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‘in motion’ film screening: ‘Styx’ (Wolfgang Fischer, 2018) – CANCELLED
Tuesday 25 February at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
N.B. This screening has been cancelled due to the UCU strike action taking place during this week.
‘in motion’ is the MMB film group bringing together students and researchers interested in the subject of migration in film and cinema. It comprises of monthly screenings (on the final Tuesday of the month) followed by informal conversations about the issues raised by the films. The film group is part of the MMB Research Challenge Imagination, Belonging, Futures. Everyone is welcome! The second screening in the series is the film Styx, directed by Wolfgang Fischer (2018). It shows the transformation of a strong woman torn from her contented world during a solo sailing trip. As the only person to come to the aid of a group of refugees shipwrecked on the Atlantic’s high seas, she is shown the limits of her importance and of the empathy of her cultural milieu.