International Learning Center’s Film Series continues with documentaries on the third Friday of each month.
All screenings at 7pm; panel discussion follows, speakers to be announced.
Doors open at 6:30pm for Meet & Greet, sample ethnic food.
Location: 639 N. 25th Street, Milwaukee; enter behind Central United Methodist Church
10/21/11 Crossing Midnight – download the flyer
Set on the border of Thailand and Eastern Burma, Crossing Midnight tells the story of a remarkable community of refugees from Burma working against incredible odds to help their own. 29 min.
11/18/11 Rain in a Dry Land
How do you measure the distance from an African village to an American city? Rain in a Dry Land chronicles the fortunes of two Somali Bantu families, transported by relief agencies from years of civil war and refugee life to Springfield, Massachusetts and Atlanta, Georgia. 1 hour 23 minutes.
12/16/11 Burma VJ
Using smuggled video footage, this documentary tells the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks. 84 min.