Can art change the world?

  2013. The documentary centres around the struggles of artists to convey ‘the essence’ of events, without distorting their message. It looks at how artists have been using various mediums to portray situations, people and political systems in an attempt to help the public better connect with the international through games, poetry, films, interactive events and orally communicated stories.    From the exiled Iranian born poet Ali Abdolrezai, to Jacob Joyce’s Yoruba inspired stories and finally Frontier’s attempt to transplant gamers into the world of border crossing: all provide human experiences through existing platforms, which cannot or are not adequately portrayed in popular conceptions of the social and international world we live in.   The film will begin with an... read more
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