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Reel to Real: Human Flow
March 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
We are very excited to announce that this months Reel to Real, in collaboration with Massive Outpouring of Love: D&G Refugee Action, is Human Flow, a new film by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
Reel to Real will start with a small Syrian Buffet provided by MOOL, so please come early! The film will begin at 7pm, with a Q&A to follow.
Suggested donation: £3 to cover film costs will be collected.
Please RSVP to guarantee your seats here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/reel-to-real-human-flow-tickets-44329142659
‘Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.
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, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Turkey.
Human Flow comes at a crucial time when tolerance, compassion and trust are needed more than ever.
Will our global society emerge from fear, isolation, and self-interest and choose a path of openness, freedom, and respect for humanity?’