Colorful Stripes

Movies That Matters: Film Screening for Schools

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Advance viewing is recommended; films will not be shown during Q&A Middle and high school students are invited to view award-winning documentaries that examine current social issues such as representation and identity, immigration, and civil rights followed by Q&A sessions with filmmakers. When Hanan, a young Yazidi woman, crosses the Mediterranean with her family in a small rubber dinghy, she can’t yet swim. The water—and her fear of drowning—is etched in her memory. Against the backdrop of a community pool, she learns to swim in order to overcome her fears. Now a swimming instructor, Hanan teaches her younger brother how […]