Vancouver Filmmaker set out to show different sides to refugee issue

January 24, 2019

By Vancouver Sun |

Anaïsa Visser’s short film Bordered tells the story of two Syrian women refugees who come in contact with an American veteran and border patrol agent as they attempt to walk from the U.S. into Canada.

If you haven’t yet decided on weekend plans do yourself a favour and make time for the Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF).

On at the Vancity Theatre Jan. 25-26 the VFSS is a great way to pack a lot of stories into just a couple of hours.

Vancouver resident Anaïsa Visser’s new film Bordered, a fictional 15-minute short film that looks at the refugee issue through the eyes of a pair of Syrian women and an American border guard is one of the 39 films on this year’s VSFF roster.

Recently Visser took some time away from travels in Pakistan to answer our email Q&A.

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