PENN FILMAID
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Congratulations to the 2019-20 Board!

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Penn FilmAid Board! See the announcement of the incoming board's election results here.

OUR MISSION

Through collaborative film and media production, training, and screenings, Penn FilmAid aims to spark conversations, raise awareness of the global refugee crisis, and identify and take actionable steps to positively impact the lives of refugees, as well as refugee policy.







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Penn FilmAid co-presidents, Sonari Chidi and Nicholas Escobar, win the Sol Feinstone Undergraduate Award for their work with the organisation

Penn News Today: "Penn FilmAid students assemble "welcome baskets" at HIAS Pennsylvania"

At HIAS Pennsylvania, which provides services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers, on the Day of Service the students used the items collected from the supply drive to assemble "welcome baskets" for incoming refugees.

UPenn: "A Journey of Discovery in Kenya"

Louisa Shepard writes about the Penn-in-Kenya trip behind Penn FIlmAid in a piece accompanied by a short video by Alex Schein and here featured on the UPenn homepage.

The Inquirer"In Kenya, Penn students experience refugee camp life" 

August 2nd, 2017

Adia H. Robinson, Staff Writer at The Inquirer with Philly.com writes about the trip to Kakuma and Kalobeyei that gave rise to the Penn FilmAid club in Philadelphia. 





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