Events Calendar
Nov 2
18:30 - 21:30
Free Screening of Ai Weiwei's 'Human Flow'

World-renowned artist, activist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today's 65 million forcibly displaced individuals.

Filmed over one year, 'Human Flow' was shot by 25 film crews in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Iraq, Israel, Mexico, Pakistan, Palestine, Serbia, Syria, Turkey and elsewhere. World-renowned artist, activist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today's 65 million forcibly displaced individuals – the highest number ever – forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives.

The film will be preceded by a short film.

Screened in partnership with School of Arts' MA Curating Students and Studio 3 Gallery. 

'World-renowned artist, activist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today's 65 million forcibly displaced individuals-the highest number ever-forced out of their homes by war, famine, and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Refugee and migration issues have been a continuous topic through the ancient times, to the modern times. Our Taiwanese artist Peihang Huang's paintings reflect this at Studio 3 Gallery's 'Beyond the Barricade' exhibition.'

— Jiadi, MA Curating Group

Free tickets are available to book via the Gulbenkian website here. Donations are welcome for Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN).

Location

Cinema,
The Gulbenkian,
University of Kent,
Canterbury,
Kent,
CT2 7NB
United Kingdom
Map

Details

Open to all,

Free, but donations to Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN) welcome



Contact: Georgia Miller
E: arts@kent.ac.uk
T: 01227 827228
School of Arts

 

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