Program 31 - 'Cabuwazi (Circus) Beyond Borders' Free Early Show

  • Empire State College 325 Hudson Street New York, NY, 10013 United States

Cabuwazi (Circus) Beyond Borders - In the summer of 2015 thousands of refugees arrive in Berlin. Amongst them are many children. Behind them lie long and, in some cases, difficult journeys. Friends and family are gone, everything is different, everything foreign. For a Berlin based child and youth circus, Cabuwazi, it is immediately clear that something must be done. An independent team named “Cabuwazi Beyond Borders” is established and travels directly to the refugee centres. The children and young people longingly await their circus classes. One young man from Tempelhof is so enthusiastic that he himself wants to become a trainer. The climax of the 3 month long course is the final circus show in a real life circus tent. A charming and important film for these difficult and often too angry times. (2016, 30min)

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