Past events

DocLab Live: Bloodless – Guided by the Ghost of a Korean Sex Worker 25 Nov 2017 at 17:00

Special presentation on VR installation Bloodless, in which director Gina Kim and guests discuss the influence of American military presence on the South Korean people since 1956.

DocLab Live: Order, Chaos and Everything 21 Nov 2017 at 20:00

Join Jonathan Harris on a secular pilgrimage: from physical reality to the chaos of YouTube, and a digital simulation of consciousness.

Industry Session: Making VR Work for Audiences 20 Nov 2017 at 10:00

Zillah Watson, Commissioning Editor for Virtual Reality at the BBC, on how to make VR work for audiences.

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You Cannot Hide from Allah

A cab driver in Washington D.C. wins the lottery and decides to return to his hometown in Pakistan and run for mayor.

The story of Mr. Ihsan Khan, an immigrant from a small town in Pakistan who worked as a cab driver in Washington D.C. for over two decades before winning $54 million in the lottery. Four years later, he decided to put his money to good use, so he returned to his hometown in Pakistan and ran for mayor.
You Cannot Hide from Allah is part of Why Democracy?, an online documentary project supported by IDFA.

Project details

Year of development :2007
Created by:Petr Lom

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Official website

www.whydemocracy.net