Madison, WI World Refugee Day - Film Screening
Film Screening: The List
After leading U.S. reconstruction teams in Iraq for two years, 26-year-old Kirk Johnson returns home to discover that many of his former Iraqi colleagues are being killed, kidnapped, or forced into exile by radical militias. He begins compiling a list of Iraqi allies to help them find refuge and a new life in America. Stay after the film for a discussion with a Wisconsin veteran who helped bring some of his Iraqi colleagues to the U.S.
The Dane County Refugee Network invites you to join us throughout the month of June to learn more about three significant refugee populations living in Dane County (Madison): the Bhutanese, Iraqis, and Hmong. These events are organized to commemorate World Refugee Day, an internationally recognized day of awareness that takes place every year on June 20th. All events are free and open to the public.