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The Thing with Feathers

The Thing with Feathers 350 482 Forest City Film Festival

Description: “The Thing of Feathers’ is a documentary about a group of ambitious and resilient refugee women here in London, Ontario. Most of these women left their homes and families behind in Syria and Iraq and fled the war zone to come and have a second shot at a better life in Canada and a local business that is helping them achieve their dreams. Their stories are empowering.
At the end of the day, this is a story about hope. Hope, the one thing that gives them the power to keep going.
“Because “Hope” is the thing with feathers –
That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all -…” – Emily Dickinson”

SWO Connection: This was filmed in London Ontario Canada by a crew of comprising of film students from Fanshawe College’s Advanced Filmmaking program.

Run Time: 14:32 min