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Two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple (Harlan County, USA) chronicles the experiences of five refugee children from war-torn Syria and Iraq whose families have resettled in Canada. In this sweetly observed film, Kopple follows the boys for two weeks at a summer camp in the Canadian wilderness. We watch as some boys thrive while others struggle and the best intentions of the camp counselors are put to the test.
followed by a discussion with:
Moderator: Barbara Kopple – Director of New Homeland
Mark Hetfield- President & CEO, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
Cecillia Wang – Deputy Legal Director of National ACLU
Ed Shapiro – The Shapiro Foundation
Barbara Kopple is a two-time Academy Award winning filmmaker. A director and producer of narrative films, documentaries and commercial spots, her most recent project is the documentary NEW HOMELAND, which premiered at the 2018 DOC NYC Film Festival.
Barbara produced and directed Harlan County USA and American Dream, both winners of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Her other films include A Murder In Mansfield, This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous, Miss Sharon Jones!, Running From Crazy, The House of Steinbrenner, Woodstock: Now and Then, Shut Up and Sing, Havoc, A Conversation with Gregory Peck, My Generation, Wild Man Blues, Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson, for which she won a DGA Award for Outstanding Direction, and many more.