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Borders and Boundaries

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a wall with barbed wire on it against a sunset sky

This programme offers a contemporary informed gaze on borders the world over as they are drawn and challenged.

Marking the Fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago is an opportunity to contemplate borders and boundaries, then and now; physical, man-made ones and the way they have been accounted for, represented, challenged and transgressed in film.

Never ceasing to be topical, ‘borders’ have shaped people’s lives, formed and fractured communities, solidified and challenged ideologies.

Film, in its transient nature, is a fascinating medium to navigate those lines and diffuse them, be it on screen, in the production process and also through the experience of viewing on all sides of the divide.

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