PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT ACCEPT PASSES FOR THIS SCREENING
This screening will feature an onstage Q&A with Noor Alsabahi & Director Justin Merriman after the film. The short 37 minute film highlights not only Noor’s journey as a refugee, but also the journey of 3 others who were forced to flee their native country to find a new home in another land.
Something Like Home documents the impact of language and education on the lives of four Syrian refugees in Turkey and Jordan. Over the years, thousands of people have written to Duolingo with stories of learning a new language in order to survive, so award-winning photojournalist Justin Merriman traveled to find them. (Dir. by Justin Merriman, 2018, USA, English/Arabic/Spanish with English subtitles, 37 min., Not Rated)
This is a rental of The Loft Cinema, presented by St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. The Church and Society group at St. Mark’s along with Adult Spiritual Growth have decided that as a border town in the United States, this story should be made available to the public.