The Film ‘Flee’ Reveals The Truth About A Man’s Untold Refugee Story

The film Flee has already made Oscars history: it’s the first to be nominated for best documentary, animated feature and international film.

Flee tells the story of a boy whose family left Afghanistan in the 1990s.

Now an adult and identified by an alias to protect him and his family, Amin Nawabi reveals a painful secret about his childhood journey to Denmark—a secret he has told almost no one.

The film opens with the question: “What does the word ‘home’ mean to you?”

Nawabi gives NPR his first interview with a news outlet, along with the director of “Flee,” Jonas Poher Rasmussen.

In participating regions, you’ll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what’s going on in your community.

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