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The Office of Mission & Identity has three tickets to the upcoming double feature during Journey’s End Refugee Services film festival. Think about going if you’d like to learn more about Journey’s End, their many services and about our refugee community here in WNY.
If you would like a ticket (or 2, or 3), contact Sarah Signorino, director of mission and identity, at If you can’t make this date, tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis for the rest of year.


“Renga for the West & Refugees of Shangri-La:” Friday, November 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Read below for more information about the organization and the films that will be shown.

Journey’s End Refugee Services Inc. cordially invites you to a very special film festival on refugees in 2018-19 beginning with a series of extraordinary documentaries on the refugee experience in the U.S. and culminating in a two-day grand finale of three outstanding international films to celebrate World Refugee Day in June.

Proceeds will benefit the many programs at Journey’s End, which serve thousands of refugees, immigrants, asylees and other communities in Western New York each year. Please visit the website to learn more about the vital programs and initiatives for clients. The film festival has been curated to make this the most exciting and unique cinematic “happening” in Buffalo over the next year. Whether you are passionate about the plight of refugees or just love great, thought-provoking filmmaking, we have something for everyone. Congolese auteurs in Montana; poetry and paintings of Baghdad; refugees confronting white supremacy in Maine; a women-run food truck in Beirut; a Syrian, a Finn and a sushi restaurant in Helsinki are just the beginning.

All films are in English with subtitles and will be screened in the theater at Journey’s End, conveniently located in the Tri-Main Center at 2495 Main Street, Suite 530, Buffalo, NY, 14214. There is ample parking in lots on Halbert, Jewett and Rodney Streets. For more information, email Sarah Signorino at or follow Journey’s End on Facebook for the latest news and views on refugee issues and the film festival.

Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, Mission & Identity