Virginia Film Festival Highlights: Filming at the Borders. Migrating to Europe Today

Thursday, November 3, 2016
6:45pm-7:50pm, Downtown Mall, Violet Crown A

Virginia Film Festival 2016: Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today

A selection of films curated by Nora Philippe

Sponsored by the UVA Department of French and the UVA Program in European Studies.

With special thanks to the International Rescue Committee (Charlottesville)

These films invite dialogue about the urgent topic of migration and about the role that images and narratives play in bringing it more fully to our awareness.

  • Memories From Gehenna  (Souvenirs de la Géhenne), dir.Thomas Jenkoe (2015), France , 56 min.  Thursday, November 3rd, 6:45-7 :50 Downtown Mall, Violet Crown A
  • Hope, Boris Lojkine (2015), France, 86 min.   Friday, November 4th, 4 :15-6 :00, Downtown Mall, Violet Crown B
  • The Messengers (Les Messagers),  Helene Crouzillat + Laetitia Tura (2015) 70 min. Saturday, November 5th, 11 :00-12 :30, Newcomb Hall Theater
  • Fire at Sea, ( “Fuocoammare”), dir. Gianfranco Rosi (2016), 114 min. Saturday, November 5th,  4:00-6:15. PVCC Dickenson Theater.

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