Migration in Film and Television: Representations, Practices and Modes of Circulation
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In this lecture we will offer an overview on the role of media in migration, using the cinema as a prism to understand the intersections of people’s movements with the politics of representation and production. In the first part, we will briefly focus on how, since its birth, the cinema has fostered cultural hybridity, exchange and people’s circulation. In the second part, we will analyse recent examples of documentary and fiction films that aim to counteract the sensationalist tropes of crisis and othering that prevail in mainstream media.