After Arrival: Victoria Premiere Oct 28

You are invited to Cafe Simpatico for the Victoria premiere of an exciting and thougthful new documentary film: After Arrival.

Launched as part of the World Refugee Day events in Canada, in 2021 this film showcases the incredible journey of three LGBTQIA+ refugee claimants who have become leaders in our community. It gives a glimlpse into the experience of Dennis Juarez, Kristi Pinderi (he/him), and Norma Lize.

These remarkable individuals all arrived in Canada as refugee claimants and they each made significant community impact through their leadership.

Thanks to the Coalition for Survivors of Torture for the film see: The film will be followed by a discussion adn Q&A session with local activists.

Friday October 28th
Doors: 7pm
Film: 7:30pm
Paul Phillips Hall, Fernwood Community Association, 1923 Fernwood Road.

Refreshments and Nicaraguan Organic Fair Trade coffee available.

All welcome. Admission by donation.

Come see old friends and familiar facts.

Presented by the Victoria Central America Support Committee (CASC)

If you live in Victoria or nearby Saanich, Oak Bay, or Esquimalt and need a ride to Cafe please call Robbie at 250-383-0674.