Somali Stories of Family Separation in Barron, WI: Film Premiere

Saturday, November 16, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Contact
Immigrant Advocates of Barron County
Link
https://calendar.uwec.edu/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=80023

Join us for this film premiere highlighting stories of local Somali refugees who have settled in the Barron County area, and how immigration policies have directly impacted their families. 

This documentary-style film challenges viewers to connect the evolving federal immigration policies with some of the real community members living in our area.

Event Details

Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 2:30pm
Free and open to the public
 
Barron Area Community Center
800 Memorial Drive
Barron, WI 54812 


Directed by:  Lee & Joel Friederich 

Produced by:  Gary Garvin, Office of Multicultural Affairs, & Immigrant Advocates of Barron County 

 

Special thanks to the generosity and hospitality of the Somali community members in Barron County highlighted in this film, whose strength and courage inspires us to take action. While we recognize that reliving these experiences may be re-traumatizing, we hope your stories galvanize us all to do better. 

 


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Movie Premiere Event. Somali Separation Stories in Barron, WI. November 16 at 2:30pm in the Barron Area Community Center. Pictures of Somali families.
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