• Far from Home

    101 minutes |

As refugees or as workers, millions travel to distant lands. Poignant films for a world defined by the movement of people, sometimes voluntarily and for love, sometimes through desperation or coercion, across borders and different worlds.


June 19, 2019 12:45 PM Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center) Tickets not available
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Short Films

American Refugee

An artist from Iraq must flee his country after the 2003 American led-invasion to try and start a new life in the U.S.


In Tel Aviv, a ceremony takes place every day with hundreds of foreign citizens waiting to enter the immigration office and their gateway to a better life. Only a few will enter. The rest will be forced to spend another frustrating night outside.

Bear With Me

A short animated documentary on immigrants who left their home and crossed borders for love.


Lisa gives refuge to a Somalian family, while they are waiting for notification about their continuing status in the country. Miscommunications and cultural differences lead to an increase in doubt and anxiety, and with good reason.


When a banker invites a male sex worker to his apartment in London, he finds himself coming face to face with both his own past, and one of the world's largest humanitarian crises.


Faraz lives and works in a gas station with his aging father Malik, whose increasingly bizarre behavior is causing them to drift apart.


An emigrating father writes home to his son.

film details

Running Time: 101 minutes

2019 ShortFest Archive