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Migration Film Series: Dheepan

When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CT

Where: Annie May Swift Hall, Peggy Dow Helmerich Auditorium , 1920 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: John Paluch   (847) 491-8081

Group: Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Co-Sponsor: International Studies
Center for Forced Migration Studies (CFMS)

Category: Academic


Three Sri Lankan refugees pose as a family unit and attempt to make their lives better by seeking asylum in a Parisian housing project. Daily violence disrupts their new life and reopens Dheepan’s war wounds, forcing him to reconnect with his past and protect the people he hopes will become his true family.

Dheepan. Directed by Jacques Audiard, 2015. 1 hour 55 minutes.

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