In a tent at a gas station in Greece lives a six year old boy. Menwar and his family fled the Syrian war hoping to find peace in Europe, but when they finally arrived they found a continent that didn't want them, a continent that had closed its borders to them. Now they face the biggest decision of their lives: will they give up the dream of Europe and follow the police to a prison-like government camp or break all the rules and make an illegal run for the border?
Did You Know?
The Atlantic Council in Washington D.C. invited director Ida Theresa Myklebost and co-producer Jasmine El-Gamal to screen "Unwelcome" for a select audience including the former deputy general of NATO Alexander Vershbow, followed by a discussion about the state of the Syrian refugee crisis and the experience of working as filmmakers in a refugee camp. See more