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Film-maker unravels “untold story” of Jewish refugees

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Vivienne Roumani. UN Photo/Andita Listyarini

A filmmaker has been speaking at the UN about the “untold story” of 850,000 Jewish refugees who fled from Arab countries in the late 1940s.

Vivienne Roumani is the creator of “The Last Jews of Libya”, a documentary about one Jewish family forced to leave the North African country, due to persecution.

Andita Listyarini spoke to Ms Roumani about her work and what inspired her to make the film.

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