NC State Refugee Program Advisory Council
A few good Books & Movies about Refugees & Immigration:
· Welcoming the Stranger – Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate By Matthew Sorens and Jenny Hwang
· The Middle of Everywhere – Helping refugees enter the American Community By Mary Pipher
· A Long Way Gone – Memoires of a Child Soldier By Ishmael Beah
· The Spirit Catches you and You Fall Down – A Hmong child, Her American Doctors and a Collision of Cultures By Anne Fadiman
· They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky – The true story of three Sudanese Lost Boys By Benjamin Ajak
· When Broken Glass Floats- Growing up Under the Khmer Rouge By Chanrithy Him
· Asylum Denied – A refugee’s struggle for safety in America By David Ngaruri Kenney
· The Kite Runner – A young boys perspective of the fall of Afghanistan and the rise of the Taliban By Khaled Hosseini
· Gran Torino 2008 movie with Clint Eastwood
· Beyond Rangoon 1995 movie based on true story about an American in Burma during the democratic uprising
· Rain in a Dry Land 2006 documentary chronicles life of two Somali Bantu families in the U.S. through several years
· El Norte 1983 movie about two Guatemalan siblings who undertake the treacherous journey north after their family is killed by the army.
· In This World Journey of 2 Afghan Asylum Seekers in the journey to the UK through human smugglers.