Friday, January 27, 4:45 pm, Showplace

Syrian Eagles

Syrian Eagles

  • Aisha Jamal and Lucius Dechausay
  • 12 minutes
  • 2016
  • Canada
  • Friday, January 27, 4:45 pm, Showplace
Sponsored by The New Canadians Centre

Toronto. Soccer. Syrians. From the trauma of war to the stories of team players

When Abdo flees Syria, he must find a way to re-establish himself in Toronto. Soon he is coaching a team of Syrian refugee soccer players.

Post-film discussion at Whitepath Consulting

Continue the (canoe) conversation! Join some of the filmmakers and subjects of River Song, Syrian Eagles, Dreams of Electric City and Oshkigmong, as we open up conversations between First Peoples, new Canadians and settlers. Come to share a bit of your story, and to learn from the newest and oldest members of our community.
Facilitated by the Nogojiwanong Youth Solidarity Initiative.