The United Nations' World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event honors the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.
World Refugee Day will be marked with the screening of a contemporary documentary about escaping the war in Syria.
Salam Neighbor is an award-winning film and campaign to connect the world to refugees. Immerse into the life of a Syrian refugee through the journey of Chris and Zach as the first filmmakers allowed to be registered and given a tent inside of a refugee camp.
The film is presented under license with tugg.com community screenings
Ticket prices offsett the licensing fees. Proceeds benefit refugee women's empowerment programs in Tucson
We the People, Tucson with St. Francis in the Foothills UMC
Organizers of World Refugee Day Film Screening
We The People Tucson works to protect refugee rights and livelihoods, and it collaborates with refugees to ensure that Arizona remains a refugee resettlement state.
St Francis in the Foothills UMC is a progressive faith community where all are welcome