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The Great European Disaster Movie

The Great European Disaster Movie depicts a Europe sleepwalking towards disaster. The film pairs an imagined dystopian future with insightful, cross-national analysis by experts and by ordinary citizens alike. It frames Europe through the eyes of those who are most important to its success: Europeans themselves.

Co-produced by the BBC and Arte, The Great European Disaster Movie (2015) has been watched by over 2.5 million viewers in 12 countries and has been translated into 10 languages, including Farsi and Japanese.

BBC4 broadcast the film as part of its Storyville strand in March 2015, provoking controversy and criticism from the “Leave” campaign in the UK. Annalisa Piras addressed the fallout in an op-ed for The Guardian.

The film won the prestigious German CIVIS Media Prize in 2016, selected from over 900 media programmes from across Europe. The prize was bestowed by the German Federal President Joachim Gauck and the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz at the German Foreign Office in Berlin.

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