Making Buffalo Home | Community Filmmaker | Beri Wais


In this community filmmaker video from Making Buffalo Home, Beri Wais shares her story of fleeing the war in Syria and seeking refuge in the Kurdistan region. In late 2016, she resettled in Buffalo, while some of her family ended up caught in the 2017 travel ban, unable to join her for many months. She worries about the safety of her two other sisters, who remain in the Kurdistan region.


Title: Making Buffalo Home | Community Filmmaker | Beri Wais

Format: Video

Clean of Graphics: No

Type: Interstitial/Promo

Subject(s): Politics, Other

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: Buffalo Toronto Public Media

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 03/16/2020

Runtime: 00:04:46

Main Asset File Size: 1.77 GB

Rights Information:

  • Media Rights: All manner and media: non-commercial only
  • Territory (*Please note: all internet exploitation of this program must be geo-limited to the specified territory): North America (including US, Canada, their territories and possessions)
  • Term: In perpetuity
  • Releases: Unlimited
  • Editing Allowed?: No
  • Digital Classroom Rights: Yes
  • Promotional Use: No

Sensitive Material: N/A

Special Instructions: N/A

Language: English


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