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“UNSETTLED” reveals the untold stories of LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers who have fled intense persecution from their home countries. For those who love watching documentaries, you should never miss this! To commemorate the power of inclusion for the World Refugee Day on 20 June, the 14th Charity Refugee Film Festival is going to be held between 07 June and 06 July 2021.
The goal of this year's Refugee Film Festival is to raise HK$200,000, which is enough for providing primary healthcare services to 2,000 refugees in low-resource setting six days per week, supporting 24/7 emergency services in camps through nurses and ambulances to ensure referral of urgent cases especially under the pandemic.
Film: UNSETTLED: Seeking Refuge in America
Length: 84 minutes
Language: English (with Traditional Chinese subtitles)
Online Screening: 07 June - 06 July 2021
“UNSETTLED” received the New York Cinematography Awards and it reveals the untold stories of LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers who have fled intense persecution from their home countries and who are resettling in the U.S.
The film follows four new arrivals, each of whom have escaped potential peril in their native countries for being different. They’ve landed in the purported “gay mecca” of San Francisco, yet even there, building a new life in an adopted nation is a precarious undertaking.
As Trump’s leadership in America restricted immigrants and drastically cut the flow of refugees and asylum seekers, UNSETTLED sheds light on a group about which few people know. What are the costs persecuted people pay for seeking refuge? And how are everyday citizens stepping forward to help those most in need?
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1. The screening platform is limited to Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR.
2. Each online donation is eligible for redeeming one online movie ticket, only.
3. The details of the online movie screening platform and the complimentary ticket will be announced on the Festival website in the first week of June 2021. Supporters who have donated via designated pages will receive email notifications.
4. A special screening will be arranged in cinema in late June. Please stay tuned to our latest updates on the Festival website.
5. Should you wish to donate and claim the “Movie Pass”, please visit here.
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