Immigrating to Illinois in 2017; A ‘Certificate of Innocence;’ What Film Can Teach Us About Empathy

April 18, 2017
A group of Syrian refugees in Chicago

Chicago area Syrian refugees gather for a group picture at a Syrian Community Network event honoring World Refugee Day in June 2016.

Syrian Community Network

On the 21st: We talked about what it's like to immigrate to Illinois in the current political climate. We also learned why a man serving a life sentence was released from prison, and get a preview of tomorrow's Ebertfest panels about the role of art and films in promoting empathy.