Please join International Rescue Committee Seattle, St. Joseph’s Parish, and ART WORKS Projects for an evening of conversation about welcoming refugees to Seattle and a screening of the short film Sanctuary/Sustenance: The Story of Many Journeys. We will be joined by the Biswa Family who resettled in Tukwila from a refugee camp in Nepal in August 2016.
Arrival and welcome
Screening of AWP film Sanctuary/Sustenance: The Story of Many Journeys
Discussion between IRC and the Biswa Family
Free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served.
Sanctuary/Sustenance is a multimedia film produced by ART WORKS Projects and Manifest Media that traces the journey of a family during the catastrophic events of displacement, on a path to sanctuary, and through the long process of rebuilding life in a new community.
Photographers: Lynsey Addario, Marcus Bleasdale, Paula Bronstein, Helene Caux, Jean Chung, Don Doll, Ron Haviv, David Hogsholt, Giulio di Sturco, and James Whitlow Delano. Filmmakers & Directors: Maren Wickwire and Leslie Thomas. Composer: Osvaldo Noé Golijov. Additional music by Lee Maddeford, Jonathan Wiest, and Ventanas.
Photo: Erika Schultz, The Seattle Times