Making Buffalo Home

Community Filmmaker | Tito Ruiz - The Story of Nelson Modi

Clip | 7m 32s  | Video has closed captioning.

In this community filmmaker video from Making Buffalo Home, Tito Ruiz shares footage he’s gathered over the last four years to share the story of his friend Nelson, who fled South Sudan and resettled in Buffalo when he was only six years old. While Nelson found a sense of community at the local boxing gym, he would still face challenges and experience trauma and loss in his new city.

Aired: 12/22/20

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Making Buffalo Home is a local public television program presented by WNED PBS.

Making Buffalo Home is funded by Rich Products Corporation and Rich Family Foundation.