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A Screening and Panel Discussion: Human Flow

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Simon Fraser University

Robert C. Brown Hall 8888 University Dr.

Burnaby, BC

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"When there is nowhere to go, nowhere is home"

Join us as we embark on a powerful film journey about the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.

About Human Flow:

Human Flow is an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei. Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Turkey. Human Flow is a witness to its subjects and their desperate search for safety, shelter and justice: from teeming refugee camps to perilous ocean crossings to barbed-wire borders; from dislocation and disillusionment to courage, endurance and adaptation; from the haunting lure of lives left behind to the unknown potential of the future. Human Flow comes at a crucial time when tolerance, compassion and trust are needed more than ever. This visceral work of cinema is a testament to the unassailable human spirit and poses one of the questions that will define this century: Will our global society emerge from fear, isolation, and self-interest and choose a path of openness, freedom, and respect for humanity?

Watch trailer here: https://youtu.be/DVZGyTdk_BY


The film will be followed by a panel and reception. More information to follow.

This event is free of charge and is open to public.


*We acknowledge that this event is taking place at SFU Burnaby, located on unceded Indigenous land belonging to the Coast Salish peoples; including the territories of the Musqueam, Skxwú7mesh, Kwikwetlem & Tsleil-Waututh nations


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