Here and There Film Screening
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Apr 20, 2016 1:00–2:00pm
Organized by: School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS) at AUC
Venue: School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS) at AUC
Address: AUC Avenue, P.O Box 74, 5th Settlement, New Cairo 11835
Admission: AUC community only

Here and There Film Screening

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, Tim Sullivan Lounge, AUC New Cairo
Sociology,Anthropology,Psychology and Egyptology

Here and There is the fourth film to be screened as part of the Film and Lecture Series titled Representing the Migrant Self: Video-Life Stories of Migrants in Greece. The films are co-produced by migrants and Greeks and chart the everyday lives of Egyptians in Thessaloniki, Albanians in Crete, Indians in Attica, Nigerians and Ukrainians in Athens.

Video-life stories of migrants are the product of a collaboration between  migrants  and  Greeks.  It  consists  of  20  short  films  which  present  the  everyday  reality  in  Greece  in  a  way  that  combines  the  actually  lived  experience  and  the  perceptions  of  both  migrants  and  Greeks.  By  following the methodology  of  participatory  video, migrants  and Greeks  contributed  actively  to  the  design  and  execution  of  the  project  throughout  the  stages  of  its  production.  After  being  trained  to  use  modern  equipment for  audiovisual recording  and to the theory  of film  narrative,  with  an  emphasis  placed  on  life  stories  and  observational  documentary, 20 migrants and 20 Greeks working in pairs (a migrant and  a  Greek)  filmed  the  life  stories  of  5  migrant  groups  (Egyptians  in  Thessaloniki,  Albanians  in  Crete,  Indians  in  Attica,  Nigerians  and  Ukrainians in Athens). The film narratives are focused on 4 fundamental aspects of daily life (family, work, art and the idea of “here and there”).