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World Refugee Day-screening of Home: Stories of Newcomers to NL
June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
In recognition of World Refugee Day 2019, the Association for New Canadians – Corner Brook, in partnership with the Corner Brook Public Library, will host the west coast premiere of the ANC’s new documentary “HOME: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador.”
Focusing on the theme of diversity and social innovation in changing communities, the 25-minute documentary features firsthand accounts of arrival, integration, and settlement in St. John’s, Gander, Corner Brook, and Labrador City. Nine newcomers appear on screen to discuss the opportunities and challenges of adapting to life in the province from the perspectives of student, parent, worker, professional, refugee, and new Canadian. This is event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.