• Far From Home

  • Far From Home

Unforgettable stories of people far away from where they come from, but still finding something called home.

Short Films

American Baghdad

Nearly 25% of the population of the town of El Cajon in San Diego county are Iraqi refugees, mostly of Christian descent. These are some of their stories.

My Aleppo

Thousands of miles away in South Africa, but connected through the Internet, the Abdullah family watches daily as their family, nation and beloved hometown are destroyed.

Sea Breeze

An unexpected and ambiguous friendship develops after a young Filipino migrant worker and an aging shopkeeper who misses her son, come across an abandoned baby whom they take to the police.


Having survived a dangerous voyage, six-year-old Mohamed hides on a beach, waiting for his mother to join him in their new country.

2016 ShortFest Archive