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Virtual Streicker: Losing Our Humanity – An Evening with Cate Blanchett and the “Stateless” Team

Losing Our Humanity: An Evening with Cate Blanchett and the Stateless Team
Thursday, July 23 | 5:30 PM (EDT) | Free

Seven years ago two-time Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett was having a conversation in her kitchen with producer Elise McCready about the global refugee crisis and how government systems in place fail the most vulnerable. Inspired by that conversation, they put together Stateless, a powerful and harrowing 6-part series, now streaming on Netflix, about the intertwining stories of four people caught up in the Australian border control system. Partially inspired by the scandal involving Australian Cornelia Rau’s unlawful detention, Blanchett brought her knowledge as a global Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees into this series which forces us to look at the price refugees pay and the dangers of turning a blind eye.

Hear about the series and the refugee crisis in discussion with:

Cate Blanchett, producer and star (Pat Masters, the co-leader of a cult-like group)

Fayssal Bazzi, star (Ameer, a refugee from Afghanistan)

Jai Courtney, star (Cam Sanford, a detention center guard)

Yvonne Strahovski, star (Sofie Werner, an Australian who erroneously ends up labeled a refugee)

Elise McCready, producer

Tony Ayres, producer

Moderated by Jessica Shaw, host of EW Live on SiriusXM Stars Channel

Via Zoom Conferencing

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1.   The way which will allow you to ask questions through typed messages – is via Zoom. You can very simply download Zoom to your computer or tablet at https://zoom.us/download (we suggest that you take care of downloading Zoom prior to the start of the course). Then, at the time of the seminar, just copy this link into your browser: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KCL_S2dERmOE5HCkjQihVA

2.   If you are looking for a simpler way to watch and listen, you can livestream the class from Temple Emanu-El’s website by copying this link into your browser: https://www.emanuelnyc.org/broadcast/

Date
Jul 23
Time
5:30 PM
Register Here
Date
Jul 23
Time
5:30 PM
Register Here