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Q&A with U.N. special rapporteur Leilani Farha at our October 4 screening!

Housing prices have exploded in the world's major cities, but the salary levels have not. Today, you can spend almost all your income on a place to live, where you can never spend any time, because you have to be at work to pay the rent. Families are being pushed out of their homes. Policemen and fire fighters can't afford to live in the cities they are meant to protect. And at the same time, large buildings stand empty as investment objects in the world's largest cities. What happened, and what can be done?

Poster for the housing-crisis documentary PushLeilani Farha from the United Nations is working to push governments all over the world to secure a fundamental human right to housing, and in Push she travels to some of the world's biggest cities to examine the scale and causes of the housing crisis. What she finds is appalling. But in an alliance with mayors from Berlin to Barcelona, a new project comes about that might turn the trend. Fredrik Gertten's latest film sheds light on something that everyone is talking about, but which few people really understand. You will, once you have seen this film.

– CPH : DOX


Special Guest:

UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha will attend our screening on Friday, October 4th and conduct a Q&A after the movie.

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