Welcome to Vermont Four Stories of Resettled Identity (2008)

Welcome to Vermont Four Stories of Resettled Identity
Welcome to Vermont four stories of resettled identity a 65minute documentary offers a nuanced view of lives of forcibly displaced people once they have achieved their ultimate desire to resettle in the US and live the American dream In four vignettes it takes us inside the daily lives of four families from Bosnia Somalia Iraq and Rwanda who have recently resettled in Vermont one of the smallest and most homogeneous states in the country The documentary raises questions about identity assimilation and diversity and explores how the adaptation process differs from one ethnic group to another from one individual to the next Welcome to Vermont is an intimate portrait of communities grappling to reframe their identities as they strive to build their lives in America By sharing the stories featured in the film Welcome to Vermont aims to engage the general public educators and students in a humanistic dialogue about diversity and tolerance
DirectorMira Niagolova

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:January 1st, 2008
Original Language:English
Production Companies:Mira Productions