The Refugee Restaurateurs
Canadian Premiere - 5mins - 2019 - United States - English
Directed by Michael Steves
Produced by Lucas San Juan and Andy Madeleine
This is the story of Nadia and Mamba, a refugee couple from Burundi pursuing their dream of bringing African food to the heart of Detroit. After being forced to flee their home country because of Nadia’s human rights activism, the couple and their twin daughters started a new life in the United States. As Nadia developed a talent for cooking, Mamba joined her to become Detroit’s first East African restaurateurs…and together build their own American Dream.
Screening at "Shorts Program"
Location: The Royal Cinema, 608 College St. Toronto