Refuge(e) is a 15 minute documentary film that traces the incredible journey of two refugees, Alpha and Zeferino. Each fled violent threats to their life in their home countries, made the long, dangerous trip across most of the Western hemisphere to the US/Mexico border, and presented themselves at the border asking for political asylum only to be incarcerated in a for-profit prison in Cibola County, New Mexico for months on end without having committed any crime. They represent thousands more like them who can't tell their stories, and their fight for freedom and the right to live calls into question the nature of our immigrant detention system.
March 14, 6-8pm: Refuge(e) Film Premiere at Violet Crown SOLD OUT
March 17, 4 - 5:30pm: Refuge(e) film screening & community engagement event at Unitarian Universalist Church. Tickets are free and available to the public, but must be reserved in advance via: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4109012
March 24, 2-4pm: PRISON DIVESTMENT TRAINING at First Presbyterian Church Prison Divest New Mexico will host a community organizing meeting, in follow-up to the screenings. Attending one of the screenings will prepare you for this event Tickets are free and available to the public, but must be reserved in advance via: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4188160
Refuge(e) will be publicly available soon, ….stay tuned!