Ai Weiwei Discusses His Documentary, "Human Flow"

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"Human Flow" is a moving, sweepingly cinematic documentary look at the global refugee crisis directed and produced by world-renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei. Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico and Turkey. The film is a witness to its subjects and their desperate search for safety, shelter and justice: from teeming refugee camps to perilous ocean crossings to barbed-wire borders; from dislocation and disillusionment to courage, endurance and adaptation; from the haunting lure of lives left behind to the unknown potential of the future.

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