The Refugee Hotel

October 26 – November 13, 2016
The Segal Centre
Box Office: 514.739.7944

By Carmen Aguirre
Director Paulina B. Abarca-Cantin

A dark comedy about exile, love and the Canadian resettlement experienceTold from the point of view of a young woman looking back on her childhood,
award-winning writer Carmen Aguirre poignantly chronicles the true story
of a wave of Chilean refugees who are placed at a hotel in downtown Montreal in 1974,
following the aftermath of the brutal Chilean coup d’état, one of the watershed moments of the Cold War.