As nations across the world grapple with their response to the Syrian refugee crisis, communities and local lawmakers return to the question of how to best support newly arrived refugees in their communities. Lost Boys of Sudan (POV 2004) follows two young Dinka refugees, Peter and Santino, through their first year in America. Their struggle asks us to rethink what it means to be an American.
Lost Boys of Sudan is now available for free community screenings from the POV lending library. Screen the film at your local library, refugee support organization or school. The film is also available for free streaming through August 8, 2016 here.
There are just a few quick steps to register your screening and borrow the DVD:
- Register in the POV Community Network.
- Activate your account: Check your inbox for an activation link and temporary password. (email firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not receive this email).
- Request: Log in to your account and click “Create an Event” to register the screening.
Explore additional resources around Lost Boys of Sudan:
- Read an update on the subjects of the film.
- Lost Childhoods: Exploring the Consequences of Collective Violence – a lesson plan featuring three POV films.
- Lost Boys of Sudan POV Discussion Guide: Includes background information on the conflict in Sudan, Sudanese refugees and the “Lost Boys.”
- Photo Gallery: Refugee Children Tell Their Stories
- Essay: One Day I Had to Run
- Interviews: In Search of a Durable Solution
Have questions about the POV Community Network or how to set up a screening? Email the POV Community Engagement and Education team at email@example.com.
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