Shorts Program Passages 1

  • Our Iraq
  • Refuge
  • The Circus Saved My Life
  • Without Papers


The Main 2 Sat, Apr 15, 2017 11:40 AM
The Main 3 Sun, Apr 30, 2017 1:10 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Guest Attending:Yes
Festival Programs:Passages Shorts 1
Short Films
Tags:Best of Fest
Runtime:96 min


Filmmakers Attending!

Without Papers: This documentary highlights the struggles of Johana, a young and bright immigrant from Venezuela, who has been living in the US for more than 20 years... without papers.
Director(s): Andrés A. Parra | Runtime: 36 min | Country: USA | 2016 | English, Spanish with English Subtitles | Documentary | Minnesota Made

Our Iraq: “Our Iraq” dismantles caricatures of Iraqis and Muslims in the United States, and was written and directed by Iraqi refugees in Minnesota as part of a collaborative art lab called Iraqi Voices.
Director(s): Amel Al-Sammarraie, Jamal Ali | Runtime: 19 min | Country: USA, Iraq | 2016 | English, Arabic with English Subtitles | Documentary | Minnesota Made

The Circus Saved My Life: A story of struggle and hope, Chimgee wrestled control of her destiny by escaping a life of domestic abuse by joining the circus.
Director(s): Stewart J. Lippe | Runtime: 24 min | Country: USA, Mongolia | 2016 | English, Mongolian with English Subtitles | Documentary | Minnesota Made

Refuge: Stories of Syrian refugees: what they had lost, what they had left behind, and where they hoped their lives were headed.
Director(s): Matthew K. Firpo | Runtime: 20 min | Country: Greece, USA | 2016 | Wolof, French with English Subtitles | Documentary

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Included Shorts

Without Papers (36min) More
Our Iraq (19min) More
The Circus Saved My Life (24min) More
Refuge (20min) More