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Fuocoammare

Gianfranco Rosi France, 2016

Caitlin's rating of the film Fire at Sea

This could have been a 5 star film but, in focusing so much on the island's inhabitants, the stories of the migrants and refugees get lost. I understand that Rosi was trying to show how life goes on even though a human catastrophe is taking place nearby, but I wanted to hear more stories of the refugees. We need art that humanizes a group of people increasingly being dehumanized in the media and politics.