Finding Refuge: Crossroads Film and Discussion Series
Fire at Sea
Tuesday, November 5th, 6 PM
Portsmouth Public Library
175 Parrott Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Run Time - 114 minutes
Following the film, there will be a facilitated discussion lead by Sara Withers, Senior Lecturer at UNH. Sara will be joined by Shannon St. Pierre of the International Institute of New England for this discussion.
Tickets are free for the public, but space is limited. Reserve your tickets today!
About Fire at Sea:
Situated some 200km off Italy's southern coast, Lampedusa has hit world headlines in recent years as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern migrants hoping to make a new life in Europe. Rosi spent months living on the Mediterranean island, capturing its history, culture and the current everyday reality of its 6,000-strong local population as hundreds of migrants land on its shores on a weekly basis. The resulting documentary focuses on 12-year-old Samuele, a local boy who loves to hunt with his slingshot and spend time on land even though he hails from a culture steeped in the sea.
Watch the Trailer:
This project was made possible with support from New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Learn more at www.nhhumanities.org
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