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From Away: Immigrants in Maine - a documentary-in-the-making

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 7:30pm

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Film Forum
430 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

From Away: Immigrants in Maine

Poems and previews from a documentary-in-the-making about diversity, inclusion and equity with Writer/Producer/Director Charles Stuart and Nyamon Nguany Machar (aka “Moon”).

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 7:30pm

Film Forum, Schwartz Center

Free and open to the public.

Stuart is an 8-time Emmy award winning filmmaker and investigative reporter, and president of Stuart Productions, which specializes in documentaries.

Stuart’s work includes eight FRONTLINES; stories for 60 MINUTES; and documentaries for HBO, The Discovery Channel, A&E, TLC, Lifetime, CNN, MSNBC, National Geographic, and ESPN.

Moon’s story is one of resilience, having emigrated to the US from Ethiopia at age 5. Moon served in the US National Guard, following high school. She now works with at-risk youth in Portland, Maine.

In sharing her story, Moon shows that trauma does not have to be forever.

Presented by the Department of Performing and Media Arts.

Cosponsored by Carl Becker, Hans Bethe House, Society for the Humanities and the Government Department.

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