Mountainfilm Commitment Grant
In a world of untold millions of refugees, is there any refuge left? “I was just trying to find some place where I will be safe,” says Alpha, from Guinea. “I’m no longer afraid of much because I’ve been through a lot of things,” says Zeferino, from Congo. These two men fled brutal persecution and endured a perilous journey, only to be put into indefinite detention when they reached the U.S. border. Then, the legal battle to win asylum was a new torture.
- Sylvia Johnson