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Global Rural: Encountering the Global Countryside

Date March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This year’s ‘Global-Rural’ theme encompasses many films that depict the impact of globalization on rural societies, as well as the rise of ‘rural cosmopolitanism’.

Sunday 24 March, 5pm

Global Rural: Encountering the Global Countryside

Professor Michael Woods explores the impact of the globalization of rural societies and the responses of rural communities to these changes.

Dr Francesca Fois will introduce the Sardinia case study and En Route film.
6.15pm En Route film
What does it feel like to trek overland across Africa, risk the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean and then find oneself stuck in limbo in the Sardinian countryside? This is the dilemma En Route explores with two groups of young African men who find life in Europe rather different from what they’d expected, focusing on the everyday life, the travel stories, the desires and aspirations of young migrants.

+ Q&A with the directors Gaetano Crivano and Margherita Pisano

 

Details

Date:
March 24
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Global-Rural
Website:
https://www.global-rural.org/

Venue

Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 2NN United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.wowfilmfestival.com/cy/films/item/307-encountering-the-global-countryside