Well-Founded Fear
Directed by
Shari Robertson
Michael Camerini
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P.O.V. - Season 12
Original Airing
Jun 05 1999
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Well-Founded Fear

Well-Founded Fear is a 2000 documentary film from directors Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini. The film takes its title from the formal definition of a refugee under the UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, as a person who deserves protection, "owing to a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion.” The film analyzes the US asylum process by following several asylum ... more on Wikipedia

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