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“The Other Side of Hope:” Films About Immigration

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January 4, 2023: 7:00 pm

Filmmakers have tackled issues of displacement, discrimination, exploitation, and assimilation in movies like Mississippi Masala (about Indians in the Deep South), The Other Side of Hope (Syrians in Finland) and Dirty Pretty Things (West Africans in London.) Film history expert Rick Winston shares clips from fifteen works that address one of the most pressing issues of our times.

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About Rick Winston

Rick Winston was the co-owner and co-manager of Montpelier’s Savoy Theater since its founding in 1980 until its sale in 2009. He was also the Programming Director of the Green Mountain Film Festival from 1999 to 2014. Since 2010, he has lectured on film history and curates film series in central Vermont.

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January 4, 2023
7:00 pm
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St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
1171 Main St
St Johnsbury, VT 05819 United States
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Bob Joly
(802) 748-8291