Maine Public Film Series

I Come From Away: An Immigrant in Maine

Special | 56m 51s  | Video has closed captioning.

Nyamuon Nguany Machar, a charismatic 30-year-old African woman, arrived in Portland with her Ethiopian & Sudanese parents as war-torn refugees. David Zwalita Mota tells the story of his life & death journey with his young family to get to Maine, walking through Central America, stepping over dead bodies & being shot by gangs. The film encapsulates of the national debate surrounding immigration.

Aired: 02/17/22

Rating: NR

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