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Independent Film Festival Boston • April 25 – May 2, 2018

The Brattle Theatre40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138 • Harvard Square • 617 876-6837 • [email protected]

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Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Special Events ArchiveBelmont World Film's 15th Annual Family Festival

Brave & Amazing Children

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North American Premieres!

Presented by Belmont World Film as part of their 15th Annual Family Festival

What’s it really like for a child to be a refugee or an immigrant? Meet four children who currently are through four short films. Benefits the Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC), which provides such services as refugee resettlement, asylee case management, counseling, outreach and education.

The Netherlands | 2017 | 68 min. | Multi-languages with subtitles
Age 9-12 ($10)

Merna in the Spotlight
by Mirjam Marks
Merna, a 10 year-old Christian girl originally from Iraq, now living as a refugee in Lebanon, wins a spot on Lebanon’s version of “The Voice” for kids.

Ahmad’s Hair
by Susan Koenen
Ahmad, a 12 year-old Syrian refugee, is busy integrating in Dutch society and trying to make friends. It turns out he’s also on a personal, heartwarming mission.

Safia’s Summer
by Els van Driel
Safia, an 11 year-old refugee from Libya, lives in a refugee center where she feels lonely and tired of waiting for her family’s residency papers. A week at a summer camp for other child refugees lifts her spirits and gives her hope.

The Children’s Mayor
by Susan Koenen
As an 11 year-old child mayor originally from Morocco, Yassine creates #WeAreConnected to encourage mutual understanding among different cultures.

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Monday 2/16
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Brattle passes not accepted for this special screening.

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