[slideshow id=11] Boulder’s annual International Film Festival wrapped up over the weekend, with films on topics ranging from the Dalai Lama to Jean Claude Van Damme. One of the films screened at the festival was Come Back to Sudan, about Sudanese refugees living in Colorado who make a journey back to their homeland. Colorado College graduate Daniel Junge directed the film. KRCC’s Michelle Mercer caught up with the award-winning documentary filmmaker in Boulder and has this report.

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More information on the documentary and on Sudanese men and women currently living in Colorado is available at Colorado Friends of the Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan.

 

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