Independent Lens

Welcome to Lancaster

Clip: Special | 6m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

Welcome to Lancaster is a short documentary looking at differing views on refugees in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a place famous for its own persecuted religious communities. While a former member of the Amish church has started a conservative PAC and is against allowing refugees to settle in the United States, a couple who are reformed Mennonites take Somali war refugees into their home.

Aired: 11/07/18

Expired: 11/13/21

Rating: NR

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Life and Death in Brooks County

Interview

Life and Death in Brooks County

Missing in Brooks County filmmakers talk about why they wanted to tell this gripping but harrowing story, how they were able to get different perspectives, and whether they've been able to get the documentary in front of politicians.

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