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FAR FROM HOME

Directed by Galen Knowles
74 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated

**Post-film Q&A with subject of the film Brolin Mawejje and Executive Producer Phil Hessler.

Born in Uganda into to an abusive family with a mother who left when he was two years old, Brolin Mawejje had little hope for the future, until his mother reappeared with immigration papers inviting him to join her in Boston. Now 20 years old, Brolin is a top snowboarder and aspires to be the first snowboarder to represent an African country in the Olympics while simultaneously pursuing a career in medicine.

Featured, Films Without Borders, Salt Lake City

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 @ 7:00 PM9:00 PM MST