Emmanuel Jal: WarChild

FEATURE | Sep 19 • 7pm
Photo: Emmanuel Jal

a fundraiser for Inland Refugee Society

Trailer • Official Site • Cause
VIFF Vancity Theatre

♦ Q&A session with film maker Karim Chrobog via Skype ♦

Emmanuel Jal (born Jal Jok c. 1980) is a South Sudanese musician and former child soldier. While performing at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival Jal announced that he would be moving to Canada.

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The Inland Refugee Society of British Columbia

is a non-profit, non-governmental agency dedicated to providing assistance to families and individuals seeking refugee protection in Canada. Inland works in partnership with other refugee services organizations to prevent homelessness and hunger, and support social and economic integration in Canada. Inland assists refugee claimants to meet their immediate needs and adapt to their new home by helping to ensure that their basic needs are met, including housing, clothing, food and transportation & free English classes.

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Reel Causes partners with filmmakers and Canadian causes dedicated to addressing global social justice issues. We host film screenings followed by a Q&A session to educate and inspire our community, and provide a forum for authentic conversation aroundF the issues that affect us locally.

City of Vancouver
BC Arts Council
Canada Council for the Arts
SFU's Vancity Office of Community  Engagement
Consumer Protection BC