Stop the ships

elysium, asylum seekers and the battle over Sovereign borders

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The article presents a criticism on American science fiction film "Elysium" directed by Neil Blomkamp. Topics include the film's critique of current world problems including poverty, pollution, and displacement, its analysis of pressing political, social and environmental issues, and the forum provided by the film on stateless individuals who struggle to survive.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)78-85
Number of pages8
JournalScreen Education
Issue number78
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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