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The Tiny Irish Island That Will Welcome American Refugees

Jul 19, 2016 | 682 videos
Video by MEL Films

Inishturk, Ireland, has a population of 58 and its people—according to a widely circulated Internet rumor—have offered refuge to any Americans who want to flee from a Donald Trump presidency. This charming documentary by MEL Films, Make Inishturk Great Again, takes us to the sparsely inhabited island to get the locals’ perspectives on America, the presidential election, and what Trump has said about Ireland. The film has an obvious perspective on Trump that is far from impartial, but it’s entertaining and adventurous nonetheless. To see more films from MEL, visit their website and Vimeo page.

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Author: Nadine Ajaka

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