a public event
Story of an Afghan woman's flight from the Taliban and the obstacles thrown in her way in seeking asylum in the United States. Starring Juliette Lewis.
Inspired by true events, Chasing Freedom is the story of an ambitious corporate lawyer who takes on the pro bono case of a young Afghan woman who has fled the repressive Taliban regime to request political asylum in the U.S. The film is a sobering depiction the obstacles that asylum-seekers face in gaining legal protection in this country.
Screening to be followed by a panel discussion moderated by
USC Law Professor Niels Frenzen
Please also join us at 6:30 for refreshments and a networking reception
Sponsored by Active Voice and:
UCLA International Institute
UCLA Law School
Other community participants include:
CLINIC, African Community Resource Center, Asian Pacific American Legal Committee, and others
UCLA parking is available at $7
Tel: (310) 206-8578
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