US Capitol Event: World Refugee Day @ United States Capitol Visitor Center, Washington [20 June]

US Capitol Event: World Refugee Day


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20
June
18:00 - 21:00

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United States Capitol Visitor Center
First St at E Capitol St. NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
For World Refugee Day, please join us for a reception and screening of After Spring followed by a panel discussion in the Congressional Auditorium at the US Capitol.

6:00PM: Reception
7:00PM: Presentation of After Spring & Panel Discussion

Featuring a discussion with representatives from the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and the filmmakers.

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Please visit the Capitol Visitor Center's website for more information regarding prohibited items: visitthecapitol.gov/plan-visit/prohibited-items

Watch the trailer: vimeo.com/157673617

About the film:

As the Syrian conflict enters its seventh year, millions of people continue to be displaced. After Spring is the story of what happens next. By following two refugee families in transition and an aid worker fighting to keep the camp running, viewers will experience what it is like to live in Zaatari, the largest camp for Syrian refugees. With no end in sight for the conflict or this refugee crisis, everyone must decide whether or not they can rebuild their lives in a place that was never meant to be permanent. Executive Produced by Jon Stewart.
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