Saturday, October 5

GlobeDocs Film Festival 2019Special Events Archive

GlobeDocs: Unsettled

GLOBEDOCS FILM FESTIVAL

Co-presented with the Boston Jewish Film Festival

Director: Tom Shepard • Producers: Tom Shepard, Jen Gilomen • Year: 2019 • Length: 84 minutes

UNSETTLED shares the stories of four LGBT refugees who have fled intense persecution and are resettling in the United States. Subhi, a gay Syrian refugee, finds his voice as a leader for refugee rights. Cheyenne and Mari, a lesbian couple from Angola, seek asylum through the American immigration courts. Junior, a gender non-conforming gay man from the Congo, struggles to find even basic housing and livelihood. As the leadership in America continues to demonize immigrants and drastically restrict the flow of refugees and asylum seekers into the U.S., UNSETTLED humanizes a group few people know who are desperately trying to create safer homes.

Website: unsettled.film
Moderator: Loren King, film critic, Boston Globe correspondent
Guest: Director Tom Shepard

Preceded by:
AT THE EDGE OF A WARMING WORLD
Directed by: Anush Elbakyan, Caitlin Healy, Shelby Lum • 12 minutes
If we are going to preserve Cape Cod we must learn to look for warnings we would prefer to ignore: what it means for the future of this beloved place, and what the cost of inaction could be.

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Brattle passes not accepted for this event.