“We Are Not Princesess”: Sanctuary Kitchen Film Screening & Talk Back with Syrian Refugee Chefs

  • Organization Name:
    CitySeed, Inc.

  • Organization City:
    New Haven

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  • Grant Summary:

    The project is a collaboration between Sanctuary Kitchen—a culinary program at CitySeed that works works with refugee and immigrant chefs—the team behind “We Are Not Princesses”—a documentary film about Syrian refugee women who come together to tell their stories through the Greek play Antigone. Funding will enable Sanctuary Kitchen to host a film screening on November 6, 2019, with Syrian chefs catering the reception, and a talk-back that shares the stories, culture and cuisine of Syrian refugees with the New Haven community.

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