 for $3 off tickets (member price)
Post-screening Q&A discussion

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan will screen the documentary This Is Home: A Refugee Story on February 19 at 7pm. This film is an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing. With only eight months of help from the International Rescue Committee to become self-sufficient, they must forge ahead to rebuild their lives in a new home: Baltimore, Maryland. They attend cultural orientation classes and job training sessions where they must "learn America" -- everything from how to take public transportation to negotiating new gender roles.

This Is Home goes beyond the statistics, headlines, and political rhetoric to tell deeply personal stories, putting a human face on the global refugee crisis. 

This Is Home
Winner of Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary - Sundance Film Festival 2018
Official Selection - Full Frame Documentary Festival 2018

After the viewing of the documentary, there will be a question-and-answer period.

More Information: https://www.jccmanhattan.org/film/default.aspx#screenings

 

 



A Refugee Story
Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary
Sundance Film Festival