Friday Night Film Series - CHANGE of day/time: Another Kind of Girl; and At Home in the World
(dir. Khaldiya Jibawi, 2016, 9 minutes), A video made by the 17-year-old Syrian woman Khaldiya in the in Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. Khaldiya reflects on how the refugee camp has opened up new horizons and given her a sense of courage that she lacked in Syria. This was Khaldiya’s first time using a camera and making a video. AT HOME IN THE WORLD (dir. Andreas Koefoed, 2015, 58 min), Andreas Koefoed via Skype, This film is an intimate depiction of the everyday lives of five refugee children on a Danish Red Cross asylum school.Over the course of a year, we follow the children in an ever-changing environment. It is hard to create bonds and friendships, and the tone is often harsh amongst the kids, as they all fight inner battles with traumatic events of their past. The film follows their attempt to learn a new language, create friendships and prepare to form a new home in Denmark. The screening will followed by a Q/A with the filmmaker via Skype. Co-sponsored by Theater.
Monday, March 20 at 7:00pm
Little Hall, 105, Golden Auditorium
13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346