Refugee Stories • 10m
A roadside motel in Newark New Jersey harbors refugees during their first night in America. “Hotel U.S.A.” captures a group of newcomers during their first moments in the country, exploring the sense of loss and hope that pervades the refugee experience.
Director: Andrea Meller
Producers: Andrea Meller & Marisa Pearl
2016 | 11 mins | USA
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