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February 2017

Refugee: Asylum, Sanctuary, Haven exhibition at Harbor Square Gallery

February 1 @ 9:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
March 2017

Fire At Sea at the Gracie in Bangor-March 22 at 7pm

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gracie Theatre, One College Place
Bangor, 04401 United States
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This film is sponsored by the College of Science and Humanities, and hosted by Nico Jenkins, PhD Asst. Professor, Husson University, Preceptor, Honors College, University of Maine. This showing of "Fire at Sea" is free and open to the public. Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival 2016, Gianfranco Rosi’s incisive, poignant and deeply moving portrait of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa - and the humanitarian crisis occurring in the seas around it - is both a masterly work of documentary filmmaking and a timely call for urgent action. Situated 150 miles south of Sicily, Lampedusa has hit headlines as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe. After spending months living on the island and engaging with its inhabitants, Rosi accumulated an incredible array of footage, portraying the…

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