Global Shorts Forum: The Refugee Reality
Director: Ron Najor
Producers: Ron Najor
Cast: Dany, Luay, Glades, Younnes
Nearly 25% of the population of the town of El Cajon in San Diego county are Iraqi refugees, mostly of Christian descent. These are some of their stories.
Director: David Freid
Producers: Mor Albalak, Molly Mayo
A theme park celebrating America’s mythic Wild West in wintery Sweden becomes a welcoming home for refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war.
The Translator (Cevirmen)
Director: Emre Kayis
Producers: Oytun Kal
Writer: Emre Kayis
Cast: Sherko Mohamad Ali, Gamze Kaçak, Ilke Can
Yusuf, a shy, sensitive Syrian refugee boy who lives in exile at a remote Turkish border town, realizes that he has a newfound power—but it comes at a price.
Director: Chriz Naing
Producers: Yan Naing, Lily Van Leewuen, Jen Hubbard
Writer: Chriz Naing
Cast: Yo Kwee, Reece Ryan, Yamin I, Dillon Betros, Thin Thin Nwe, Ko Yin
A story of a Burmese refugee, Zayar, finding his place in America.
Director: Matthew. K Firpo
Producers: Maximilian Guen, Matteo Zevi, Matthew. K Firpo, Rosanna Bach
A chronicle of human stories from the European Refugee Crisis, focused on humanity and hope.
Director: Fabio Palmieri
Producers: Fabio Palmieri
Writer: Cyrille Kabore
Cast: Cyrille Kabore
Against the backdrop of a mannequin factory, one refugee tells his harrowing story.
Battalion To My Beat
Director: Eimi Imanishi
Producers: Eimi Imanishi, Julia Thompson, Ghalia Omar Ahmed
Writer: Eimi Imanishi
Cast: Mariam Omar Ahmed
Naively envisioning herself a Jeanne D'Arc of the desert, Mariam runs away from the Western Saharan refugee camps in Algeria hoping to liberate her homeland from occupation.