Saturday, December 1, 2018

8th PCI FILM SERIES announcements for December 2018 and January 2019



10 December: In the Same Boat (2016, Rudi Gnutti, Spain, 70 min). Introduction by dr. Domitilla Olivieri (Gender Studies, UU).





Time: 17.00 - 19.30 
Location: Entrance at Muntstraat 2A, MCW-LAB (Grote zaal KNG20)

A fascinating and stylish investigation into globalisation and the future of our economy. The Same Boat is an artistic and sophisticated analysis of the effects of globalisation on the world, which presents an optimistic argument for the future of the planet. Guided by some of the world's leading radical figures, from Zygmunt Bauman to Jose Mujica, In The Same Boat travels the world discovering the views of its people on work, happiness, the environment, and the economy. Supported by Rudy Gnutti's stunning cinematography and compositions, this film will transform your understanding of the modern world. 


Admission is free of charge. However, due to safety regulations, maximum capacity of the room is 80 people. No exceptions are made. First come, first seated. 


'1/2 Revolution' (dir. Karim el Hakim, Omar Shargawi, 2016) - introduced by Sara Verderi (Utrecht University, Gender Studies)

Date: 14 January
Time: 17.00- 19.30
Location: Entrance at Muntstraat 2A, MCW-LAB (Grote zaal KNG20)



January 2011 - Downtown Cairo - a close-knit group of friends struggle to stay alive and stick together as waves of protests escalate around them in their neighborhood near Tahrir Square during the first chaotic days of the Egyptian Revolution. Armed with cameras and focused determination, directors Omar Shargawi and Karim El Hakim take to the streets to capture a view of the revolution unlike any other. 
Shot from street level and featuring stunning on-the-ground footage of history in the making, 1/2 Revolution is one of a kind real-life action thriller.

Admission is free of charge. However, due to safety regulations, maximum capacity of the room is 80 people. No exceptions are made. First come, first seated. 

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