Tag: refugees

The art of displacement: Mobiles on the migrant trail

The Fazili family shoots their perilous journey from Afghanistan through the Balkan migration route to an uncertain future on three mobile phones.

From «success story» to chaos and confusion

But Now is Perfect tells the story of how a small local village in the south of Italy opened up their community and welcomed refugees seeking a better future in Europe. But it is also a story about loss and tragedy.

Theo Angelopoulos, the filmmaker of migration

In Letter to Theo, French director Élodie Lélu revisits Angelopoulos’ unfinished film, reminiscing on their collaborative work on the project that was in some ways prophetic of the present-day Greece.

Exodus – Catch 22

The Chinese contemporary artist and filmmaker Weiwei delivers a captivating life and death fresco of homeless hordes of people in Technicolor.

Re-humanizing refugees

With a calm and unobtrusive approach, filmmaker and anthropologist Laurent Van Lancker lets inhabitants of the now demolished Calais camp describe their separate society on their own terms.
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Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

The screening of Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt was followed by a panel debate.

Stay Away. We are the Horror

Questioning Australia’s Refugee Politics.

GIANFRANCO ROSI: The Fire at Sea

«Unless we change our course of direction, our xenophobic politics will lead to the collapse of Europe, » says Gianfranco Rosi, the film maker behind the winner at the Film from the South festival, the Lampedusa-documentary «Fire at Sea» (in cinemas now).

Refugees, aestheticized

Can a refugee in a film become too aesthetic, losing his ethical relevance?

Some things only come out at night

Nikolaus Geyrhalter travels to the dark side of a Europe filled with lives at night: loneliness, sadness, death, refugees, drunken and somewhat foolish people, sex for money, illness and surveillance.
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