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Your search by 'Immigration / Exile' identified 7 films


  • Alex and Ali

    Alex and Ali

    USA , 2014 , 83 min. Two improbable soul mates, an American Peace Corps volunteer and a handsome Iranian in pre-revolutionary Iran, become lovers-in-secret for ten years before they are forced to separate. Thirty-five years later, despite obstacles, they reunite and attempt to rekindle their relationship.... Read more
  • El Canto del Colibrí

    El Canto del Colibrí

    USA , 2015 , 50 min. In this intimate, candid, and deeply personal documentary, Latino fathers across the country recount the impact of their children’s coming out, while discussing issues of immigration, culture, prejudice, compassion, and understanding.... Read more
  • Hidden Away

    Hidden Away

    Spain , 2014 , 96 min. A cross-cultural friendship between a restless Spanish teen and an undocumented Moroccan immigrant grows into something much more profound. This story of clandestine first love unfolds in non-linear fashion against a suspenseful and wrenching social justice backdrop.... Read more
  • Scrum

    Scrum

    Australia , 2015 , 54 min. Three gay rugby athletes are vying for a spot on the elite Sydney Convicts team, competing for the 7th Annual Bingham Cup. Can they put behind their past struggles and win the prize? This is a steamy, pulsating documentary about acceptance, sportsmanship, and male camaraderie.... Read more
  • Sworn Virgin

    Sworn Virgin

    Italy , 2015 , 90 min. A young Albanian woman, chafing against her culture’s strictures on female behavior, chooses to live and work as a man. Years later, questioning his choice, he leaves his remote village and embarks upon a journey of self-discovery.... Read more
  • To Russia with Love

    To Russia with Love

    USA , 2014 , 80 min. As the 2014 Olympics in Sochi approached, LGBT athletes and broadcasters had to choose whether to protest Russia’s anti-gay legislation. This fast-moving, entertaining documentary follows skater-broadcaster Johnny Weir, Billie Jean King, and Olympic hopefuls as they navigate the choppy waters where sports and human rights intersect.... Read more
  • Xenia

    Xenia

    Greece , 2014 , 128 min. Following the death of their mother, two brothers embark on a surreal road trip from Athens to Thessaloniki to find their estranged father in this alternately poignant and bold fable from Greece.... Read more