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Frozen River Film Festival Screening and Welcome Afghans event

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Frozen River Film Festival, Winona Afghan Support Network and the Winona Arts Center present “Welcome Afghans” Event.

The event will feature two film screenings and speakers. Speakers will include Sajida Mirzada, an international student from Afghanistan, members of the Winona Afghan Support Network (WASN) and locally resettled Afghan refugees speaking about their varying experiences. The event will wrap up with sharing of Afghan foods.

FRFF will be screening:

Welcome Strangers

Directed by Dia Sokol Savage. 21 minutes.

Synopsis: When asylum-seeking immigrants are legally released from ICE detention, Sarah Jackson and her team of volunteers welcome them with food, clothing and shelter and help reunite them with their families.

Immigrant at Home

Directed by Sufian Abulohom. 20 minutes.

Synopsis: An aspiring Arab American comedian struggles to find independence while maintaining her relationship with her mother.

Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://winonaarts.org/special-events/

Venue

Winona Arts Center
228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
Phone:
507-453-9959
Website:
https://visitwinona.com/directory-entry/winona-arts-center/