AMERICA; I TOO – Screening at Women’s Film FestivalDate: Mar 17 2018, 3:30 pm
Location: Drexel URBN Annex Screening Room, 3401 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), presents its second short film; “America; I Too”, starring Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi and featuring the music from Grammy winners Quetzal. Writer and first time Director Anike Tourse shares the interconnected stories of three arrested and detained immigrants who navigate the system as they attempt to prevent their deportation. Film is based on real testimonies and experiences. Closed captioning for “America: I Too” is available in Spanish, Korean, and simple Chinese. Buy Tickets online.
This film is presented as part of The Women’s Film Festival, a forum that inspires and cultivates a movement to celebrate and unite the power of women in the film and entertainment industry.