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World Showcase Shorts Program: One of a Kind
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, May 28, 2020 - Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Available until June 24
Unique tales of kindness and caring—between strangers, humans and animals, and mothers and children—that highlight how demonstrating more vulnerabiity, generosity and empathy leads to happier and healthier growth.
Film Info
Runtime:21
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
Premiere Status:International Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2020
Language:English
Spanish
Cameroonian PidgEnglish
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:Shorts
By Program - Sort:Doc Shop
Website:https://welcomestrangersfilm.com
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Dia Sokol Savage
Producer(s):Garret Savage
Executive Producer(s):Morgan J. Freeman
Editor(s):Chelsea Jackson
Cinematography:Matthias Grunsky
Composer:Mark A. Crawford
Sound:Michael Kranicke
Matthew Polis

Description

This short film is part of World Showcase Shorts Program: One of a Kind.

At 6:00 p.m. every evening, Sarah Jackson and a group of dedicated volunteers collect asylum seekers from an ICE detention centre in Aurora, Colorado. For these anxious newcomers, the invitation of a warm bed, food and clothing is a welcome sojourn on the way to their next destination. Eileen Arandiga

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