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A young Syrian refugee granted asylum in Canada helps newly arriving refugee families resettle there and reclaim hope in the process.
Adam Loften is a director, editor, cinematographer, and producer for short documentary films that highlight pressing social and environmental issues. His work has been featured on PBS, National Geographic, The Atlantic, and The New York Times.
- Director: Adam Loften
- Principal Cast: Mohammed Alsaleh
- Premiere Status: Seattle
- Country: USA, Canada
- Year: 2016
- Running Time: 19 minutes
- Producer: Adam Loften, Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee, Mary Fowles
- Screenplay: Adam Loften
- Cinematographers: Adam Loften
- Editors: Adam Loften
- Music: Matthew Atticus Berger
- Website: Official Film Website
- Language: English
- Format: Digital File (.MOV)
This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Closing Night
SIFF'S annual celebration of the short subject finishes off with a dynamically varied program examining the breezy joy and tremendous complexity found in the best short films.