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Syracuse.com

A good look at Utica featuring some of the characters from the film.

In advance of a screening in the Syracuse area, Jules Struck took a deep dive for this article.

https://www.syracuse.com/living/2022/05/they-saved-this-town-refugees-poured-into-utica-and-cleared-the-rust-from-a-dying-industrial-city.html

Palm Springs International Film Festival!

We're Headed for the Palm Springs International Film Festival!

Utica: The Last Refuge In competition for the Bridging the Borders Award and the Local Jury Award.

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Vermont Public Radio

Interview with refugee expert, Pablo Bose

An interview with UVM Prof. Pablo Bose about resettlement in Brattleboro and our documentary.

https://www.vpr.org/vpr-news/2022-05-11/the-latchis-theater-in-brattleboro-will-screen-a-new-film-on-refugee-resettlement

Palm Springs Life

Utica: The Last Refuge, a "Top Pick to See”

After our film was a “top pick to see” of two of the festival programmers, the Palm Springs International Film Festival was canceled due to covid outbreak.

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UTLR Blog

Screenings at the Stanley Theater, a Local Landmark

Over two "cast and crew" screenings, over 1600 people attended in the huge and beautifully restored landmark that is the Stanley Theater, itself a symbol of resilience.

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The River - Radio

Monte Belmonte interviews Loch, promoting Brattleboro screenings

The documentary is running for a week in Brattleboro, which has recently begun resettling Afghans. We're excited to show them what they might expect!

https://wrsi.com/monte/

Interview with Bill Keeler hosting Loch Phillipps

Director Loch Phillipps is interviewed on the Keeler in the Morning show

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WIBX-AM

interview with Bill Keeler hosting Dave Chanatry (part 2)

Bill Keeler interviews Producer David Chanatry (Part 2)

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WIBX-AM

interview with Bill Keeler hosting Dave Chanatry (part 1)

Bill Keeler interviews Producer David Chanatry (Part 1)

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WMAC

Documentary Explores How Refugees Have Changed Utica

Jim Levulis interviews Director Loch Phillipps

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