How Far Is Home
Refugees • 21m
In the midst of Trump's immigration ban, a teenage refugee Ahmed and his sister Ruba find a home at a Cleveland school for immigrants. Will they be able to reach their dreams?
Director: Apo Bazidi
2020 | 21 min | USA
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