Lifeboat

2017 | 32 min.
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Shorts Save America
Milliken at the Dennos MuseumWed, Aug 1 12:00 PM
The current political climate of our nation has many marginalized communities fearing for their future as America becomes increasingly divided. This collection of short films shines a light on these people as they examine the way their lives have changed since November 9th, 2016. In Los Lecheros, the fates of undocumented immigrant workers and Wisconsin's $43 billion dairy industry are inextricably linked— both uncertain of their future, as the threat of deportation under the Cheeto administration rise. Notes From Dunblane: Lessons From a School Shooting offers a sensitive look into the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Massacre and a critique of America’s irresponsible relationship with the 2nd Amendment. 50 years after the Voting Rights Act of 1965, people of color across the US are still having to fight for their right to vote. Dynamic documentary filmmaker, Dawn Porter, is on the case in You Have The Right To Vote. Gavin Grimm vs. offers insight into the life
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Film Info
Section:Short Films
Original Title:2017
Release Year:32 min.
Runtime:Short Documentary
Original Language:Arabic
English
German
Subtitles:English

Description

LIFEBOAT showcases refugees desperate enough to risk their lives in rubber boats leaving Libya in the middle of the night, despite a high probability of drowning. With few resources but certain that civil society must intervene, volunteers from a German non-profit risk the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts.

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