11 September 2016, HUMAN : Taiwan Premiere

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HUMAN is a collection of stories and images of our world, offering an immersion to the core of what it means to be human. Through these stories full of love and happiness, as well as hatred and violence, HUMAN brings us face to face with the Other, making us reflect on our lives. From stories of everyday experiences to accounts of the most unbelievable lives, these poignant encounters share a rare sincerity and underline who we are – our darker side, but also what is most noble in us, and what is universal. Our Earth is shown at its most sublime through never-before-seen aerial images accompanied by soaring music, resulting in an ode to the beauty of the world, providing a moment to draw breath and for introspection.

HUMAN is a politically engaged work which allows us to embrace the human condition and to reflect on the meaning of our existence.

12:30PM: Doors Open
1PM: Socializing & sign up for interview booth. Recording of interviews.
2PM: Short intro of the film
2:05PM: Screening of the film part 1
3:30PM: Intermission + More interviews
4PM: Screening part 2
5:30PM: Short Q&A/Mingle & conversations + final interviews

We will be interviewing attendees about their personal stories and the resulting footage will be cut and compiled into a short video: “Humans of Taipei”

Host: Anaïs Siab, filmmaker (violentspring.com)
Tobie Openshaw (documentary filmmaker)


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