‘A Drowning Man’ Submerges Viewers in the Unseen of the Refugee Crisis

“A Drowning Man” (2017) explores the unseen aspects of the Refugee Crisis. In, 15 far-too-short minutes, viewers are given a detailed snapshot of what it’s like for a refugee to drown in the waters of poverty and otherness while trying to navigate a land whose promise has worn off, and only ‘strange’ remains.