When 21-year-old Riqie won a green card lottery in his home country Kenya, it was a ticket to the American dream. The reality of life when he arrived was more complicated. His dark history and uncertain future come to light as he works to become a leader in his adopted home of Lowell, Massachusetts.
A short documentary by Cameron Zohoori
Made in association with the Lewis Hine Fellows Program at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, and the United Teen Equality Center in Lowell, MA.
"Geometría del Universo" by Colleen
Written by Cecile Schott (SACEM)
Used courtesy of Cecile Schott and Second Language