In 2021, USA for IOM and IOM Washington hosted the first-ever Global Migration Film Festival via Twitter Space. This event took place on Thursday, December 16th,  featuring:

Luca Dall’Oglio

Chief of Mission of IOM Washington 

Tolu Olubunmi

USA for IOM board member and executive producer of Five Years North 

Chris Temple

Director of Five Years North

Manu Meel

CEO of BridgeUSA 

Elena Zarandona

Owner and clinical director of a bilingual mental health practice 

John Amaya

Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security senior advisor

Sarnata Reynolds

Director of Policy at Immigration Hub

The event featured a discussion about Five Years North, a powerful film that juxtaposes the stories of a 16-year-old undocumented Guatemalan boy who just arrived alone in New York City and a Latina ICE officer navigating new immigration priorities.

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