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Human Flow: The Global Refugee Crisis
From war to famine to climate change, the world is seeing more than 65 million displaced individuals—the highest number on record since World War II.
In his new documentary Human Flow, Ai Weiwei artfully captures the ongoing global migration crisis through individual portraits. “In this time of uncertainty, we need more tolerance, compassion and trust for each other since we all are one. Otherwise, humanity will face an even bigger crisis,” Weiwei stated.
Filmed over the span of one year, Human Flow was shot by 25 film crews in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Palestine, Serbia, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand and Turkey. The film was unveiled at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival and will soon be coming to theaters.
Watch the trailer from Amazon Studios here.
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