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Film Title: Jawab-e-Shikwa

Artist: Ameen Abdullah

Country: United Arab Emirates

Genre: Experimental

Time Category: Under 5 minutes

Film Title: Doomsday Beckons Change

Artist: Amyn Khan

Country: Kenya

Genre: Experimental

Time Category: Under 5 minutes

The Bhakta and Dhalla families share their adoption experiences.

Each year, thousands of North Americans adopt orphaned or abandoned children, and make a lifelong commitment to love and care for them. Two Ismaili families share their personal stories of adoption, and journeys they undertook to bring their children home.

Sabeen Virani in Aleppo at the Church of St. Simeo

Sabeen Virani talks about the growing phenomenon of young people across North America going overseas to study, work, or volunteer. She recounts her own experience in Syria as well as other individuals’ ventures to places like Sudan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uganda.

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