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Reclaiming His Role in Life: A Refugee's Return to the Stage

Jasmin Geljo escaped the Bosnian war and moved to Canada as a refugee in 1993. The life he left behind—as an actor on a famous TV show—disappeared and Geljo picked up odd jobs to survive. With diligence, he learned to speak English and began acting again. Now, 20 years later, he's back in the game and thriving.

This Great Big Story was co-developed with TIFF.