19 days /
written and directed by Asha Siad & Roda Siad.
[Montreal, Que.] : National Film Board of Canada, 2016.
1 videodisc (27 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
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[Montreal, Que.] : National Film Board of Canada, 2016.
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publisher #
153C 9916 017
credits note
Producer, David Christensen ; director of photography, Patrick McLaughlin ; editor, Paul Mortimer.
general note
This DVD does not have scene selection.
"This short documentary follows several refugee families during their first 19 days in Canada, as they navigate an unfamiliar terrain that has suddenly become their home. Located in the quiet Calgary neighbourhood of Bridgeland, the Margaret Chisholm Resettlement Centre is the starting point for government-assisted refugees who arrive in the city. During the 19-day timeline established by the federal government, an initial assessment is done and refugees are assisted with everything from airport reception and orientation to referrals, documents, and counselling. 19 Days reveals the human side of the refugee resettlement process. A unique look at the global migration crisis and one particular stage of asylum, it lays plain the realities faced on the difficult road towards integration."--NFB website.
language note
In English and various other languages with English subtitles, with optional French subtitles ; closed captioned.
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technical details
DVD, multizone NTSC ; widescreen (16:9); Dolby digital 5.1 or 2.0.

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