Immigration

Armando Capó

In Cuba during the summer of 1994 — in the midst of the so-called Special Period in Time of Peace, when the island’s economic fortunes plummeted…

Chelsea Hernandez

In Texas, construction workers face the deadliest conditions in the country. “Building the American Dream” follows three immigrant families who…

Carin Goeijers

On the run from an arranged marriage with an elderly man, Becky arrives in Europe — via Libya — from her native country of Nigeria. Becky could…

Jonathan Schienberg

Jamil Sunsin is the only person in his family born in the U.S. His parents and sister came from Honduras and lived in the U.S. for a decade before…

A selection of tales from different countries that speak to our universal connections.

Rachid Hami

When violinist Simon Daoud is hired to teach the violin to a class of unruly junior-high-school students in an immigrant suburb of Paris, his…

Ai Weiwei

"The Rest" — by acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei — documents the plight of refugees who arrive in Europe, the world's purported bastion of human rights…

Nadav Lapid

In Paris, things do not exactly get off to a good start for the newly arrived Yoav. He knocks on the door of the flat where he’s supposed to stay…

Guillaume Brac

The delightful “Treasure Island” follows the patrons and staff members of a water park in the Paris suburbs over the course of a summer season.…

Laura Luchetti

In Italy’s Sardinia — full of both beauty and hidden dangers — two adolescents who have been abused and damaged by life escape together to start…

Tom Shepard

“Unsettled” choncicles the journeys of four LGBTQ refugees who come to the U.S., specifically the “gay mecca” of San Francisco, to escape…