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Humanity in displacement and (post)colonialism

by Veritas Verte
Humanity in displacement and (post)colonialism by Veritas Verte
In the vast majority of the world, individuals find themselves in lives touched by colonialism or forced displacement (from forced migration for slavery to exile from situations of genocide or extreme poverty). This (growing) list hopes to collect stories told from the perspective of the displaced. The first 18 are directed by individuals who come from—or are descendants of—the populations represented on the screen. Any suggestions for more are welcome! The rest are stories told by “sympathetic” others, and worth a look. Kalyanee Mam Cheryl Dunye Chris Eyre See also: Clearcut Land/water/rain. See more on this film, directed by former… Read more

In the vast majority of the world, individuals find themselves in lives touched by colonialism or forced displacement (from forced migration for slavery to exile from situations of genocide or extreme poverty). This (growing) list hopes to collect stories told from the perspective of the displaced. The first 18 are directed by individuals who come from—or are descendants of—the populations represented on the screen. Any suggestions for more are welcome! The rest are stories told by “sympathetic” others, and worth a look.


Kalyanee Mam



Cheryl Dunye



Chris Eyre

See also:

Clearcut



Land/water/rain. See more on this film, directed by former Cambodian refugee Kalyanee Mam, here.


LAND/WATER/RAIN – On the Tonle Sap from Kalyanee Mam on Vimeo.

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