UnSettled: Doc on LGBTQ Asylum Seekers Debuts on WORLD Channel

Mari and Cheyenne, forced to flee their native Angola because they are a lesbian couple. (Photo: YouTube)

The WORLD Channel series DocWORLD will premiere the film Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America from filmmaker Tom Shepard Sunday, June 28 at 10pm ET/7pm PT.

Following four young members of the LGBTQ community, Unsettled takes viewers into the lives and struggles of asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East who are fleeing persecution, death threats and more in their homelands but often find new types of hardships as they arrive in San Francisco and attempt to start new lives.

Check out the trailer below:

Unsettled premieres on Sunday, June 28 at 10pm ET/7pm PT on WORLD Channel and worldchannel.org.

This post is curated by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., founder & editor-in-chief of The Burton Wire. Follow Nsenga on Twitter @Ntellectual. 

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