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The IRC in San Diego Presents: THIS IS HOME

June 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

As part of the 10th Annual International Documentary Film Series, the International Rescue Committee in San Diego Presents:

THIS IS HOME  (2018)  | Directed by Alexandra Shiva | 1h 31min | Trailer

The story of four Syrian refugee families sent to resettle in Baltimore.

Winner of the 2018 Sundance Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary.

After the screening there will be a panel discussion moderated by Donna Duvin, IRC in San Diego Executive Director with:

Ross Fackrell, IRC Resettlement Supervisor

Adeem Ismaeil, IRC Senior Employer Relations Specialist & Employment Training Supervisor

Mejgan Afshan, Vice-Chairperson of the San Diego Refugee Forum, Advocacy & Policy Coordinator for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Diego







About the Series:

Every year, unique perspectives from around the world come to San Diego for the IRC’s International Documentary Film Series. From the frontlines of conflict to rebuilding life in a new country, these films take an honest look at the reality of the refugee experience. The humanity, struggle, camaraderie and courage of these stories come alive on the big screen as they are told by the people who lived them.

Join us for a celebration of international film, education on issues facing displaced people and inspiration to get involved. Each screening is followed by a Q&A discussion with an expert on the film’s subject area. With all ticket sales going toward funding IRC programs in San Diego, offering a unique opportunity to help support refugees in our community.

100% of each ticket purchase benefits the IRC in San Diego. Advance purchase suggested.
Series Pass: $35
Student/IRC Volunteer: $25
Individual Tickets: $15
Student/IRC Volunteer: $10

MOPA member discount:  $12/ticket $30/series pass

About the IRC:

Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people impacted by conflict and disaster to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has provided refugee resettlement services in San Diego since 1975 and today serves over 8,000 refugee, immigrant and low-income individuals each year through a variety immigration, education and economic empowerment programs.

For more info Contact: Laurel.Dalsted AT Rescue.org
ph: 619 641 7510 x242


The IRC in San Diego 2018 International Documentary Film Series:

  • Sunday, June 10, 6:30 PM: This is Home
  • Sunday, June  17, 6:30 PM: New Neighbors Project 
  • Sunday, June  24, 6:30 PM:  On Her Shoulders


Purchase tickets here

Event Details

Start:   June 10, 2018
Time:   6:30 pm
Event Category:

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