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Sanctuary: An African Epic

USA, 1982 (MIFF 1983)

Director: Dick Young

A current look at the problems, welfare. and potential solutions for refugees in Africa: New arrivals who have fled for their lives, refugees who have been repatriated, and refugees who have become citizens of the country to which they have fled.

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