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UMass Boston Film Series: Where Heaven Meets Hell

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Sasha Friedlander's The World Before Her will have its Boston Premiere at UMass Boston as part of the UMass Boston Film Series.

Boston Premiere

Where Heaven Meets Hell follows 4 of the nearly 500 sulfur miners working at Kawah Ijen, an active volcano in Indonesia. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the endemic poverty and lack of education that haunts their community. Drawing strength from their families and their Muslim faith, the miners search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs.

A Q&A with filmmaker Sasha Friedlander will follow the free screening.

For more information on this film or the other films in the UMass Boston Film Series, call 617.230.7846 or email If you require disability-related accomodations, please visit

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.

Event Cost: Free