Previously at the ICA - Films
14 May 2017
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Gianfranco Rosi, hosted by film critic Trevor Johnston.
Samuele is 12 years old and lives on an island in the middle of the sea. He goes to school, loves shooting his slingshot and going hunting. He likes land games, even though everything around him speaks of the sea and the men, women and children who try to cross it to get to his island. But his is not an island like the others – its name is Lampedusa and it is the most symbolic border of Europe, crossed by thousands of migrants in the last 20 years in search of freedom.
Fire At Sea, dir. Gianfranco Rosi, Italy/France 2015, 108 mins, Italian with English subtitles
Crossings: Stories of Migration is an ICA-led UK-wide film and events programme supported by the BFI using National Lottery funding and in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and the School of Film & Television, Falmouth University