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“For A Better Life” Film Screening & Discussion Panel

Yasmin Mistry

Sep 2013

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Forum Event
Event Time:
Dec 9, 2017
Posted on:
October 17, 2017

For A Better Life,” is the newest documentary short film produced by the Foster Care Film and Community Engagement Project (FCFCEP).

Film Synopsis:
Sold for $100 at the age of 5, Fekri suffers through years of abuse before his plight is discovered. After almost a year of hospitalization and therapy Fekri moves into a group home where he finds support, mentorship, and eventual forgiveness towards the family which sold him.

Event Details:

Saturday, December 9, 2017 5 – 7 p.m.
Halyards Bar
406 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215

A filmmaker Q&A and moderated discussion panel about foster care and child trafficking will follow the screening. Panelists will be announced shortly.

Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will directly benefit foster youth served by City Living NY. City Living NY provides household goods and social support for youth aging out of the foster care system. 

Limited seating available. Tickets available HERE.


This event is sponsored in part by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

For more information about FCFCEP, visit and follow the Foster Care Film on Facebook at and on Twitter @FosterCareFilm.


To learn more about City Living NY at

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