Chase Public, Lyrical Insurrection, and Emotion Pictures present:
"We Come As Friends" (2014) a documentary by Hubert Sauper
"A masterfully composed and suitably outraged look at the neocolonialist exploitation of South Sudan, “We Come as Friends” is, after “Darwin’s Nightmare,” the second part of Austrian documentarian Hubert Sauper’s proposed trilogy about the contemporary plight of African countries. Six years in the making, the film observes South Sudan becoming independent, politely pillaged for its resources, and devastated by war; according to Sauper, a number of the villages seen in the docu no longer exist. Amazingly, Sauper helped design a homemade airplane with which to travel the country at will; the film, too, is a purposeful vehicle, lofty in its aims." - Rob Nelson, Variety
The doors open at 6 for an optional vegan-friendly potluck, feel free to bring a dish or suggested $5 donation and get to know your fellow audience members. We'll begin the film at 7pm, followed by group discussion.
Tuesday, February 23rd
6:00 Potluck, 7:00 Film
BYOB, respectfully. Disrespectful B will be shunned with great contempt.
A $5 donation encouraged to support future programming