'STRANDED IN CANTON' - OPEN AIR CINEMA
On July 28th Humanity House in The Hague opens its Open Air Cinema 2016 season with the revealing and funny film Stranded in Canton about a Congolese businessman whose trade in T-shirts runs into difficulty, leaving him stranded in Guangzhou.
Swedish filmmaker and photographer Måns Månsson uses this tragicomical fiction to chart the new relationship between China and Africa. Africans are relocating to South-East Asia in large numbers to start a new life, but the Chinese have a saying: ‘Fool the businessman, but don’t kill him.’ That leads to plenty of misunderstandings.
Read more about the program here.