March 26 – April 5, 2020

Santuario

Synopsis

Juana Luz Tobar Ortega immigrated to the United States over 25 years ago as an asylum seeker from Guatemala. But in 2017, she was told that she had 30 days to leave the country or be deported. Refusing to leave her family and home, Juana took sanctuary at an unfamiliar church in Greensboro, NC.

This work screens as part of the NC Shorts 1 block of short documentary films

Screenings