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Ai Weiwei Melds Art and Activism in Shows About Displacement
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Robin Pogremin.When migrants were forced to evacuate the Idomeni refugee camp along the Greek-Macedonian border, the Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei came to gather what they left behind. Mr. Ai did not haul back to his Berlin studio only...
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‘Fire at Sea’ Strikes a Nerve on the Migrant Crisis: ‘What Can I Do?’
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Rachel Donadio. New York Times. For a film that makes use of long silences, Gianfranco Rosi’s documentary “Fire at Sea,” about the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa — for years the European point of arrival for boatloads of North African...
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The struggle for Libyan oil wells
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Aldo Premoli. On September 11th, Libyan National Army (LNA) forces under General Khalifa Haftar have launched an offensive on the oil facilities in Ras Lanuf, al-Sidr, Az-Zuwaytinah, and Berga in the Gulf of Sirte. Until that moment, the sites had...
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London Migration Film Festival. 11-13 Nov 2016
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We like it. Migration is often relegated into the corners of the film industry, with films that solely focus on negative experience of displacement. Our aim is to portray the diversity, nuance and subjective experience within migration - in order...
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The new political divide
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AS POLITICAL theatre, America’s party conventions have no parallel. Activists from right and left converge to choose their nominees and celebrate conservatism (Republicans) and progressivism (Democrats). But this year was different, and not just because Hillary Clinton became the first...
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The moment my dinghy sank in the Med
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It's happening now. Hassan, an English teacher who had been tortured in Syria, filmed as he crossed the Med in an overcrowded boat that quickly filled with water. Exodus: Our Journey To Europe is broadcast on BBC Two on 11,...
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Democracy in Europe?
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Professore emerito al Massachusetts Institute of Technology Noam Chomsky è linguista, filosofo e teorico della comunicazione.
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