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Sunday
29
APR

Human Flow: Screening and Livestream Q&A with the Director

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Directed by internationally renowned artist Ai WeiWei, Human Flow is a sprawling and heartbreaking exploration of the global refugee crisis. Captured over the course of a year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent stories that stretches through Afghanistan, Greece, Iraq, Kenya, Mexico, Turkey and beyond.

The UN Sustainable Development Platform (Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs) represent a touchstone for humanity to address global problems, including people who flee due to famine (SDG 2), climate change (SDG 13) and war (SDG 16). 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? Human Flow comes at a crucial time when tolerance, compassion and trust are needed more than ever.

GECCO (Global Empowerment Coalition of the Central Okanagan, a Chapter of the BC Council for International Cooperation) and Okanagan College invite you to join them at the college Theatre (S104) for a screening and livestream event. Bring your reusable mug to enjoy some fairtrade coffee and tea.

Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/241594135