EVENT: UNHCR WILL2LIVE Cinema 2019/ UNHCR WILL2LIVE映画祭2019
WHEN & WHERE: Sept. 21 ~ 23 2019 イタリア文化会館 / Italian Culture Center;
Sept 28, 2019 グローバルフェスタ / Global Festa JAPAN2019 at Odaiba;
Oct. 4 & 5 2019文京シビックホール 小ホール / Bunkyo Civic Hall
COST: FREE (donations gratefully accepted)
The UNHCR Refugee Film Festival has been rebranded this year as UNHCR WILL2LIVE Cinema 2019. Presently, 70.8 million people worldwide have been forced from their homes. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) provides necessary assistance to these displaced people and tries to insure that no one is left without a safe haven.
The films shown this year will focus on the will of refugees to survive and overcome obstacles. It is important to realize that anyone may be faced with such difficulties without warning due to climate change disruptions, war, natural disasters, or civil unrest. Films featuring the unbroken spirit of refugees have been intentionally chosen for this year’s lineup. The festival will take place this year from September 21 to October 14, 2019 at venues in both Tokyo and Nagoya.